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Izaak Walton
(1593-1683) born on
Aug 09
English author. He wrote "Compleat Angler," 1676 as well as the biographies of John Dunne and George Herbert.
Angling may be said to be so like mathematics that it can never be fully learnt.

God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.
We may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries, 'Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did.'
No man can lose what he never had.
That which is everybody's business is nobody's business.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Compleat Angler."
R: "The Compleat Angler," ch. 5, 1653.
A: "The Compleat Angler," ch. 5, 1653.
N: "The Compleat Angler."
K: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.

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