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" Of pendent trees, the monarch of the brook, Behoves you then to ply your finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly ; And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. At last, while haply o'er the shaded... "
Thomson's Seasons: Criticial Edition, Being a Reproduction of the Original ... - Page 23
by James Thomson - 1908 - 338 pages
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The Seasons: By James Thomson; with His Life, an Index, and Glossary ...

James Thomson - 1793 - 225 pages
...scans the fly ; And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. 425 At last, while haply o'er the shaded sun Passes a...death, With sullen plunge. At once he darts along, Deep struck, and runs out all the lengthen'd line ; Then seeks the farthest ooze, the sheltering weed,...
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The Seasons: By James Thomson

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - 1800 - 288 pages
...finest art. jAing time he, following cautious, scans the fly; And oft attempts to seize it , but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. At -last...o'er the shaded sun Passes a cloud , he desperate takss the death , With sullen plunge. At once he darts along, Deep-struck , and runs out all the lengthened...
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The Works of Mr. James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Thomson - 1802
...finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly; And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. At last,...Deep-struck, and runs out all the lengthen'd line; Then seeks the farthest ooze, the sheltering weed, The cavern'd bank, his old secure abode; And flics...
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The works of mr. James Thomson, to which is prefixed the life of the author ...

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - History - 1802
...attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. At last, while,haply-o'er the shaded sun Passes a cloud, he desperate takes...Deep-struck, and runs out all the lengthen'd line; Then seeks the farthest ooze, the sheltering weed, 16 SPRING. And flies aloft, and flounces round the...
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The Seasons...

James Thomson, gen - History - 2012 - 166 pages
...finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly; And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. At last,...while haply o'er the shaded sun Passes a cloud, he desp'rate takes the death, With sullen plunge. At once he darts along, Deep-struck, and runs out all...
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The seasons; with the life of the author. To which are added Hesiod, or the ...

James Thomson - 1803 - 232 pages
...art. Long time he , following cautious , scans the fly ; And oft attempts to seize it , but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. At last...he darts along , Deep-struck , and runs out all the lengthened line : Then seeks the farthest ooze, the sheltering weed , The cavern'd bank , his old secure...
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The Seasons, with the life of the author, by S. Johnson

James Thomson - 1836
...finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly; And oft attempts to seize it, hut as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. At last,...death, With sullen plunge. At once he darts along, Beep-struck, and runs out all the lengthen'd line; Then seeks the farthest ooze, the sheltering weed,...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 1

James Thomson, John Aikin - Poetry - 1804
...the fly, And oft' attempts to seize it, but as oft' The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear : 425 At last, while haply o'er the shaded sun Passes a...death With sullen plunge : at once he darts along, Deep struck, and runs out all the lengthen'd line, Then seeks the farthest ooze, the sheltering weed,...
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A concise treatise on the art of angling, confirmed by actual experience ...

Thomas Best - Sports & Recreation - 1804 - 184 pages
...time he, following cautious, scans the fly, And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpl'd water speaks his jealous fear : At last, while haply...sun Passes, a cloud, he desperate takes the death; Witli sullen plunge : at once he darts along, Deep struck, and runs out all the lengthen'd linn, Then...
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The seasons; with his life, by mr. Murdoch

James Thomson - 1806 - 308 pages
...scans the fly ; And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. 445 At last, while haply o'er the shaded sun Passes a...death, With sullen plunge. At once he darts along, Deep struck, and runs out all the lengthen'd line; Then seeks the farthest ooze, the sheltering weed,...
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