Alex jerked the pole, setting the hook, and then glanced at her as the fish fought for freedom.
He walked out again, and she tossed the fish and hid the rope, straightening just as he reappeared.
Fish in a barrel, he said.
On the narrow Augesd Dam where for so many years the old miller had been accustomed to sit in his tasseled cap peacefully angling, while his grandson, with shirt sleeves rolled up, handled the floundering silvery fish in the watering can, on that dam over which for so many years Moravians in shaggy caps and blue jackets had peacefully driven their two-horse carts loaded with wheat and had returned dusty with flour whitening their carts--on that narrow dam amid the wagons and the cannon, under the horses' hoofs and between the wagon wheels, men disfigured by fear of death now crowded together, crushing one another, dying, stepping over the dying and killing one another, only to move on a few steps and be killed themselves in the same way.
We'll worry about breakfast later? right now we have other fish to fry.
You fish out all manner of odds and ends of knowledge--revolutions, schisms, massacres, systems of government; but Huss--where is he?
The sounds of crackling and the din of falling walls and ceilings, the whistle and hiss of the flames, the excited shouts of the people, and the sight of the swaying smoke, now gathering into thick black clouds and now soaring up with glittering sparks, with here and there dense sheaves of flame (now red and now like golden fish scales creeping along the walls), and the heat and smoke and rapidity of motion, produced on Pierre the usual animating effects of a conflagration.
He opened the refrigerator and took out the fish that had been thawing.
Give him a week and he'll float in somewhere down south of here if the fish don't eat him first.
Old story-tellers say that he alighted on the back of a large fish, called a dolphin, which had been charmed by his music and was swimming near the ship.
I would drink deeper; fish in the sky, whose bottom is pebbly with stars.
Dusty wouldn't be there to fish her out as he had Darian.
Maybe I can fish around on the Internet and dig up some poop.
He has to be out there, caught in the seaweed at the bottom of Chesapeake Bay, with the fish and crabs having a party, getting as bloated as the fat Wassermann twin lying on the slab at the Norfolk morgue.
Sugarmaking, the distillation of rice-spirit, silk-weaving, fishing and the preparation of a fish-sauce (nuoc-mam) made from decayed fish, and the manufacture of salt from sea-water and of lime are carried on in many localities.
Once the amount the fish seller requested is reached, the loan is funded and funds are transferred to her.
They told stories of their wonderful feats with fowl, fish and quadruped--how many wild ducks and turkeys they had shot, what "savage trout" they had caught, and how they had bagged the craftiest foxes, outwitted the most clever 'possums and overtaken the fleetest deer, until I thought that surely the lion, the tiger, the bear and the rest of the wild tribe would not be able to stand before these wily hunters.
I caught fish with hook and line and pole.
I ate very small fish for supper.
What reasonable man ever supposed that ornaments were something outward and in the skin merely--that the tortoise got his spotted shell, or the shell-fish its mother-o'-pearl tints, by such a contract as the inhabitants of Broadway their Trinity Church?
These are all very firm fish, and weigh more than their size promises.
I have sometimes disturbed a fish hawk sitting on a white pine over the water; but I doubt if it is ever profaned by the wind of a gull, like Fair Haven.
They are similar to those found in rivers; but as there are no suckers nor lampreys here, I know not by what fish they could be made.
It is much larger, being said to contain one hundred and ninety-seven acres, and is more fertile in fish; but it is comparatively shallow, and not remarkably pure.
Moreover, when at the pond, I wished sometimes to add fish to my fare for variety.
He goes thither at first as a hunter and fisher, until at last, if he has the seeds of a better life in him, he distinguishes his proper objects, as a poet or naturalist it may be, and leaves the gun and fish-pole behind.
Commonly they did not think that they were lucky, or well paid for their time, unless they got a long string of fish, though they had the opportunity of seeing the pond all the while.
I have found repeatedly, of late years, that I cannot fish without falling a little in self-respect.
Such a man has some right to fish, and I love to see nature carried out in him.
It is surprising that they are caught here--that in this deep and capacious spring, far beneath the rattling teams and chaises and tinkling sleighs that travel the Walden road, this great gold and emerald fish swims.
Do you ever fish here?
A gate in the valley, known as the Fish Gate, opened on a road which, leading from the north, went down the Tyropoeon valley to the southern part of the city.
Fish abound in its waters, which are sweet, save at low-level, when they become brackish.
Rice is the chief article of export, dried or salted fish, pepper and cotton ranking next in order of value.
It is the largest peanut market in the world, is in a great truck-gardening region, and makes large shipments of cotton (822,930 bales in 1905), oysters, coal, fertilizers, lumber, grain, fruits, wine, vegetables, fish and live stock.
Alex had written the Game and Fish Commissions in several western states, hoping for a chance at a mountain goat or sheep.
Dean thought a dead fish might have been more appropriate.
I haven't been lying to you and I haven't for one minute been seeing you so I could fish for information.
The drinks arrived in glasses better designed for raising fish than serving alcohol—a sure hit with the traveling salesmen.
According to the time-stamped dinner receipt, Byrne had dined on fish, and had two beers as Hunter had remarked.
I'll believe it when they fish his body out of the drink, which they won't, 'cause it ain't there.
Only a few of them still move, rise, and feebly fly to settle on the enemy's hand, lacking the spirit to die stinging him; the rest are dead and fall as lightly as fish scales.