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" Tis neither good for man nor beast ; When the wind is in the north, The skilful fisher goes not forth; When the wind is in the south, It blows the bait in the fishes' mouth ; When the wind is in the west, Then 'tis at the very best. "
The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore - Page 115
by Ernest Thompson Seton - 1921 - 590 pages
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The Book of Nursery Rhymes Complete: From the Creation of the World to the ...

Nursery rhymes - 1846 - 252 pages
...east, 'T is neither good for man nor beast ; When the wind is in the north, The skilful fisher goes not forth; : When the wind is in the south, It blows the...the fishes' mouth ; When the wind is in the west, Then 'tis at the very best. 78. [The following proverb is alluded to in Clarke's " Phraseologia Puerilis,"...
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The nursery rhymes of England, ed. by J.O. Halliwell

James Orchard Halliwell- Phillipps - 1846
...east, "Tis neither good for man nor beast; When the wind is in the north, The skilful fisher goes not forth; When the wind is in the south, It blows the...in the fishes' mouth; When the wind is in the west, Then 'tis at the very best. LXXX. [The following proverb is alluded to in Clarke's ' Phraseologia Puerilis,'...
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Popular rhymes and nursery tales: a sequel to the Nursery rhymes of England

1849 - 288 pages
...in the west, Then the fishes bite the best ; When the wind is in the north, Then the fishes do come forth ; When the wind is in the south, It blows the bait in the fish's mouth. This weather-wise advice to anglers was obtained from Oxfordshire . It is found in a...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1875
...north. The skilful fisher goes not forth ; When the wind is in the west, Then the sport is at its best ; When the wind is in the south, It blows the bait in the fish's mouth ; When the wind is in the east, 'Tie neither fit for man nor beast." The fourth line,...
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Complete Fisher's Manual for the United States

John Jay Brown - Fishing - 1849 - 332 pages
...You are to take notice, that of the winds, the south wind is said to be the best. One observes, that -When the wind is in the south. It blows the bait in the fish's mouth.' Next to that, the west wind is believed to be the best ; and having told you that the...
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The Mother Goose: Containing All the Melodies the Old Lady Ever Wrote

Dame Goslin (pseud.) - Children's rhymes - 1851 - 64 pages
...east, 'Tis neither good for man nor beast ; When the wind is in the north, The skilful fisher goes not forth ; When the wind is in the south, It blows the...the fishes' mouth ; When the wind is in the west, Then 'tis at the very best. WHO comes here ? A grenadier. What do you want ? A pot of beer. Where's...
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The American Angler's Guide: Or, Complete Fisher's Manual, for the United ...

John Jay Brown - Fishes - 1857 - 332 pages
...Yon are to take notice, that of the winds, the south wind is said to be the best. One ob serves, that -When the wind is in the south. It blows the bait in the fish's mouth/ Next to that, the west wind is believed to be the best ; and having told you that the...
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The fisherman's magazine and review

H. Cholmondeley-pennell - 1865
...mind the following well-known lines : — " When the wind is in the north, The skilful angler goes not forth. When the wind is in the south, It blows the bait in the fish's mouth. When the wind is in the east, "Tis neither good for man nor beast. When the wind is in...
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The Fisherman's Magazine and Review, Volume 2

Fishing - 1865
...mind the following well-known lines : — " When the wind is in the north, The skilful angler goes not forth. When the wind is in the south, It blows the bait in the fish's mouth. When the wind is in the east, 'Tis neither good for man nor beast. When the wind is in...
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Old Nursery songs, stories, and ballads

1869
...east, 'Tis neither good for man nor beast ; When the wind is in the north, The skilful fisher goes not forth ; When the wind is in the south, It blows the...the fishes' mouth ; When the wind is in the west, d> Then 'tis at the very best. • L HEN I was a bachelor, I lived by myself, And all the bread and...
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