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" A PISCATORY ROMANCE. CHAPTER I. " Let me live harmlessly, and near the brink Of Trent or Avon have a dwelling-place, Where I may see my quill or cork down sink With eager bite of Perch, or Bleak, or Dace. "
The Works of Thomas hood - Page 349
by Thomas Hood - 1861
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The Complete Angler: Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation...: Prefixed, the ...

Izaak Walton, Sir John Hawkins - Fishing - 1775
...commendation of his happy life which he alfg fings in verfe ? viz. Jof. Davors, Efq; Let me live harmlefsly, and near the brink Of Trent or Avon have a dwelling-place; Where I may fee my quill or cork down Jink With eager bite of Perch, or Bleak, or Dace, And on the world and my...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1817
...some of them much for the worse; for instance, the very opening of the quotation is thus given : — " Let me live harmlessly; and near the brink Of Trent or Avon have a dwelling-place — and the conclusion of the fourth stanza:— " The raging sea, beneath the vallies low, Where lakes,...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon [pseud.], Volume 2

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1820 - 419 pages
...from one of those ancient champions of angling, which breathes the same innocent and happy spirit: Let me live harmlessly, and near the brink Of Trent...see my quill, or cork, down sink, With eager bite of pike, or bleak or dace; And on the world and my Creator think : Whilst some men strive ill-gotten goods...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1821 - 343 pages
...from one of those ancient champions of angling, which breathes the same innocent and happy spirit : Let me live harmlessly, and near the brink Of Trent...see my quill, or cork, down sink, With eager bite of pike, or bleak or dace; And on the world and my Creator think: Whilst some men strive ill-gotten goods...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - American essays - 1822
...from one of those ancient champions of angling, which breathes the same innocent and happy spirit: Let me live harmlessly, and near the brink Of Trent...see my quill, or cork, down sink, With eager bite of pike, or bleak or dace; And on the world and my Creator think : Whilst some men strive ill-gotten goods...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - American essays - 1822
...from one of those ancient champions of angling, which breathes the same innocent and happy spirit: Let me live harmlessly, and near the brink Of Trent...see my quill, or cork, down sink, With eager bite of pike, or bleak or dace; And on the world and my Creator think : Whilst some men strive ill-gotten goods...
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The Complete Angler, Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse ...

Izaak Walton, John Hawkins - Fishing - 1822 - 383 pages
...Angler, and the commendation of his happy life, which he also sings in verse, viz. Jo. Dayors, Esq. Let me live harmlessly, and near the brink Of Trent...dwelling-place; Where I may see my quill, or cork, dowu sink With eager bite of Perch, or Bleak, or Dace; And on the world and my Creator think : Whilst...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 14

England - 1823
...Angler, and the commendation ot his happy life, which he also sings in verse ? viz. Jo. Davors, Esq. ; Let me live harmlessly, and near the brink Of Trent or Avon have a dwelling-place ; Where I may sec my quill or cork down sink With eager bite of Perch, or Bleak, or Dace, And on the World and my...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824
...from one of those ancient champions of angling ; which breathes the same innocent and happy spirit: Let me live harmlessly, and near the brink Of Trent...see my quill, or cork, down sink. With eager bite of pike, or bleak or dace ; And on the world and my Creator think : Whilst some men strive ill-gotten...
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The Complete Angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton:: Extensively ...

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1824 - 416 pages
...Angler, and the commendation of his happy life, which he also sings in verse ? viz. Jo. Davors, Esq.; Let me live harmlessly, and near the brink Of Trent or Avon, have a dwelling place; Where I may see my quill or cork down sink With eager bite of Perch, or Bleak, or Dace,...
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