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INDEX

ADAM: his early education, 98;
     his opinion of woman, 124.

"Afghan's Knife, The," 193.

Algebra: the equation of life, 13.

"Alice Lorraine," 167.

"Along New England Roads," 163.

Altars of remembrance, 269.

"Amateur Angler's Days in Dove Dale, An," 41,161.

"American Angler's Book, The," 163.

"American Salmon Angler,The," 163.

"Among New England Hills," 163.

"Angler, The Cornpleat," See Walton, Izaak.

Angler: the education of an, 125.

"Angler's Guide, The," 157.

Angling: an affair of luck, 6; a means of escape from tædium vitæ, 14;
     books about, classified, 155, 156.

"Angling Reminiscences" of Thomas Tod Stoddart, 158.

"Angling Sketches," by Andrew Lang, 162.

Antony: deceived by Cleopatra, 164.

Arden, the Forest of: direction for reaching, 15.

Ascension Day: good for fishing, 7.

Bald Mountain, 203.

Banquets: two delectable ones, 22, 23.

Baptists, Seventh-Day: an inducement to join them, 7.

Barber: the philosophic conduct of a, 15.

Barker, Thomas, 155.

Bartlett, Mr. John: piscatorial collection of, 154.

Bergen: town of, 186.

Berries, 87; Izaak Walton quoted on, 89.

Bethune, Rev. Dr. George W., an editor of Walton, 163.

Birds: their unexpectedness, 25; their courage, 28, 225;
     their manner of singing, 63-66, 85.

Birds named:

     Blue jay, 219.
     Boblink, 84.
     Brown thrush, 65.
     Catbird, 109, 219.
     Crow, 225.
     English sparrow, not a bird, 64, 111.
     Grosbeak, rose-breasted, 65.
     Hooded warbler, 25. Kingbird, 225, 226.
     Mockingbird, 65.
     Oriole, 65.
     Parrot, 64.
     Partridge, 27.
     Pigeon-hawk, 201.
     Redstar t, 26.
     Robin, 65.
     Rose - breasted grosbeak, 65.
     Ruffed grouse, 23.
     Spotted sandpiper, 28,
     Swallow, 202.
     Thrush, 202.
     Veery, 65.
     Vireos, 271.
     Water-thrush, 271.
     White-throat, 65.
     Wood thrush, 65.
     Wren, 65.
     Yellow-throat, 201, 271.
     Yellow warblers, 109.

Black, William: his knowledge of angling, 168.

Blackmore, R. D., 162; fishing described by, 167.

"Book of the Black Bass," 163.

Borgund: church at, 186.

Boyle, Hon. Robert, 160.

Brogue: as an ornament of speech, 78.

Brook: a lazy, idle, 216; in the bower, 217; considered as a sign, 221;
    the lesson of a, 226; fishing in a, 231.

Browsing: a diversion for anglers, 86.

Burroughs, John, 153.

Butler, Dr. William: his pleasant saying about the strawberry, 89;
    his character as a physician and a philosopher, 90-91.

"By Meadow and Stream," 162.

Byron, Lord: a detractor of Walton, 151.

Camp-fire: the art of kindling a, 246.

Camping: pleasures of, 19.

Cannon Mountain, 205.

"Chalk-Stream Studies," 160.

Chance: a good word with a bad reputation, 12.

Chatto, William Andrew, 144, 162.

Cheerfulness: a virtue in good talk, 79.

Christian character: illustrated, 34.

Civilization: a nervous disease, 222.

Cleopatra, 164.

"Cloister and the Hearth, The," 117.

Colquhoun, John, 158.

Conversation: compared with talk, 15.

Cook: a good, 251.

Cooking-fire: the art of kindling a, 250.

Cotton, Charles, 57, 155.

Crinkle-root, 87.

"Crocker's Hole," 162.

Crosby, Chancellor Howard: a good talker, 72.

Davy, Sir Humphry: slighted by Christopher North, 159.

"Days in Clover," 162.

Days: Superstitions about them, 7.

