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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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shoal -- as in: run aground on a shoal
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • We struck on a shoal in going down the bay, and sprung a leak; we had a blustering time at sea, and were oblig’d to pump almost continually, at which I took my turn.

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  • The rocks,  shoals, and currents make it a treacherous journey.
  • His political career crashed on the shoals of unemployment and inflation.

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