The Scarborough Guide: (a Second Edition) To which is Prefixed, a Descriptive Route Through Hull and Beverley, with Occasional Remarks, Anecdotes, and Characters

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Thomas Lee and Company, 1796 - 178 pages
 

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Page 109 - I cannot eat but little meat, My stomach is not good ; But sure I think, that I can drink With him that wears a hood...
Page 96 - Nor troll for pikes, dispeoplers of the lake ; Around the steel no tortur'd worm shall twine, No blood of living insect stain my line. Let me, less cruel, cast the feather'd hook, With pliant rod athwart the pebbled brook, Silent along the mazy margin stray, And with the fur-wrought fly delude the prey.
Page 109 - Back and side go bare, go bare, Both hand and foot go cold; But, belly, God send thee good ale enough Whether it be new or old.
Page 161 - About half a mile to the eastward of the house is an Ionic temple, with four porticos and a beautiful interior. The cornices of the door-cases are supported by Ionic columns of black and yellow marble ; and in the corners of the room are pilasters of the same.
Page 135 - ... in all, four, anchors and four buoys made of leather or cork. The line is always laid across the current. The tides of flood and ebb continue an equal time upon our coast; and when undisturbed by winds, run. each way about six hours. They are so rapid that the fishermen can only shoot and haul their lines at the turn of the tide; and therefore the lines always remain upon the ground about six hours. The same rapidity of tide prevents their using...
Page 97 - ... description of old Walton, to some friendly cottage, where the landlady is good, and the daughter innocent and beautiful ; where the room is cleanly, with lavender in the sheets, and twenty ballads stuck about the wall ! There he can enjoy the company of a talkative brother sportsman, have his trouts dressed for supper, tell tales, sing old tunes, or make a catch...
Page 163 - A little to the right of that a vaft extent of country ; then you look down upon a valley, winding at the bottom of a noble amphitheatre of hanging woods, and at the other end of the terrafs, a tufcan collonade temple.
Page 109 - And Tib, my wife, that as her life Loveth well good ale to seek, Full oft drinks she till ye may see The tears run down her cheek : Then doth she trowl to me the bowl Even as a maltworm should, And saith, " Sweetheart, I took my part Of this jolly good ale and old.
Page 136 - ... the other five. All our able fishermen go in these boats to the herring-fishery at Yarmouth, the latter end of September; and return . about the middle of November. The boats are then laid up until the beginning of Lent, at which time they go off in them to the edge of the Dogger, and other places, to fish for turbot, cod, ling, skate, &c.
Page 53 - Scar" borough water. When thefe waters are poured out " of one glafs into another, they throw up a number of " air bubbles ; and if they are fhaken for fome time,

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