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" No life, my honest scholar, no life so happy and so pleasant as the life of a well-governed Angler ; for when the Lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the Statesman is preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip-banks, hear the birds sing,... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 151
edited by - 1856
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The Complete Angler, Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse ...

Izaak Walton, John Hawkins - Fishing - 1822 - 383 pages
...as Virgil's Tityrus and his Meliboeus did under their broad beech-tree. No life, my honest scholar, no life so happy and so pleasant as the life of a...is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preHarvie, MA" The presumption, therefore, is very strong, that both were written by the Christopher...
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The Lady's Magazine and Museum of the Belles-lettres, Fine Arts ..., Volume 6

English literature - 1835
...old Izaak Walton, the father of all honest anglers says and sings, — " No life, my honest scholar, no life so happy and so pleasant, as the life of a...lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman in preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip-hanks, hear the birds sing, and possess ourselves...
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The Complete Angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton:: Extensively ...

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1824 - 416 pages
...as Virgil's Tityrus and his Melibaeus did under their broad Beech-tree. No life, my honest Scholar, no life so happy and so pleasant, as the life of a...is preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip-banks, hear the birds sing, and possess ourselves in as much quietness as these silent silver...
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The Angling Excursions of Gregory Greendrake, Esq., Pseud. in Ireland

J. Coad - Fishing - 1826
...attentions. PISCATOR. ANGLING EXCURSIONS, IN IRELAND. CHAP. I. t " No life, my honest scholar, no life is so happy and so pleasant as the life of a well-governed angler ; for when the lawyr . is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preventing or contriving plots, then we...
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Chambers's CyclopŠdia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...Virgil's Tit y rus and his Mel´bœiis did under their broad beech-tree. No life, my honest acholar, obert Chambers tip with business, and the statesman is preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip banks,...
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The New-England Magazine, Volume 1

Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin - American literature - 1831
...door, and lose myself with it in the shades of the woodland. There I indulge in solitary musing ; and, "when the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and...statesman is preventing or contriving plots, then I sit on cowslip banks, hear the birds sing, and possess myself in as much quietness as the silent...
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The Angling Excursions of Gregory Greendrake, Esq. [pseud., I.e. J. Coad] in ...

J. Coad - Fishing - 1832 - 313 pages
...PISCATOR. ANGLING EXCURSIONS IN IRELAND. CHAP. I. " No life, my honest scholar, no life is so happy nnJ so pleasant as the life of a well-governed angler;...is preventing or contriving plots, then we sit on cowslips' banks, hear the birds sins, •'"d possess ourselves in as much quietness as these silent...
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The Complete Angler ; Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation; Being a Discourse ...

Izaak Walton - 1833
...beech tree. No life, my honest scholar, no life so happy and so pleasant as the life of a well governed angler : for when the lawyer is swallowed up with...contriving plots, then we sit on cowslip banks, hear the bifds sing, and possess ourselves in as much quietness as these silent silver streams, which we now...
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The Complete Angler, Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse ...

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1833 - 328 pages
...as Virgil's Tityrus and his Melihreus did under their broad beech tree. No life, my honest scholar, no life so happy and so pleasant as the life of a well governed angler : for when the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preventing...
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Trout and Salmon Fishing in Wales

George Agar Hansard - Fishing - 1834 - 223 pages
...my honest scholar, no life so happy, so pleasant, as the life of a well-governed angler ; for while the lawyer is swallowed up with business, and the statesman is preventing or contriving plots, there we sit on cowslip banks, hear the birds sing, and possess ourselves in as much quietness, as...
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