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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 British poets, including translations, Volume 43

British poets - 1822 - 272 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...plunge. At once he darts along, Deep-struck, and runs put all the lengthened line; Then seeks the farthest ooze, the sheltering weed, The cavern'd bank,...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1824 - 256 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...and runs out all the lengthen'd line; Then seeks the furthest ooze, the sheltering weed, The cavern'd bank, his old secure abode; And flies aloft, and flounces...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...the brook, Behoves you then to ply your finest art. Long time he, following cautious, scans the fly, VJ desp'rate takes the death With sullen plunge : at once he darts along, Deep-struck, and runs out all...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 510 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, whilst haply o'er the shaded sun Passes a cloud, he desperate takes the death, With sullen plunge....
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The Angler's Guide: Being a New, Plain, and Complete Practical Treatise on ...

Thomas Frederick Salter - 1825 - 426 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...shaded sun Passes a cloud, he desperate takes the bait With sullen plunge ; at once he darts along, Deep struck, and runs out all the lengthen'd line,...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 pages
...the brook, Behoves you then to ply your finest art. Long time he, following eautious, seans the fly, selves eloud, he desperate takes the death With sullen plunge : at onee he darts along, Deep-struek, and runs...
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The Angler's Guide: Being a New, Plain, and Complete, Practical Treatise on ...

Thomas Frederick Salter - 1825 - 436 pages
...Passes a cloud, he desperate takes the bait With sullen plunge ; at once he darts along, Deep struck, and runs out all the lengthen'd line, Then seeks the farthest ooze, the sheltering weed, The cavern'd hank, his old secure- abode, And flies aloft, and flounces round the pool, Indignant of the guile*...
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Art of Angling

Charles Bowlker - 1826 - 164 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...death, with sullen plunge. At once he darts along, Deep struck, and runs out all the lengthen'd line : Then seeks the farthest ooze, the sheltering weed,...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1826 - 176 pages
...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...plunge. At once he darts along Deep-struck, and runs oul all the lengthen'd line : Then seeks the furthest ooze, the sheltering weed, 430 The Cavern'd bank,...
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Le stagioni

James Thomson - 1826 - 438 pages
...to ply your finest art. Long time he , following cautious, scan* the H y ; And oft attempts to sieze it , but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous...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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