1. 10

    Angling is somewhat like poetry, men are to be born so.

    31
  2. 9

    O, sir, doubt not that Angling is an art; is it not an art to deceive a trout with an artificial fly?

    33
  3. 8

    Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.

    36
  4. 7

    Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learned.

    36
  5. 6

    God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.

    39
  6. 5

    No life is so happy and so pleasant as the life of the well-govern'd angler.

    40
  7. 4

    Rivers and the inhabitants of the watery element were made for wise men to contemplate, and fools to pass by without consideration.

    46
  8. 3

    But God, who is ableto prevail, wrestled with him, as the Angel did with Jacob, and marked him; marked him for his own.

    48
  9. 2

    Doubtless God Could Have Made A Better Berry, But Doubtless God Never Did

    61
  10. 1

    God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.

    84
  11. Last Update: 1 October 2022

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