Dennys, John: "The Secrets of Angling," quoted, 152.

DePeyster, Mr. and Mrs.: the success of, in the art of the angler, 125.

De Quincey, Thomas, 155.

Deucalion: the first artistic fisherman, 5.

Dickinson, Emily: quoted, 97

Drivstuen, 194.

Eagle Cliff, 203.

Elizabeth, Queen, 91.

Elk: the Tarn of the, 192.

Emerson, Ralph Waldo: quoted, 119.

English sparrows: beasts, not birds, 64.

"Essays Critical and Imaginative'' of Christopher North, 159.

Etnadal, 183.

"Ettrick Shepherd," the, 57.

Fagornaes, 186.

Faleide, 190.

Fawkes, Guy, 91.

Fire: fear of animals of, 241; kindling a fire in the woods, 244;
     the camp-fire, 246; the cooking-fire, 250;
     the smudge-fire, 253; the little friendship-fire, 262.

Fish: their waywardness, 47, 236; how an angler feels about them, 30;
     whether they can  hear, 58-60; domesticated, 99.

Fish named:
     Grass-pike, 229.
     Grayling, 57,195. Grilse, 261.
     Ouananiche, 40, 42, 47, 48,
     Pickerel, 146.
     Pike, 12, 100.
     Salmon, 34, 41, 261.
     Sunfish, 229.
     Trout, 57, 60, 156, 167,187, 195, 229, 234, 236, 253, 257.

"Fishin' Jimmy," 164.

Fishing: passim; an affair of luck, 5; lucky days for, 6; a means of escape from routine, 14;
     the only eventful mode of life, 15; good luck in, deserving of gratitude, 31;
     the schooling of a woman angler, 127; catching pickerel through the ice, 146;
     the best winter diversion in-doors, 150; books on, 155, 157; fish and fishing, 163;
     in old streams and new, 265.

"Fish-Tails and a Few Others," 161.

Flies: various theories for the use of, 47; the grasshopper a last hope, 48; style in, 155.

Flowers: wild and tame, 96; luck in finding, 98.

Flowers named:
     Anemone, 271.
     Anemone, double rue, 98
     Bishop's-cap, 271.
     Gentian, fringed, 97.
     Hare-bells, 85.
     Heart's-ease, 272.
     Laurel, mountain, 85.
     Loose-strife, yellow, 85.
     Orchid, purple-fringed, 85,
     Prince's pine, 85.
     Rosemary, 268, 272.
     Rue, 272.
     Twin-flower, 86.
     Violet, 271.

"Fly-Fisher's Entomology,The," 59.

"Fly-Rods and Fly-Tackle," 163.

Fontainebleau, 99.

Forester, Frank, 163.

Forests: real and artificial, 101.

Fox: red, 219.

Franck, Richard: a detractor of Walton, 151.

Franconia Mountains, 202.

Freedom of spirit: an essential of good company, 76.

"Fresh Woods," 162.

Friendliness: its magical power, 80.

Friendsinp-fire, the little, 262.

Gambling: a harmless variety of, 11.

"Game Fish of the North," 163.

Garfield, Mount, 203.

Geiranger-Fjord: cliffs of, 186.

Goff: respectfully alluded to, 71.

Gratitude: a virtue, 31.

Graygown, my Lady: her praise, dedication, 80,177,189, 221.

Grayling, 57.

Great South Bay, the, 214.

Greetings: their significance, 3; superior quality of the angler's salutation, 5.

Grey, Sir Edward 38.

Habits: the pleasure of changing them, 15.

Hall, Bradneck. 161.

Hamlet, 116.

Hastings, Lady Elizabeth: her "liberal education," 119.

"Heart, A Contented," 214.

"Heart of Midlothian, The," 117.

Henry Esmond: romantic love in, 117.

Higginson, Colonel Thomas Wentworth: quoted, 98.

Honeymoon: a Norwegian, 175.

Houses: the disadvantage of living in them, 16; built by four-footed architects, 242.

