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" The bright-ey'd perch with fins of Tyrian dye. The silver eel, in shining volumes roll'd, The yellow carp, in scales bedropp'd with gold, Swift trouts, diversified with crimson stains, And pikes, the tyrants of the wat'ry plains. Now Cancer glows with... "
Rural Sports - Page 119
by William Barker Daniel - 1812
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Designs on Truth: The Poetics of the Augustan Mock-Epic

Gregory G. Colomb - 1992 - 260 pages
...one with a different covering (scales instead of feathers) but one, otherwise, splendidly the same: The silver eel, in shining volumes roll'd, The yellow carp, in scales bedropp'd with gold In both kinds of periphrasis, the poet sacrifices directness for the "precision of meaning" that comes...
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The Triumph of Augustan Poetics: English Literary Culture from Butler to Johnson

Blanford Parker - 1998 - 282 pages
...Looks unmoved, he hopes the Scaly Breed, And eyes the dancing Cork and bending Reed. Our plenteous Streams a various Race supply; The bright-ey'd Perch...shining Volumes roll'd, The yellow Carp, in Scales bedrop'd with Gold, Swift Trouts, diversify'd with Crimson Stains, And Pikes the Tyrants of the watry...
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The Triumph of Augustan Poetics: English Literary Culture from Butler to Johnson

Blanford Parker - 1998 - 282 pages
...bending Reed. Our plenteous Streams a various Race supply; The bright-ey'd Perch with Fins of Tynan Dye, The silver Eel, in shining Volumes roll'd, The yellow Carp, in Scales bedrop'd with Gold, Swift Trouts, diversify'd with Crimson Stains, And Pikes the Tyrants of the watry...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1998 - 260 pages
...the dancing cork, and bending reed. 140 Our plenteous streams a various race supply, The bright-eyed perch with fins of Tyrian dye, The silver eel, in shining volumes rolled, The yellow carp, in scales bedropped with gold, Swift t routs, diversified with crimson stains,...
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The Symbolic Design of Windsor-Forest: Iconography, Pageant, and Prophecy in ...

Pat Rogers - 2004 - 284 pages
...emphasis on artificial coloration. This is perhaps clearest in the description of angling: Our plenteous Streams a various Race supply; The bright-ey'd Perch...shining Volumes roll'd, The yellow Carp, in Scales bedrop'd with Gold, Swift Trouts, diversify'd with Crimson Stains, And Pykes, the Tyrants of the watry...
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