The Complete Angler

The Contemplative Man's Recreation

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Author: Isaak Walton
Published: 1653
Language: English
Wordcount: 41,088 / 119 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.1
LoC Category: B
Downloads: 2,545
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Discourse which follows shall come to a second impression, which is possible, for slight books have been in this Age observed to have that fortune; I shall then for thy sake be glad to correct what is faulty, or by a conference with any to explain or enlarge what is defective: but for this time I have neither a willingness nor leasure to say more, then wish thee a rainy evening to read this book in, and that the east wind may never blow when thou goest a fishing. Farewel.

Iz. Wa.


Because in this Discourse of Fish and Fishing I have not observed a method, which (though the Discourse be not long) may be some inconvenience to the Reader, I have therefore for his easier finding out some particular things which are spoken of, made this following Table.

The first chapter is spent in a vindication or commendation of the Art of Angling.

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