The Compleat Angler

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Author: Izaak Walton
Published: 1653
Language: English
Wordcount: 65,005 / 175 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.8
LoC Category: SH
Downloads: 1,997
mnybks.net#: 7231
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Essays, Nature
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y be said to be so like the Mathematicks, that it can never be fully learnt; at least not so fully, but that there will still be more new experiments left for the trial of other men that succeed us.

But I think all that love this game may here learn something that may be worth their money, if they be not poor and needy men: and in case they be, I then wish them to forbear to buy it; for I write not to get money, but for pleasure, and this Discourse boasts of no more, for I hate to promise much, and deceive the Reader.

And however it proves to him, yet I am sure I have found a high content in the search and conference of what is here offered to the Reader's view and censure. I wish him as much in the perusal of it, and so I might here take my leave; but will stay a little and tell him, that whereas it is said by many, that in fly-fishing for a Trout, the Angler must observe his twelve several flies for the twelve months of the year, I say, he that follows that rule, shall be as sure to catch fish, and be

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