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" A day with not too bright a beam, A warm, but not a scorching sun, A southern gale to curl the stream, And, master, half our work is done. "
Rural Sports - Page 223
by William Barker Daniel - 1812
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Selection of Poems ...

1808
...Perhaps a week, wherein to try What the best master's hand ean do, With the most deadly killing Hie : A day, with not too bright a beam, A warm, but not...curl the stream, And, master, half our work is done. There, whilst behind some bush we wait, The scaly people to betray, We'll prove it just, with treach'rous...
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The Indicator, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1820
...says to his father (which looks as if the old gentleman sometimes thought upon the subject too) There whilst behind some bush we wait The scaly people to...We'll prove it just with treacherous bait To make the preyipg trout our prey. This argument, and another about fish's being made for " man's pleasure and...
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The Complete Angler, Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse ...

Izaak Walton, John Hawkins - 1822 - 383 pages
...Perhaps a week wherein to try What the best master's hand can do With the most deadly killing flic : A day. with not too bright a beam, A warm, but not...curl the stream, And, master, half our work is done. There, whilst behind some bush we wart The scaly people to betray, — We'll prove jt. just, with treacherous...
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The Complete Angler, Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse ...

Izaak Walton, John Hawkins - 1822 - 383 pages
...a week wherein to try What the best master's hand can do With the most deadly killing die : A Hay. with not too bright a beam, A warm, but not a scorching...curl the stream. And, master, half our work is done. There, whilst behind some bush we wait The scaly people to betray, — We'll prove it just, with treacherous...
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Brambletye House: Or, Cavaliers and Roundheads : a Novel, Volume 2

Horace Smith - 1826 - 413 pages
...delightful morning for our sport; one lhat will justify my son Cotton's assertion :— .'A day without too bright a beam, A warm but not a scorching sun,...curl the stream, And, master, half our work is done.' Who can be seated upon the banks of the clear and tranquil Lea, enjoying so delicious a day-break as...
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Brambletye House, Or, Cavaliers and Roundheads: A Novel

Horace Smith - 1826
...our sport; one that will justify my son Cotton's assertion:— ' A day without too bright a beam, f A warm but not a scorching sun, A southern gale to...curl the stream, And, master, half our work is done.' Who can be seated upon the banks of the clear and tranquil Lea, enjoying so delicious a daybreak as...
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Salmonia: Or, Days of Fly Fishing. In a Series of Conversations. With Some ...

Sir Humphry Davy - 1828 - 273 pages
...too clear a sky, and wished, with Cotton, for • -> • >•.''•<• . , .: , .: ..•,.•:•! A day with not too bright a beam ; A warm, but not a scorching, sun. •.•<M, ,.p HAL. — Whilst we have been conversing, the May flies, which were in such quantities,...
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On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening

Samuel Felton - 1830 - 221 pages
...Perhaps a week, wherein to try What the best master's hand can do With the most deadly killing fly: A day with not too bright a beam, A warm, but not...curl the stream, And, master, half our work is done. There, whilst behind some bush we wait The scaly people to betray, — We'll prove it just, with treacherous...
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The Life of Sir Humphry Davy, Bart

John Ayrton Paris - 1831 - 547 pages
...several times, in May and June, had to complain of too clear a sky, and wished, with Cotton, for ' A day with not too bright a beam ; A warm, but not a scorching sun.' " A very amusing and philosophical conversation on those natural phenomena, which have been vulgarly viewed...
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The Life of Sir Humphry Davy, Bart., LL.D.: Late President of the Royal ...

John Ayrton Paris - 1831
...several times, in May and June, had to complain of too clear a sky, and wished, with Cotton, for ' A day with not too bright a beam ; A warm, but not a scorching sun.' " A very amusing and philosophical conversation on those natural phenomena, which have been vulgarly viewed...
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