Humour: as a moans of grace, 79.

"Hypatia," 117.

"I Go A-Fishing," 163.

Indolence, defined, 223; the teachers of, 227.

Indvik Fjord, 190.

Irving, Washington: quoted, 84, 169.

James, William: His defence of chance, 12.

James of Scotland, 91.

Jefferies, Richard: quoted, 200.

Jefferson, Joseph: as an angler, 57; as fisherman, 268.

Jerkin, 186.

"John Inglesant," 117.

Johnson, Dr. Samuel: his word "clubable," 63; quoted, 108.

"Jangle Books, Thc," 117.

Kant, Emmanuel: his rules for talk, 69.

Kariol, 180, 185.

Katahdin, Mount, 258.

King, Clarence: a good talker, 69.

"King Lear," 116.

Kingsley, Charles, 159.

Kinsman Mountain, 204.

Lafayette, Mount, 203.

Lake George: a scene on, 11.

Lakes named:
     George, 11, 179.
     Loenvand, the, 190.
     Moosehead, 128, 250,
     Pharaoh, 139.
     Rangeley, 131.
     St. John, 50.

Lamb, Charles: quoted, 2; his essays, 94, 153.

"Land of Steady Habits, The," 15.

Landaff valley, 204.

Long, Mr. Andrew: his "Angllng Sketches," 162.

Life: reflections, chiefly upon its uncertainty, 14, 21,35,36,103;
     the philosophy of a quiet llfe, 223-226.

"Little Flowers of St. Francis," quoted, 21.

Loenvand, the, 190.

Long Island: a good place to cure insomnia, 213.

"Lorna Doone," 117, 162.

Love: romaniic love not the "greatest thing in the world," 118.

Lovers: sudden appearance of, in the landscape in spring, 108;
     their relation to the landscape, 108;
     charm added to the landscape by, 108;
     society arranged for their convenience, 109.

Lowell, James Russell: quoted, 54; alluded to, 153.

Lucian: his dubious fish story, 59.

Luck: indispensable to fishermen, 5; varieties of, 7;
     the charm of trying it, 9; a subject for gratitude, 31;
     not to be boasted of, 34; a parable of life, 34;
     the way to make friends of it, 36.

Luther, Martin: his opinion of pike, 12.

Lytton, Sir Edward Bulwcr, his fishy advice, 167.

"Macbeth," 116.

Macduff, the Reverend Bellicosus, 71.

"Madame Delphine," 117.

Malignancy: a brilliant example of, 20.

Marriage: philosophically considered, 117-119, 177.

Marston, Mr. Edward, 162.

Mary, "Bloody" Queen, 90.

"Maxims and Hints for an Angler,'' 160.

McCabe, W. Gordon: how he crossed thc Atlantic, 78.

McCosh, Dr. James: his manner of speech, 77.

Milton, John: quoted, 63.

Montaigne, M. de: quoted, title page, 69; variations on a theme from, 71. M

oody, Martin, Esq., 149.

"Moor and the Loch, The," 158

Moosilauke, 204.

Mountains: the real owner of the, 204.

"My Novel," 167.

Nedre Vasenden: the station at, 185.

Newport: sport at, 8.

Norcross Point, 258.

Norris, Thaddeus, 163.

Norway: a honeymoon in, 178.

"Nôtre Dame," 117.

North, Christopher, 57,159.

"Occasional Reflections" of Hon. Robert Boyle, 160.

Odnaes, 179, 181.

"Ole 'Stracted," 117.

Othello, 116.

"Owl Creek Letters," 163.

Parrots: productive of un-Christian feelings, 64.

"Peace and War," 117.

Penn, Richard, 160.

Peppermint, 87.

Pike, 12, 100.

Piscater, 153.

Plutarch: his fish story of Anthony and Cleopatra, 164.

Preserves: for fish, 99.

Pride: unbecoming in a fisherman, 33.

Prime, Dr. William C., 163.

"Procession of the Flowers, The," 98.

Pronunciation, correct: as a mania, 77.

