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" Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries, " Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did ; " and so, if I might be judge, " God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation... "
The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare - Page 221
by Henry Nicholson Ellacombe - 1878
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The Complete Angler: Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation...: Prefixed, the ...

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton, Sir John Hawkins - Fishing - 1775
...ftrawberries -, " Doubtlels " God could have made a better berry, but '' doubtlefs God never did :" and fo, if I might be judge, " God never did make a more calm, "• quiet, innocent recreation, than angling." I'll tell you, fcholar, when 1 fat laft on this 'primtofe-bank, and looked down thefe meadows, I thought...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 90

History - 1822
...ourselves in as much quietness as these silent silver streams, which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling as...more calm, quiet, innocent recreation, than angling." Perhaps some of your readers may here ask, am I as eagerly devoted to the sports of the field as to...
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The Complete Angler, Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse ...

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton, Sir John Hawkins - Fishing - 1822 - 383 pages
...we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler1 said of strawberries, " Doubtless God could have made...more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling." I'll tell you, scholar ; when I sat last on this primrosebank, and looked down these meadows, I thought...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 90

English literature - 1822
...which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling as Dr Botelcr said of strawberries ; ' Doubtless God could have...more calm, quiet, innocent recreation, than angling." Perhaps some of your readers may here ask, am I as eagerly devoted to the sports of the field as to...
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The Complete Angler, Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse ...

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton, Sir John Hawkins - Fishing - 1822 - 383 pages
...we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler1 said of strawberries, " Doubtless God could have made..." God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent re^ creation than angling." I'll tell you, scholar ; when I sat last on this primrosebank, and looked...
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The Lady's magazine (and museum). Improved ser., enlarged

1835
...we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling, aj Dr.Botelersaid of strawberries,' Doubtless, God could have made a...more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling. " I'll tell you, scholar, when I sat last on this primrose hank, and looked down these meadows, I thought...
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Contemplative man's recreation

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1824 - 416 pages
...ourselves in as much quietness as these silent silver streams, which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good Scholar, we may say of Angling, as...Doubtless " God could have made a better berry, but doubt" less God never did :" and so, if I might be judge, " God never did make a more calm, quiet,...
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The Complete Angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton:: Extensively ...

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1824 - 416 pages
...Dr. Boteler said of Strawberries; " Doubtless " God could have made a better berry, but doubt" less God never did :" and so, if I might be judge, " God...calm, quiet, innocent " recreation, than Angling." I'll tell you, Scholar, when I sat last on this primrose-bank, and looked down these Meadows, I thought...
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The Complete Angler

I. Walton - 1833
...ourselves in as much quietness as these silent silver streams, which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling, as...calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling." I 'll tell you, scholar, when I sat last on this primrose bank, and looked down these meadows, I thought...
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Trout and salmon fishing in Wales

George Agar Hansard - History - 1834 - 223 pages
...which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling, as Dr. Botelar said of strawberries, — * Doubtless God could have...but doubtless God never did ; ' and so, if I might judge, God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation, than angling,"— IZAAC WALTON....
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