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" With yielding hand, That feels him still, yet to his furious course Gives way, you, now retiring, following now Across the stream, exhaust his idle rage; Till floating broad upon his breathless side, And to his fate abandon'd, to the shore You gaily drag... "
The Works of Mr. James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and Improvements ... - Page 14
by James Thomson - 1802
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The Seasons

James Thomson, Samuel Johnson - 1813 - 180 pages
...secure abode ; And lies atoft, &&d fiances roi:M the pool, Indignant of the guile. With yielding haBt^, That feels him still, yet to his furious course Gives...prize. Thus pass the temperate hours; but when the BUD Shakes from his noon-day throne the scattering clouds,' Even shooting listless languor through...
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The Seasons, Hymns, Ode, and Songs

James Thomson - 1813 - 346 pages
...sheltering weed, 43O The cavern'd bank, his old secure abode ; And flies aloft, and flounces round the pool, Indignant of the guile. With yielding hand, That feels...course Gives way, you, now retiring, following now 435 Across the stream, exhaust his idle rage : Till floating broad upon his breathless side, And to...
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Art of Angling

Thomas Best - 1814 - 290 pages
...sheltering weed, The cavern'd bank, hii old secure abode; And flies aloft, and flounces round the pool, Indignant of the guile. With yielding hand, That feels him still, yet to his furious course Give wav, you, now retiring, following now Across the stream, exhaust his idle rage, Till floating...
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Art of Angling

Thomas Best - 1814 - 286 pages
...sheltering weed, The cavern'd bank, his old secure abode; .And flies aloft, and flounces round the pool, Indignant of the guile. With yielding hand, That feels him still, yet to bis furious cours* Give way, you, now retiring, following now Across the stream, exhaust his idle rage,...
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Series of familiar letters on sporting

Robert Lascelles - 1815 - 284 pages
...sheltering weed, The cavern'd bank, his old secure abode ; * And flies aloft, and flounces round the pool, Indignant of the guile. With yielding hand, That feels...to the shore You gaily drag your unresisting prize. * The poet here has unfortunately committed himself, for when a fish " flies aloft," or in other words,...
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The seasons; to which is added the life of the author

James Thomson - 1816 - 256 pages
...shelt'ring weed, The cavern'd bank, his old secure abode ; And flies aloft, and flounces round the pool, Indignant of the guile. With yielding hand, That feels...You gaily drag your unresisting prize. Thus pass the temp'rate hours ; but when the sun Shakes from his noon-day throne the scatt'ring clouds, E'en shooting...
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The Seasons, and Castle of Indolence ...

James Thomson, Dr. Johnson - 1818 - 316 pages
...sheltering weed, The cavern'd bank, his old secure abode ; And flies aloft, and flounces round the pool. Indignant of the guile. With yielding hand, That feels...temperate hours ; but when the sun Shakes from his noonday throne the scatteringclouds, E'en shooting listless languor through the deeps ; Then seek the...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1820 - 832 pages
...sheltering weed, The cavem'd bank, his old secure abode ; And flies aloft, and flounces round the pool, reav'd thy prime decree ! Tin' Sun to me is dark And silent as the Moon, When noon-day throne the scattering clouds, Ev'n shooting listless languor through tire deeps; Then seek...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1820 - 422 pages
...sheltering weed, The caverned bank, his old secure abode ; And flies aloft, and flounces round the pool, Indignant of the guile. With yielding hand, That feels him still, yet to his furious coarse Gives way, you, now retiring, following now Across the stream, exhaust his idle rage, Till,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

1822 - 278 pages
...sheltering weed, The cavern'd bank, his old secure abode ; And flies aloft, and flouqces round the pool, Indignant of the guile. With yielding hand, That feels...temperate hours; but when the Sun Shakes from his noon-day throne the scattering clouds, E'en shooting listless languor through the deeps ; Then seek...
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