The instrument generally employed is a bag-shaped net attached to a semicircular hoop, provided with a long handle and pushed over the surface of the sand by a fisherman wading in the water at ebb-tide.
He speaks Finnish with Finns, Mongolian with Buriats, Ostiak with Ostiaks; he shows remarkable facility in adapting his agricultural practices to new conditions, without, however, abandoning the village community; he becomes hunter, cattle-breeder or fisherman, and carries on these occupations according to local usage; he modifies his dress and adapts his religious beliefs to the locality he inhabits.
You usually lie like a bragging fisherman, so I stopped asking.
Originally a fisherman and diver of Anthedon in Boeotia, having eaten of a certain magical herb sown by Cronus, he leapt into the sea, where he was changed into a god, and endowed with the gift of unerring prophecy.
A flamingo (Phoeniconaias) visits Fisherman Lake, and there are a good many species of herons.
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In 1555 Rawlins White, a fisherman, was burnt at Cardiff for his Protestantism, and in 1679 two Catholic priests were executed for recusancy.
They were finally driven ashore on the island of Seriphus, where they were picked up by a fisherman named Dictys.
To the fisherman in India the mahseer affords the same kind of sport as the salmon in the British Isles, and it rivals that fish as regards size, strength and activity.
Cape Mount (on the northern side of which is a large lagoon - Fisherman Lake) at its highest point is 1050 ft.
Instead, I called fisherman Dan Brennan, figuring he might have arose with the dawn.
His father, a fisherman, took the boy when he was ten years of age to assist him in his calling; but the lad's eagerness for knowledge was unbounded.
It is addressed to Diophantus and conveys a moral, that one should work and not dream, illustrated by the story of an old fisherman who dreams that he has caught a fish of gold and narrates his vision to his mate.
Each fisherman then finds his kaivel, and the heap on which it lies is his.
The most important codfishery in the world is that which has been prosecuted for centuries on the Newfoundland banks, where it is not uncommon for a single fisherman to take over Soo of these fish in ten or eleven hours.
It was not a success, and he did not again exhibit till 1858, when he sent a little picture of "The Fisherman and the Syren" to the Royal Academy, and "Samson and Delilah" to the Society of British Artists in Suffolk Street.
The populace, led by an Amalfi fisherman, known as Masaniello, obtained arms, erected barricades, and, while professing loyalty to the king of Spain, demanded the removal of the oppressive taxes and murdered many of the nobles.
The oyster industry has passed from the hands of the fisherman into those of the oyster culturist.
NICOLAUS CUSANUS (NICHOLAS OF Cusa) (1401-1464), cardinal, theologian and scholar, was the son of a poor fisherman named Krypffs or Krebs, and derived the name by which he is known from the place of his birth, Kues or Cusa, on the Moselle, in the archbishopric of Trier (Treves).
The several trades, such as that of fisherman, the tiller of the ground, and the builder of canoes and houses, had each their presiding deities.
Hunter had interviewed the fisherman who thought he saw a body floating in the bay.
North Beach, located between San Francisco's Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf, is a vibrant neighborhood with an Italian heritage.
"It is well," said he, "that neither a merchant nor a fisherman shall have it; for such men think only of their business and care really nothing for beauty."
I'm not much of a fisherman.
Her latest painting-- another seaside depiction of Fisherman's Wharf-- leaned against one wall, ready to be delivered to Kevin's shop.
The seal is that of the fisherman's ring, hence the formula of conclusion, "Datum Romae, sub annulo Piscatoris."
The "Fisherman's ring" is a red ink stamp representing St Peter on a boat casting out his nets, with the name of the reigning pope.
The fishing industry of the Netherlands may be said to have been in existence already in the 13th century, and in the following century received a considerable impetus from the discovery how to cure herring by William Beukelszoon, a Zeeland fisherman.
At Rotterdam, clad in the fisherman's habit donned for the passage, he opposed Grevinchovius (Nicholas Grevinckhoven, d.
So light and portable are these boats that they can easily be carried on the fisherman's shoulders when proceeding to and from his work.
Among his best works are his " outdoor essays," especially Little Rivers (1895) and Fisherman's Luck (1899).
Among the culprits apprehended by enforcement officers during the blitz were a number of carp fisherman in the Environment Agency's Thames region.
apprehended by enforcement officers during the blitz were a number of carp fisherman in the Environment Agency's Thames region.
