Historical Sketches of the Angling Literature of All Nations

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J. R. Smith, 1856 - 335 стор.
 

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Сторінка 300 - Complete Angler; or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation : being a Discourse of Rivers, Fishponds. Fish and Fishing, written by IZAAK WALTON ; and Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a clear Stream, by CHARLES COTTON.
Сторінка 305 - Ephemera. — A Handbook of Angling; Teaching Fly-fishing, Trolling, Bottomfishing, Salmon-fishing ; with the Natural History of River Fish, and the best modes of Catching them. By EPHEMERA.
Сторінка 332 - ANALECTA ANGLO-SAXONICA.— A Selection, in Prose and Verse, from Anglo-Saxon Authors, of various ages, with a Glossary. By Benjamin Thorpe, FSA A New Edition, with corrections and improvements. Post 8vo, cloth, 8s.
Сторінка 182 - The bright-ey'd perch with fins of Tyrian dye The silver eel, in shining volumes roll'd, The yellow carp, in scales bedropp'd with gold, Swift trouts, diversified with crimson stains, And pikes, the tyrants of the wat'ry plains. Now Cancer glows with Phoebus...
Сторінка 182 - And, whitening, down their mossy-tinctur'd stream Descends the billowy foam: now is the time, While yet the dark-brown water aids the guile, To tempt the trout. The well-dissembled fly, The rod fine-tapering with elastic spring, Snatch'd from the hoary steed the floating line, And all thy slender wat'ry stores prepare.
Сторінка 183 - Which, by rapacious hunger swallow'd deep, Gives, as you tear it from the bleeding breast Of the weak, helpless, uncomplaining wretch, Harsh pain and horror to the tender hand.
Сторінка 183 - There throw, nice-judging, the delusive fly; And as you lead it round in artful curve, With eye attentive mark the springing game.
Сторінка 137 - Walton will be seen twice in no man's company he does not like, and likes none but such as he believes to be very honest men, which is one of the best arguments, or at least of the best testimonies I have, that I either am, or that he thinks me one of those, seeing I have not yet found him weary of me.
Сторінка 330 - The Pilgrim Fathers— Collections concerning the Church or Congregation of Protestant Separatists formed at Scrooby, in North Nottinghamshire, in the time of James I., the Founders of New Plymouth, the Parent Colony of New England.
Сторінка 4 - Akerman. 12mo, cloth, 2s. 6d. " We will conclude with a simple but the stories as it is interesting as a picture hearty recommendation of a little book of rustic manners.

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