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" You are severe on Cockney fishermen, and, I suppose, would apply to them only, the observation of Dr. Johnson, which on a former occasion you would not allow to be just: " Angling is an amusement with a stick and a string; a worm at one end, and a fool... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Pagina 271
1828
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Cautions to Young Sportsmen

Sir Thomas Frankland - 1801
...Canter. B 3 withstanding that some of his wag friends may define Angling to be a stick and a string, with a Worm at one end, and a Fool at the other, and that he may find Diachylon an expensive article on having rode a mile or two extraordinary. I knew...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine ..., Volume 6

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1822
...sensibility and friendship, honourable to them both. A wit denned angling to be a stick and a string, with a worm at one end and a fool at the other ; and if, in our notice of this amusing volume, we may seem to have approached the opposite extreme, and...
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The retrospective review, Volume 6

1822
...sensibility and friendship, honourable to them both. A wit defined angling to be a stick and a string, with a worm at one end and a fool at the other ; and if, in our notice of this amusing volume, we may seem to have approached the opposite extreme, and...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - 1827
...temptation of deeming him something worse than, as exhibited in Swift's definition, " a stick and a string, a worm at one end and a fool at the other." Nottingham. WH Now, as the sun declines, may lie seen, emerging from the surface of shallow streams,...
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Salmonia: Or, Days of Fly Fishing. In a Series of Conversations. With Some ...

Sir Humphry Davy - 1828 - 273 pagine
...which on a former occasion you would not allow to be just: " Angling is an amusement with a stick and a string; a worm at one end, and a fool at the other."...perpetual pursuit in as high a degree as you have ; and if we were to look at the real foundations of your pleasure, we should find them like most of...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 24

1828
...on a former occasion you would not allow to be just : ' Angling is an amusement with a stick and a string ; a worm at one end, and a fool at the other.'...perpetual pursuit in as high a degree as you have ; and if we were to look at the real foun^' dations of your pleasure, we should find them like most...
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The Gentleman's Pocket Magazine; and Album of Literature and Fine Arts

1829
...will in no way apply to the former. The Ucan of St. Patrick defined him thus : — " a stick and a string, a worm at one end, and a fool at the other." That this was dictated rather by a spirit of universal ridicule than by sound judgment, is the opinion...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 2

William Hone - 1830
...temptation of deeming him something worse than, as exhibited in Swift's definition, " a stick and a string, a worm at one end and a fool at the other." Nottingham. WH Now, as the sun declines, may be seen, emerging from the surface of shallow streams,...
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Salmonia: Or: Days of Fly Fishing. In a Series of Conversations; with Some ...

Sir Humphry Davy - 1832 - 312 pagine
...on a former occasion you would not allow to be just : " Angling is an amusement with a stick and a string ; a worm at one end, and a fool at the other." And to yourself you would pply it with this ch ange : " a fly at one end, and a philosopher at the other." Yet the pleasure of...
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The Philosophy of Living: Or, The Way to Enjoy Life and Its Comforts

Caleb Ticknor - 1836 - 334 pagine
...dozen or two in his pocket. A British classic writer defined angling to be " a stick and a string, with a worm at one end, and a fool at the other ;" and might not smoking, with equal propriety, bear a similar definition ? Chewing is, perhaps, as injurious...
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