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Page 71 - Lo! on a narrow neck of land, 'Twixt two unbounded seas, I stand, Secure, insensible: A point of time, a moment's space. Removes me to that heavenly place. Or shuts me up in hell.
Page 67 - Man's life is like a winter's day, Some only breakfast, and away ; Others to dinner stay, and are full fed : The oldest man but sups, and goes to bed. Large is his debt who lingers out the day, Who goes the soonest has the least to pay.
Page 14 - Hark, where my blossomed pear-tree in the hedge Leans to the field and scatters on the clover Blossoms and dewdrops — at the bent spray's edge- — That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, Lest you should think he never could recapture The first fine careless rapture!
Page 131 - Fresh juice did stir th' embracing vines, And birds had drawn their valentines. The jealous Trout, that low did lie, Rose at a well-dissembled fly : There stood my friend with patient skill, Attending of his trembling quill.
Page 67 - Our life is but a Winter's day — Some only breakfast and away. Others to dinner stay and are full fed, The oldest man but sups, and goes to bed. Large is his debt who lingers out the day : Who goes the soonest has the least to pay.
Page 55 - thou mak'st a testament As worldlings do, giving thy sum of more To that which had too much : ' then, being alone, Left and abandon'd of his velvet friends ; ' 'Tis right,' quoth he ; ' thus misery doth part The flux of company : ' anon, a careless herd, Full of the pasture, jumps along by him, And never stays to greet him ;
Page 144 - FLOAT FISHING AND SPINNING IN THE NOTTINGHAM STYLE. By JW MARTIN, the " Trent Otter." Coloured boards, Illustrated. Crown 8vo, 2s. 6d. A HANDY GUIDE TO DRY-FLY FISHING. By COTSWOLD ISYS, MA Illustrated. Third and revised Edition. Crown 8vo, boards, is. RECOLLECTIONS OF FLY-FISHING FOR SALMON, TROUT, AND GRAYLING. By EDWARD HAMILTON, MD, FLS, &c. Illustrated.
Page 55 - To-day, my lord of Amiens and myself Did steal behind him, as he lay along Under an oak, whose antique root peeps out Upon the brook that brawls along this wood...
Page 124 - Mowett's Rock, where my canoe was waiting for me, to fish for salmon. As I stepped out from a thicket on to the shingly bank of the river a spotted sandpiper teetered along before me, followed by three young ones. Frightened at first, she flew out a few feet over the water ; but the piperlings could not fly, having no feathers, and they crept under a crooked log.