Izaak Walton


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Noun1.Izaak Walton - English writer remember for his treatise on fishing (1593-1683)Izaak Walton - English writer remember for his treatise on fishing (1593-1683)
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I have told you the story about Herbert and the poor man in the words of Izaak Walton, the first writer of a life of George Herbert.
As the young gipsy's little holiday came to an end, I turned with a sigh upon my way; and here, while still on the subject, may I remark on the curious fact that probably Borrow has lived and died without a single gipsy having heard of him, just as the expertest anglers know nothing of Izaak Walton.
The chief of these, George Herbert (1593-1633), the subject of one of the most delightful of the short biographies of Izaak Walton, belonged to a distinguished family of the Welsh Border, one branch of which held the earldom of Pembroke, so that the poet was related to the young noble who may have been Shakspere's patron.
The honoured parent steering Northward, had not gone far, when he was joined by another disciple of Izaak Walton, and the two trudged on together.
The Elgin chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America will host its annual ice cream social fundraiser from noon to 2:30 p.m.
1593: Izaak Walton, the "father of angling" - he wrote "The Compleat Angler" - was born in Stafford.
www.expressandstar.com 1593: Izaak Walton, the "father of angling" - he wrote The Compleat Angler - was born in Stafford.
1593: Izaak Walton, the "father of angling" - who wrote The Compleat Angler - was born in Stafford.
Speaking to the Star at Izaak Walton Inn in Embu town on Monday, the senator said he supported the proposals by Thirdway Alliance party leader Ekuru Aukot, arguing that they are focusing on the welfare of the common man.
1593: Izaak Walton, the ''father of angling'' - he wrote The Compleat Angler - was born in Stafford.
She focuses on an interconnected group of writers, ghostwriters, and editors (John Milton, Izaak Walton, Samuel Clarke, John Gauden, Thomas Fuller, John Aubrey, Edward Hyde, the Earl of Clarendon, and Daniel Defoe), to show how these biographies replaced disagreement with life stories whose celebrations of the individual were meant to distract and detract from argumentative discussion and defuse controversy.
WHERE AND WHY On the banks of the River Thames and Marlow Weir in one of the most picturesque parts of the country, this quintessential English hotel, owes its name to Izaak Walton's book.