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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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A Treatise on the Artificial Propagation of Certain Kinds of Fish: With the ...

Theodatus Garlick - 1857 - 156 pages
...the brook Behooves 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 lengthened line; Then seeks the farthest ooze, the sheltering weed,...
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Doesticks: What He Says, Volume 1

Q. K. Philander Doesticks - 1857 - 226 pages
...brook, Behooves you then to ply your finest art. Long Jime he, following cautious, scans the fly ; And oft attempts to seize it, but as oft The dimpled...he desperate takes the death, With sullen plunge. tl At once he darts along, Deep-struck. an.d runs out all the lengthened line. Then seeks the furthest...
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The Practical Angler; Or The Art of Trouting Fishing

William C. Stewart - 1857 - 428 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. At...
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The Border Angler: A Guide-book to the Tweed and Its Tributaries and the ...

James Glass Bertram - 1858 - 218 pages
...it, but as oft The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. At last, whilst haply o'er the shaded suu Passes a cloud, he desperate takes the death With...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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Thomson and Pollok: Containing The Seasons

James Thomson - 1858 - 458 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...desperate takes the death, With sullen plunge. At onre he darts along Deep-struck, and runs out all the lengthen'd line : Then seeks the furthest ooze,...
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The Border Angler: A Guide-book to the Tweed and Its Tributaries and the ...

James Glass Bertram - 1858 - 220 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. At...
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The Complete Angler, Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being ..., Volume 2

Izaak Walton - 1860 - 432 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 - 1860 - 348 pages
...fountains, streams, and seas. The dimpled water speaks his jealous fear. 425 At last, while haply o'or the shaded sun Passes a cloud, he desperate takes...runs out all the lengthen'd line ; Then seeks the furthest ooze, the sheltering w^ed, 430 The cavern'd bank, his old secure abode ; And flies aloft,...
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Poetical Works of Thomson and Gray

James Thomson - 1861 - 480 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 furthest ooze, the sheltering weed,...
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The seasons, Britannia, and The castle of indolence

James Thomson - 1862 - 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 water speaks his jealous fear. At last, whilst haply o'er the shaded sun Passes a cloud, he desp'rate takes the death, With sullen plunge....
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