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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
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1989 - 343 pages
...obtainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope. John Buchan (1875-1940) British author, statesman 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." Izaak Walton...
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Richard Aldington: An Autobiography in Letters

Richard Aldington, Norman T. Gates - Literary Collections - 1992 - 402 pages
...The Compleat Angler, Oxford, 1915, part 1, chap. 5, p. 120, where William Butler is quoted as saying of strawberries: "Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did." 1 1 . Jean Francois Marmontel, Memoirs of Marmontel, trans. Brigit Patmore, London, 1930. 56. To HD...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...DAVID THOREAU 1181 7-62), US philosopher, author. naturalist. Wilden, "The Pond in Winter" (1854). 6 ꚿ } ^ v y{ | 8 w" Nightingale, and all...than of a woebegone godliness, we shall find final might be judge, God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling. IZAAK WAL...
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The Higher Learning in America: A Memorandum on the Conduct of Universities ...

Thorstein Veblen - Education - 1943 - 209 pages
...circumstances will at all commonly permit a consummation of that kind and degree. "Indeed ... we may say ... as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries, 'Doubtless God...made a better berry, but doubtless God never did.' " In all the above argument and exposition, touching the executive office and its administrative duties,...
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First Cast

Phil Genova - Family & Relationships - 1998 - 320 pages
...when the lawyer is swelled up in business and the statesman is preventing or contriving plots, there we sit on cowslip banks, hear the birds sing, and...berry, but doubtless God never did"; and so (if I may be the judge) God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling. To be a successful...
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The Complete Angler: A Connecticut Yankee Follows in the Footsteps of Walton

James Prosek - History - 2010 - 336 pages
...which we now see glide so quietly by us. Indeed my good Scholar, we may say of Angling, as Dr. Butler said of Strawberries; Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did: And (if I might be Judge) God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than Angling. We cannot...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...stray. It is memorialized in The Compleat Angler, by Izaak Walton, who quotes Dr. William Boteler: "Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did." DG Cooley, however, in Rat and Get Slim (1945), warns, "One man's strawberries are another man's hives."...
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Fresh Tastes from the Garden State

Carol Byrd-Bredbenner - Cooking - 2002 - 191 pages
...Vitamin C 87%DV. FRESH TASTES FROM THE GARDEN STATE 34 Of the strawberry, William Butler remarked, "Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did." Although fresh, lush strawberries don't need any help, they are divine on these moist coconut pillows....
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The Vegan Planet: 400 Irresistible Recipes With Fantastic Flavors from Home ...

Robin Robertson - Cooking - 2003 - 592 pages
...a freshly picked strawberry still warm from the /\sun has to agree with William Butler, who wrote, "Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did." Strawberries are said to have gotten their name from the English practice of placing straw around the...
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The Little Black Book of Smoothies

Ruth Cullen - Cooking
...• Mil •!!•! • II • I BREAKFAST BLENDS LIQUID LUNCHES AFTERNOON DELIGHTS breakfast blends... Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did. WILLIAM BUTLER, DESCRIBING THE STRAWBERRY You can't go wrong with this tangysweet, berry blend. Add...
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