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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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THE ANNALS OF KANSAS.

DANIEL W. WILDER - 1875
...briefly. It was in this speech that the poet Pierpont applied to Kansas the saying, of Dr. Boteler of strawberries: " Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did." MAY 27. — Gov. Walker reaches Lecompton, via Lawrence, and issues his Inaugural Address. It was a...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1875
...Angler,' Part I. cap. vi. Ibid. Part I. cap. v. glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries, " Doubtless God could havo made a better berry, but God never did ; " and so (if I might bo judge), " God never did make...
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Pleasures of Angling with Rod and Reel for Trout and Salmon

George Dawson - Salmon-fishing - 1876 - 264 pages
...of crystal waters, with no other companions than rod and reel, singing birds and slimmer zephyrs. " As Dr. Boteler said of strawberries, ' Doubtless God...berry, but doubtless God never did;' and so, if I may be judge, God did never make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than Angling." But it would be...
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Lichene from an Old Abbey: Being Historical Reminiscenses of the Monastery ...

Paisley abbey - 1876 - 319 pages
...which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling, as Doctor Boteler said of strawberries, "doubtless God could...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." Izatk Walton....
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Lichene from an Old Abbey: Being Historical Reminiscenses of the Monastery ...

Paisley abbey - 1876 - 319 pages
...which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed, my good scholar, we may say of angling, as Doctor Boteler said of strawberries, "doubtless God could...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." lza*k Walton....
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The Book of the Thames: From Its Rise to Its Fall

Samuel Carter Hall, Mrs. S. C. Hall - Thames River - 1877 - 460 pages
...quietness as these silent silver streams, which we now see glide so gently 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, innocent recreation than angling." "The old course...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations: A Book of Ready Reference for ...

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1878 - 340 pages
...Angling — All that are lovers of virtue, ... be quiet, and gft a- ANGLING. —Ibid. Angling. — 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. — Ibid....
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The Plant-lore & Garden-craft of Shakespeare

Henry Nicholson Ellacombe - Plants in literature - 1878 - 303 pages
...Strawberries were, we have a strong proof in old Isaak Walton's happy words : " 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 doubt whether,...
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The Complete Angler

Izaak Walton - 1878 - 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,...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 '11 tell...
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The Complete Angler: Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation, Volumes 1-2

Izaak Walton - Fishing - 1880
...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 tell...
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