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" No life, my honest scholar, no life so happy and so pleasant as the life of a well-governed angler; for when the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip banks, hear the birds sing,... "
Crosscurrents: A Fly Fisher's Progress - Pagina 1
door James R. Babb - 2002 - 224 pagina’s
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The national reading books, adapted to the government code ..., Volume 5

National reading books - 1871
...fancy himself miles away in the country in company with Izaak, when, to use his own expressive words, " we sit on cowslip banks, hear the birds sing, and...streams which we now see glide so quietly by us." But Izaak thought so much of going fishing, that at times he forgot the pain, or rather torture to...
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Outre Mer. Driftwood

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1872
...me." THE VILLAGE OF EL PARDILLO When the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman a preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip...in as much quietness as these silent silver streams we now see glide so quietly by us. IZAAK WALTON. IN that delicious season when the coy and capricious...
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Who will save her?, Volume 2

Watts Phillips - 1874
...of a well-governed angler ; for when the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip...streams which we now see glide so quietly by us." Peter Applethwaite, who was a good listener as well as talker — the former qualification being a...
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The Prose Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1874 - 785 pagina’s
...me." THE VILLAGE OF EL PARDILLO. When the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip...sing, and possess ourselves in as much quietness as ihese silent silver streams we now see glide so quietly by us. IZAAK WALTON. TN that delicious season...
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Luton, Past and Present: Its History and Antiquities

Frederick Davis (of Luton.) - 1874 - 139 pagina’s
...of a well-governed angler ; tor when the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip...banks, hear the birds sing, and possess ourselves of as much quietness as these silent silver streams which we now see glide so gently by us. Indeed...
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Report, Volume 5

New Hampshire. Dept. of Agriculture - 1875
...of a well governed angler; for when the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip...silver streams which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, we may say of angling as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries, ' Doubtless God could have made...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1875
...of a well-governed angler ; for when the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip...quietness as these silent silver streams which we now see * ' Compleat Angler,' Part I. cap. i. t In allusion to his generic name, Thymallus. j ' Compleat Angler,'...
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Pleasures of Angling with Rod and Reel for Trout and Salmon

George Dawson - 1876 - 264 pagina’s
...of a well-governed angler; for when the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip...now see glide so quietly by us. — [Izaak Walton. Abused mortals, did you know Where joy, heart's-ease and comforts grow, You'd scorn proud towers, And...
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Pleasures of Angling with Rod and Reel for Trout and Salmon

George Dawson - 1876 - 264 pagina’s
...of a well-governed angler; for when the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip...streams, which we now see glide so quietly by us. — \Izaah Walton. Abused mortals, did you know "Where joy, heart's-ease and comforts grow, You'd scorn...
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Lichene from an Old Abbey: Being Historical Reminiscenses of the Monastery ...

1876 - 319 pagina’s
...\vellgoverned angler; for, when the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preventing and contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip banks, hear...streams, which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling, as Doctor Boteler said of strawberries, "doubtless...
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