Angling is somewhat like poetry, men are to be born so.
O, sir, doubt not that Angling is an art; is it not an art to deceive a trout with an artificial fly?
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.
Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learned.
God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.
No life is so happy and so pleasant as the life of the well-govern'd angler.
Rivers and the inhabitants of the watery element were made for wise men to contemplate, and fools to pass by without consideration.
But God, who is ableto prevail, wrestled with him, as the Angel did with Jacob, and marked him; marked him for his own.
Doubtless God Could Have Made A Better Berry, But Doubtless God Never Did
God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
Last Update: 1 October 2022
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