The River Dove John Lavicount Anderdon

ISBN: 9781230218120

Published: September 12th 2013

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54 pages


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The River Dove  by  John Lavicount Anderdon

The River Dove by John Lavicount Anderdon
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 54 pages | ISBN: 9781230218120 | 6.14 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ... THE RIVER DOVE- WITHMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ... THE RIVER DOVE- WITH SOME QJJIET THOUGHTS ON THE HAPPY PRACTICE OF ANGLING. CHAPTER I.

A Meeting at Derby, between an Angler and a Painter. Painter. ELCOME, Mr. Gentleman Angler: welcome to Derby. Angler. Good morrow, brother, I am glad to see you look so cheering and courteous- for I must confess I am later than our fixt appointment.

Painter. Sir, now I possess you, Im too glad-hearted to chide your lagging: yet, to say the truth, I expected you this hour agone- for methought your sprightful anglers were apt to prevent the suns rising on a delicate May morning. Angler. Give me your pardon this turn, and doubt not to find me stirring with the lark every day that you and I purpose to walk in each others company by the banks of the Dove. Painter. My pardon you shall have the more willingly, if you fail not a travellers good stomach for breakfast. Angler. You may trust me. I am as keenly set as a moss trooper.

Painter. I am glad to hear it, for I have told the civil hostess to treat us well. Angler. You are worthy to be a brother of the angle- and this I am resolved you shall be when we are come to the river that I love so well: --but let us see what we may have for our breakfast, and fall to it merrily. Painter. Here it is, and all of the best- so let us say grace, and begin. Angler. With all my heart---and that will give it a relish. Painter. How now, brave Sir! What say you? Angler. By pick and pie tis all excellent. When I am Lord Great Chamberlain you shall be my caterer. Come, Sir, for a glass of ale- my service to you.

Now I envy not the daintiest court gallants in the land, that are asleep on their beds of down. Painter. I am amazed how some sluggards will lie a-bed almost till dinner time. Angler. They know none of the..



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