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" Of pendent trees the monarch of the brook, Behoves you then to ply your finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly, And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. At last, while haply o'er the shaded... "
Thomson's Poetical Works - Page 14
by James Thomson, George Gilfillan - 1853 - 372 pages
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The Seasons: By James Thomson; with His Life, an Index, and Glossary ...

James Thomson - 1793 - 300 pages
...the brook, Behoves you then to ply your finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly ; And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. 425 At last, while haply o'er the shaded sun Passes a cloud, he desperate takes the death, With sullen...
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The Seasons: By James Thomson

James Thomson - 1800 - 302 pages
...brook , Echoves you then to ply your finest art. jAing time he, following cautious, scans the fly; And oft attempts to seize it , but as oft The dimpled...o'er the shaded sun Passes a cloud , he desperate takss the death , With sullen plunge. At once he darts along, Deep-struck , and runs out all the lengthened...
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The Seasons ...

James Thomson - 1802 - 320 pages
...the brook, Behoves you then to ply your finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly; And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled...while haply o'er the shaded sun Passes a cloud, he desp'rate takes the death, With sullen plunge. At once he darts along, Deep-struck, and runs out all...
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The works of mr. James Thomson, to which is prefixed the life of ..., Volume 1

James Thomson - 1802 - 344 pages
...the brook, Behoves you then to ply your finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly; And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. At last, while,haply-o'er the shaded sun Passes a cloud, he desperate takes the death, With sullen plunge. At...
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The seasons; with the life of the author. To which are added Hesiod, or the ...

James Thomson - 1803 - 268 pages
...brook, Behoves you then to ply your finest art. Long time he , following cautious , scans the fly ; And oft attempts to seize it , but as oft The dimpled...he darts along , Deep-struck , and runs out all the lengthened line : Then seeks the farthest ooze, the sheltering weed , The cavern'd bank , his old secure...
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The seasons. To which is prefixed the life of the author

James Thomson - 1803 - 186 pages
...your finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly; And oft attempts to seize it, hut as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear....death, With sullen plunge. At once he darts along, Beep-struck, and runs out all the lengthen'd line; Then seeks the farthest ooze, the sheltering weed,...
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A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling: Confirmed by Actual Experience ...

Thomas Best - 1804 - 208 pages
...time he, following cautious, scans the fly, • And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpl'd water speaks his jealous fear : At last, while haply...sun Passes, a cloud, he desperate takes the death; Witli sullen plunge : at once he darts along, Deep struck, and runs out all the lengthen'd linn, Then...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 1

James Thomson, John Aikin - 1804 - 232 pages
...the brook, Behoves you then to ply your finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly, And oft' attempts to seize it, but as oft' The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear : 425 At last, while haply o'er the shaded sun Passes a cloud, he desperate takes the death With sullen...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 3

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806 - 458 pages
...the brook , Behoves you then to ply your finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly; And oft attempts to seize it , but as oft The dimpled...sun Passes a cloud, he desperate takes the death, \Vith sullen plunge. At once he darts along, Deep-struck , and runs out all the lengthen'd line; Then...
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Poëmes ou morceaux détachés de differens auteurs anglais, traduits en vers ...

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - 1806 - 456 pages
...the brook, Behoves you then to ply your finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly; And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled...jealous fear. At last, while haply o'er the shaded sun Masses a cloud, he desperate takes the death, "With sullen plunge. At once he darts along, Deep-struck,...
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