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" And angling, too, that solitary vice, Whatever Izaak Walton sings or says: The quaint, old, cruel coxcomb, in his gullet Should have a hook, and a small trout to pull it. "
Quarterly Review - Page 196
1858
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Auvergne, Piedmont, and Savoy: A Summer Ramble

Charles Richard Weld - Auvergne (France) - 1801 - 351 pages
...the information ; and * And angling, too, that solitary vice, Whatever Izaak Walton sings or says ; The quaint old cruel coxcomb in his gullet Should have a hook and a small trout to pull it ! DON JUAN. 118 ANGLING IN FRANCE. as soon as I had determined on visiting...
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Don Juan: Cantos XII, XIII, and XIV.

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1823 - 168 pages
...Christian in any book. — See Joseph Andrews, in the latter chapters. Note 8, page 108, stanza cvi. The quaint, old, cruel coxcomb, in his gullet Should have a hook, and a small trout to pull it. It would have taught him humanity at least. This sentimental savage,...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical ..., Volumes 3-4

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
...destroy'd the scenting days : And angling too, that solitary vice, Whatever Isaac Walton sings or says : The quaint, old, cruel coxcomb, in his gullet Should have a hook, and a small trout to pull it.7 cm. With evening came the banquet and the wine; The conversazione; the...
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Ornithologia, or The birds, a poem, in 2 pt., with an intr. to their natural ...

James Jennings (of Huntspill.) - 1828
...the sport of angling: " And angling, too, that solitary vice, Whatever Isaac Walton sings or says : The quaint, old cruel coxcomb in his gullet, Should have a hook, and a small trout to pull it." Dm Juan, Canto XIII. His Lordship adds, in a note, " It would have tanght...
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Ornithologia, Or The Birds: A Poem, in Two Parts with an ..., Parts 1-2

James Jennings - Birds - 1828 - 468 pages
...the sport of angling: " And angling, too, that solitary vice, Whatever Isaac Walton sings or says : The quaint, old cruel coxcomb in his gullet, Should have a hook, and a small tront to pull it." Don Juan, Canto XIII. His Lordship adds, in a note, " It would have...
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Salmonia: Or, Days of Fly Fishing, in a Series of Conversations, with Some ...

Sir Humphry Davy - Fishing - 1828 - 273 pages
...Canto XII. Stanza CVI. " And Angling too, that solitary vice, Whatever Isaac Walton sings or says : The quaint old cruel coxcomb in his gullet Should have a hook and a small trout to pull it." fined taste. A noble lady, long distinguished at court for pre-eminent...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 16

1848
...POPE'S WINDSOR FOREST. " And angling, too, that solitary vice, Whaterer Iznak Walton sings or say* : The quaint, old, cruel, coxcomb, in his gullet Should have a hook, and a small trout to pull it." So writes Byron. Despite, however, of this anathema, we are prepared...
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Moonshine [by E.M. Potts]. [With] To my grandchildren [and] Extracts, Volume 2

Ethelinda Margaretta Potts - 1832
...recreations, I have avoided as sins." Lord Byron will, perhaps, be by the present age more attended to:— " The quaint, old, cruel coxcomb, in his gullet Should have a hook, and a small trout to pull it. " It would have taught him humanity at least. The sentimental savage,...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Including His Suppressed Poems ..., Volume 4

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1832
...destroy'd the scenting days : And angling too, that solitary vice, Whatever Isaac Walton sings or says : The quaint, old, cruel coxcomb, in his gullet Should have a hook, and a small trout to pull it." CVII. With evening came the banquet and the wine ; The conversazione;...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...writes in Don Juan of- — ' Angling, too, that solitary vice, Whate ver Izaak Walton sings or says ; The quaint, old, cruel coxcomb, in his gullet Should have a hook, and a small trout to pull it." But people in the seventeenth century concerned themselves little or...
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