The Modern Fisher: Or, Driffield Angler ...

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H. Mozley - 249 Seiten
 

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Seite 93 - To frame the little animal, provide All the gay hues that wait on female pride, Let nature guide thee; sometimes golden wire The shining bellies of the fly require; The peacock's plumes thy tackle must not fail, Nor the dear purchase of the sable's tail. Each gaudy bird some slender tribute brings, And lends the growing insect proper wings : Silks of all colours must their aid impart, And ev'ry fur promote the fisher's art.
Seite 151 - ... be kept to hard labour for any time not exceeding one calendar month.
Seite 85 - Nor are they safe from their own kindred race : The Pike, fell tyrant of the liquid plain, With rav'nous waste devours his fellow-train; Yet, howsoe'er with raging famine piu'd, The Tench he spares, a salutary kind.
Seite 149 - And if any person shall take, kill, or destroy, or attempt to take, kill, or destroy, any fish in any river or stream, pond, pool, or other water, (not being in any park or paddock, or in any garden, orchard, or yard, adjoining or belonging to any dwelling-house, but...
Seite 93 - The peacock's plumes thy tackle must not fail, Nor the dear purchase of the sable's tail. Each gaudy bird some slender tribute brings, And lends the growing. insect proper wings : Silks of all colours must their aid impart, And every fur promote the fisher's art. So the gay lady, with expensive care, Borrows the pride of land, of sea, and air ; Furs, pearls, and plumes, the glittering thing displays, Dazzles our eyes, and easy hearts betrays.
Seite 151 - Any spawn, fry, or brood of fish, or any unsizeable fish, or fish out of season, or any smelt not five inches long...
Seite 90 - ... then take a piece of lead of a conical figure two inches high, and two in diameter at the base, with a hook at the apex, or point; tie your three parcels of hair into one knot, and to this by the hook hang the weight.
Seite 189 - ... some secret place, where you may see and not be seen, listen awhile if you can hear the partridges call ; if you do, answer them again in the same...
Seite 79 - The head of the pond should be at the lowest part of the ground, and the trench of the floodgate or sluice should have a pretty swift fall, that the water may not be too long in running out when it is to be emptied. If more ponds than one are to be made at a time, it will be...
Seite 95 - Feathers are absolutely necessary for the wings and other parts of flies : get therefore feathers from the back and other parts of the wild mallard, or drake ; the feathers of a partridge, especially those red ones that are in the tail ; feathers from a cock -pheasant's breast...

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