Knots, including bowline, figure of 8, clove hitch, Italian hitch, prussik, double fisherman's.
His son was born in a fisherman's cottage in 1745.
Sheringham fisherman and lifeboat coxswain John ' Sparrow ' Hardingham, wearing a typical Sheringham pattern gansey of herringbones and coil o ' rope.
Fisherman baiting creel Open After the last creel in the ' set ' has been emptied they are then put back into the sea.
Creels stacked on deck of fishing boat Open The fisherman lays his creels stacked on deck of fishing boat Open The fisherman lays his creels in ' sets ' on the seabed.
A local fisherman has also revealed that he had found radioactive debris from Dounreay in his lobster creels on a number of occasions.
culprits apprehended by enforcement officers during the blitz were a number of carp fisherman in the Environment Agency's Thames region.
Spink is a remarkably strong man, whose tout ensemble is highly characteristic of a North-country fisherman.
fisherman's cottage in 1745.
fisherman's huts along the front.
fisherman's wife does not come from a local fishing family.
The business, the livelihood, the culture of the Galilean fisherman.
In one part of the museum is a reconstructed fisherman 's cottage.
Ransome was born in Leeds in 1884, educated at Rugby and became a passionate fisherman from a very young age.
Our coarse fisherman had yet to catch a coarse fish on the fly.
Other rewards for a shrimp fisherman provided by lutz's who pays it.
The tiny harbor is now used by a local crab fisherman.
fisherman Originally from Newfoundland Canada, the Labrador was trained to jump overboard into the icy waters to haul fishermen's nets to shore.
fisherman small place, situated on the eastern coast, and chiefly inhabited by fishermen.
fisherman also amuse yourself watching the local fishermen shining bright lights on the waters to attract squid.
fisherman of Auditors official commented: These are not coal miners or deep-sea fishermen.
fisherman fishermen use smaller open boats with flat decks for the creels.
fly fisherman alive who has not heard of Where The Bright Waters Meet?
Barry is married with two grown up children and enjoys watching most sports but is a keen fly fisherman.
The legend says that he was an experienced fly fisherman working as an engineer for NASA.
Over the last twenty years the fishery has been developed as a paradise for the discerning fly fisherman.
It might smell like a fisherman's armpit, but it is very good at improving microbial activity and helps accelerate growth.
My place to buy fish is Aldeburgh on the Suffolk coast, where there are ad hoc fisherman's huts along the front.
Three undersized lobsters cost a Pembrokeshire fisherman a £ 250 fine imposed by Haverfordwest Magistrate's Court sitting on Thursday 9 March 2006.
As a regular nymph fisherman I have a box of just nymph fisherman I have a box of just nymphs and boxes for dry flies.
A Fisherman's Knot is formed from two identical overhand knots pushed together but it is only suitable for small diameter ropes or twine.
He was a keen fly fisherman, watercolor painter and enthusiastic at DIY: he built a sailing dinghy and a dry-stone wall!
remonstrate gently with a fisherman.
re-trace the outward route back to the Fisherman.
sad little tale about a Cornish fisherman.
sailfish cottage - A beautifully renovated Grade II listed fisherman's cottage situated in the heart of the Downalong area of St Ives.
He's having sumptuous, juicy shrimp tacos made with shrimps just dropped off by the sun-beaten fisherman, I'm having jack cheese.
Now let me tell you a sad little tale about a Cornish fisherman.
To date it is the only tangible memorial to the fisherman.
Two deep-sea wreck divers receive a tip-off from a local fisherman about a site off the New Jersey coast.
tout ensemble is highly characteristic of a North-country fisherman.
tyro grayling fisherman needs to know that grayling are not trout.
undersized lobsters cost a Pembrokeshire fisherman a £ 250 fine imposed by Haverfordwest Magistrate's Court sitting on Thursday 9 March 2006.
The webmaster has childhood memories here of fisherman mending their nets and seeing urchins being prepared for eating.
yachtsmane Marina The busy harbor serves local fisherman and international yachtsmen alike, providing a wide range of facilities.
These were at first purely symbolical, meaningless to any but a Christian eye, such as the Vine, the Good Shepherd, the Sheep, the Fisherman, the Fish, &c. Even the personages of ancient mythology were pressed into the service of early Christian art, and Orpheus, taming the wild beasts with his lyre, symbolized the peaceful sway of Christ; and Ulysses, deaf to the Siren's song, represented the Believer triumphing over the allurements of sensual pleasure.
