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" Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did ; " and so, if I might be judge, " God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling. "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 151
edited by - 1856
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...quietness as these silent silver streams which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, ty. ing ; it is not the eating, nor it is not the drinking, that is t liod could have made a better berry, but doubtless (”od пстег did ;w and so (if I might be judge)...
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The Church-goer. Rural rides; or, Calls at country churches, Volume 2

Joseph Leech - 1850
...the sentence, however, is so quaint I cannot help giving it. " Indeed my good scholar," says Izaak, " we may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries,...berry, but doubtless God never did;' and so, if I might be judge, God never did make a more calm, quiet, and innocent recreation than angling." Honest...
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The Vade-mecum of Fly-fishing for Trout: Being a Complete Practical Treatise ...

George Philip Rigney Pulman - Fishing - 1851 - 186 pages
...Conclusion - - 170 to 186 THE VADE-MECUM OF FLY-FISHING, &c. &c. CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY. " My good scholar, we may say of angling as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries,...berry, but doubtless God never did ;' and so, if I might be judge, God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling." — IZAAC...
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The complete angler, by I. Walton and C. Cotton. With a new intr. and notes ...

Izaak Walton - 1851
...quietness as these silent silver streams, which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good Scholar, we may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler* said of strawberries,...berry, but doubtless God never "did:" and so, if I might be judge, "God never " did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation, " than angling." I'll...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 18, Issue 9

1853
...quietness as these silver streams, which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries,...berry, but doubtless God never did ;' and so (if I might be judge) ' God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.' " " When...
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Table-talk on Books, Men, and Manners

Robert Conger Pell - Anecdotes - 1853 - 229 pages
...the great vulgar," is become a part of the English phraseology. — Hurd. THE STRAWBERRY. Dr. Butler said of strawberries, " Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did." A HABITUAL BORE. Lord Chesterton we have often met with, and suffered a good deal from his lordship...
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The Complete Angler

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1854 - 309 pages
...quietness as these silent silver streams, which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries,...berry, but doubtless God never did :" and so, if I might be judge, " God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation, than angling." I'll tell...
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The complete angler, of I. Walton and C. Cotton, with variorum notes, ed. by ...

Izaak Walton - 1856
...we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling—as Dr. Boteler 1 said, of strawberries, "Doubtless God could have made...berry, but doubtless God never did;" and so, if I might be judge,—" God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation, than angling.'' and...
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Journal of the House of Representatives of the ... General ..., Volume 52

Ohio. General Assembly. House of Representatives - 1857
...quietness, as these silent silver streams, which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed my honest scholar we may say of angling as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries...better berry, but doubtless God never did." And so I say, (if I may be judge,) God never did make amore calm, quiet, innocent, recreation than angling."...
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The Complete Angler

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1859 - 313 pages
...quietness as these silent silver streams, which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries,"...Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but 'J doubtless God never did ;" and so, if I might bejudge, " God , . never did make a more calm, quiet,...
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