Frost_ArtOfSwimming_1818_plateIII_watermark

Action of the legs. “The first part of the action of the legs, is to draw them in as high as possible; when a turn of the ancle must be made, so as to cause the soles of the feet to incline outward, the knees at the same time inclining inward [fig 1]; the feet must now be struck out as widely from each other as can be done, to the extent of the legs [fig 2].”

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