It is exceedingly voracious, feeding on the smaller denizens of the ocean - fish, crustaceans, worms and molluscs, and greedily taking almost any bait the fisherman chooses to employ.
Diodorus records a barbarous attempt made by the Aradians, about 148 B.C. to destroy Marathus, which was frustrated by the pity and courage of an Aradian fisherman (xxxiii.
See John Quick's MS. Icones Sacrae Anglicanae, which gives the fisherman anecdote on the personal authority of one who was present; Life by Nethenus prefixed to collected edition of Latin works (5 vols., Amsterdam, 1658); Winwood's Memorials, vol.
The gods must be proud, thought I, with such forked flashes to rout a poor unarmed fisherman.
The traveller on the prairie is naturally a hunter, on the head waters of the Missouri and Columbia a trapper, and at the Falls of St. Mary a fisherman.
Walking by the river I paused to remonstrate gently with a fisherman.
From here re-trace the outward route back to the Fisherman.
Sailfish Cottage - A beautifully renovated Grade II listed fisherman 's cottage situated in the heart of the Downalong area of St Ives.
He 's having sumptuous, juicy shrimp tacos made with shrimps just dropped off by the sun-beaten fisherman, I 'm having jack cheese.
The tyro grayling fisherman needs to know that grayling are not trout.
Ramsgate Marina The busy harbor serves local fisherman and international yachtsmen alike, providing a wide range of facilities.
The fisherman specialized in catching and selling albacore to a local restaurant.
Whether you're a recreational fisherman or a commercial boater, you may need to buy boat and marine electronics to prepare yourself for the next excursion.
Flying Fisherman Spring Lock Clips: This line carries clip-ons designed for action such as sports, fishing and water sports.
In this game, you help a good old fisherman catch some fish.
The computer tells you how many you must catch and then your child clicks the mouse over a fish and drags it to the fisherman's net.
Colorful graphics and a smiling fisherman create a pleasing atmosphere to help your child count.
Delgado is a former NFL cheerleader; Velvick is a professional fisherman.
The Labrador Retriever (Lab) originated in Newfoundland as a working dog to help fisherman pull nets out of the water and catch any escaping fish.
Aquamarine: This gem has soothing qualities, and has been a favorite of fisherman and sailors who believe it protects them from danger.
Contrary to what the name implies, fishing shirts can be worn even if you aren't a fisherman.
The company sells everything from fisherman and newsboy caps to berets and winter hats.
Greek Fisherman Caps: Fisherman caps are, of course, favored by men at sea, but Greek Fisherman styles are actually available in all kinds of materials - not all of which are rugged enough to withstand rough waters!
In bright yellow, the slicker kept us dry as kids, keeps the police dry as they direct traffic and provides protection for the fisherman at sea.
Baskets might also include tackle items such as lures, hooks and sinkers, a fisherman's hat or a fishing-related sweatshirt.
Beyond debris, the next harmful factor to any fisherman or woman is glare off the water.
If you are looking for a unique gift for that fisherman in your life, consider a pair of Ocean Waves.
Rapala also has We Fish and Fishing Frenzy, which are family-oriented games made for the casual video game fisherman.
In-Fisherman Freshwater Trophies is a one player simulation fishing game with no-frills for an experienced fisherman.
If you are an experienced fisherman and will delight in selecting your own lure, bait, and will want to customize your rod and reel, then find a fishing simulation with realistic artificial intelligence and environments.
Fear of water may be considered normal in a child who has never learned how to swim, but it might be considered abnormal in the adolescent son of a coastal fisherman.
The convenient, central location of the Grant is close to shopping downtown, restaurants in Chinatown and boats to Alcatraz at Fisherman's Wharf.
If you happen to be visiting Fisherman's Wharf, another hotspot for San Francisco tourists, you can continue on to Chinatown by riding one of the classic cable cars.
North Beach is an easy walk from Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf.
Parking is limited along Columbus and Union Avenues.There are a few small bed and breakfasts in North Beach, but most visitors will prefer to stay either at Union Square, Union Street, or Fisherman's Wharf.
