Echoes of Sport

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T.N. Foulis, 1911 - Fishing - 167 pages

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Page 78 - 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 than angling.
Page 69 - My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart's in the Highlands a-chasing the deer, A-chasing the wild deer and following the roe — My heart's in the Highlands, wherever I go!
Page 117 - Get thee up into the top of Pisgah, and lift up thine eyes westward, and northward, and southward, and eastward, and behold it with thine eyes: for thou shalt not go over this Jordan.
Page 124 - When Autumn is flaunting his banner of pride For glory that summer has fled, Arrayed in the robes of his royalty, dyed In tawny, and orange, and red ; When the oak is yet rife with the vigour of life, Though his acorns are dropping below, Through bramble and brake shall the echoes awake, To the ring of a clear Tally-Ho ! . * A fox, for a Hundred...
Page 38 - THE BUSH ABOON TRAQUAIR. Will ye gang wi' me and fare To the bush aboon Traquair? Owre the high Minchmuir we'll up and awa', This bonny simmer noon, While the sun shines fair aboon, And the licht sklents saftly doun on holm and ha".
Page 88 - Dont waste your time at family funerals grieving for your relatives: attend to life, not to death: there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it, and better.
Page 108 - The chestnut-crested plain, Unfolds its robe of green and gold In pasture, grape, and grain ; But on and up, where Nature's heart Beats strong amid the hills, They pause, contented with the wealth That either bosom fills.

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