Alcatraz, or as it is less affectionately known, The Rock, is an island of notorious repute in the San Francisco Bay, just over a mile off of the City's touristy Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf.
It's located on the Hyde Street Pier near Fisherman's Wharf.
Yes, there's the Golden Gate Bridge, of course there's Fisherman's Wharf, Alcatraz, and a visit would just not be complete without a drive down the self-proclaimed Crookedest Street in the World.
The Powell-Hyde cable car goes right by the hotel, right past Chinatown, over Nob Hill, past Lombard_Street - "the crookedist street" - and on to Fisherman's Wharf where boats depart for Sausalito, Tiburon and Alcatraz Island.
The Fairmont is one of California's most prestigious places to stay; located where Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square meet, hotel guests find themselves right in the heart of San Francisco's most popular areas.
A guide will greet you as you disembark from your ferry from Fisherman's Wharf and show you some of the sites on the grounds, like the lighthouse, the power plant and the infamous guard tower.
The popular lodging is situated at 495 Jefferson Street, near Fisherman's Wharf.
All of the city's Holiday Inn properties are located near popular tourist spots, including the heart of downtown San Francisco and Fisherman's Wharf.
Located at 1300 Columbus Avenue, Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf is smack in the middle of the world-famous tourist attraction.
This distinctive property boasts a rare amenity among Fisherman's Wharf hotels: a heated outdoor pool.
Cod liver oil was also used as a salve by fisherman to prevent chapped hands, noses, and any other part bitten by chilly ocean winds.
Give an avid fisherman a Christmas gift basket that contains fishing magazines, hooks, bait, line, and small container of trail mix.
Another menu option for a seafood celebration is chef and fisherman Dave Pasternack's Italian Christmas Eve Feast on a Budget.
Or, the belly can be painted as a fishbowl with fish swimming in it, with an accompanying fisherman.
The legend is that the ring was first designed by a young Irish fisherman who was taken captive and sold as a slave.
The Claddagh ring legend tells of a young Irish fisherman named Richard Joyce from the village of Claddagh who was about to marry his sweetheart when he was captured as a slave.
Plastic sandals are no longer limited to flat, wide, sheer, fisherman style shoes.
Teva makes plenty of other men's sandals styles, including the Cardenas Fisherman, Agate Thong, Hallah Thong, Mush, Hurricane, Fossil Canyon, Open Toachi, Monsone and Tanza.
Visitors begin their Alcatraz trip from the dock at Fisherman's Wharf.
The ABC of Yoga features yoga pants with the fairly expensive bamboo fabric, but in contrast, has the more reasonable Thai Fisherman's Pants which are less than $30.
Many yogis like yoga tunic pants, sometimes referred to as palazzo pants or fisherman's pants, because they provide more freedom of movement and make a figure look graceful.
Also key in a search for fisherman's pants.
This site has a wide variety of fisherman's pants in original designs made from hemp, cotton, silk, linen, and organic fabrics, too.
There are many fresh, flowing yoga clothing styles offered by this retailer, including a pair of cotton fisherman's pants in four colors.
Another unisex option is the batik fisherman's pants.
This fair trade site offers a huge selection of Samurai wrap pants and fisherman's pants.
If you have one of these yoga shops near you, stop by from time to time to see what yoga tunic pants, palazzo pants, or fisherman's pants are in stock.
If you need pants for a 38- to 44-inch waist, consider Thai Fisherman's pants or a light nylon pair of gym pants with an elastic waistband.
Additionally, several self-help books exist, such as Home Business Tax Deductions: Keep What You Earn, by Stephen Fisherman.
Fisherman Byron Velvick selected Mary Delgado from the field of 25 in this edition.
Our sixth Bachelor was pro bass fisherman Byron Velvick.
Captain Chris Hanson, who is known as "Chomps," is a cut-throat fisherman who does things his own way.
Captain Phil Harris was one of the commercial fisherman featured on the Discovery Channel reality show called Deadliest Catch.
It was crab fishing that won him over and he worked as a greenhorn (or fisherman in training), unpaid, for several years before becoming captain of his own vessel.
Deadliest Catch films commercial fisherman in action on the Bering Sea as they face the highs and lows of the profession.
Harris was a fisherman at heart, but he also had other interests and endeavors.
Located in a historic downtown location that used to cater to loggers, fisherman and railroad workers, the restaurant's atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable.
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