"Quo Vadis," 117.

Rabbit: cotton-tail, 219.

"Rambles with a Fishing-Rod," of E. S. Roscoe, 161.

Randsfjord, 178, 179.

Raphael, the Archangel: bis one-sided affability, 63.

Rauma: the vale of the, 195.

"Recreations of Christopher North, The," 159.

"Redgauntlet:" angling in, 166.

Remembrance: altars of, 269.

"Rip Van Winkle," 116, 269.

"Rise of Silas Lapham, The," 117.

Ristigouche, 28.

"Rivals, The," 116.

Rivers, named:
     Ausable, 266.
     Baegna, 183.
     Bouquet, 189.
     Dove, 35.
     Gale, 202, 266.
     Hudson, 95.
     Lea, 35.
     Marshpee, 57.
     Meacham, 127.
     Metabetehouan, 80.
     Moose, 128.
     Naeselv, 186.
     Natasheebo, 139.
     Neversink, 263.
     New, 35.
     Penobscot, 189.
     P'tit Saguenay, 32.
     Randsfjord, 178, 179
     Rauma, 195.
     Ristlgouche, 28.
     Saguenay, 33, 34.
     Shepaug, 263.
     Swiftwater, 85, 98,263,268, 269, 271.
     Ulvaa, 195.
     Willowemoc, 263.

Rob Roy: an eel named, 59.

"Rod in India, The," 161.

Romola, 117.

Romsdal, the, 186, 194.

Ronalds, Mr.: quoted, 59.

Roosevelt, Mr. Robert B., 163.

Roscoe, E. S., 161.

"Roundabout Papers," 66.

Sabbath-Day Point, 10.

Sage, Mr. Dean: piscatorial library of, 154.

Saguenay, the Big, 33, 34.

Saguenay, the Little, 32.

Salmon, 30, 56.

"Salmonia," 159.

"Schuylkill Fishing Company," 162.

Scott, Sir Walter: quoted, 166.

Sermon: a good one, 56.

Singlewitz, Solomon: quoted, 124, 174.

"Sketch Book," 169.

Skogstad: the station at, 188.

Skydsgut, 182.

Slosson, Mrs. Annie Trumbull: her "Fishin' Jimmy," 164.

Slumber Song, A, 275.

Smallness: not a mark of inferiority, 94.

Smith, Captain John, 93.

Smudge; the art of kindling a, 253.

Spearmint, 87.

St. Anthony of Padua, 56.

St. Brandan, 56.

St. Francis of Assisi, 22.

St. Peter, 13, 31.

Stedman, Mr. Edmund Clarence, 156.

Steele, Richard: quoted, 119.

Stevenson, Robert Louis: quoted, 61,212.

Stoddart, Thomas Tod, 158.

Stolkjaerres, 185.

Storm King Club: a festival of, 95.

Strawberry, the: one that God made, 89; imputed to England, 91; wild and tame, 95.

Stuefloten, 194, 195.

Style: the value of, 95.

Summer Schools: persons for whom they have no attractions, 9.

Sunday: fishing on, 6.

"Superior Fishing," 163.

Swiftwater: a well-named brook, 85.

Talk: anglers urged to, 55-57; varieties of, 66-70; obstacles to its perfection, 71, 76, 77.

Talkability: defined, 61, 62; a talkable person, 63; contrasted with talkativity, 65;
     not the same as eloquence, 66; commended, 68-81; the fourfold conditions of, 71;
     goodness, 71; freedom, 76; gayety, 79; friendship, 81.

Tarn of the Elk, the, 192; trout in, 193.

Telephone: its influence on manners, 4.

Tennyson: as a talker, 77; quoted, 60.

Tent: life in a, 17.

Thackeray, W. M.: quoted, 66.

Thersites: as a journalist, 75.

Thomas, H. S., 161.

"Three Musketeers, The," 117, 193.

Timoleon: the unlucky one, 33.

Tobias, the sun of Tobit: his adventure with a pike, 100.

Tommy's Rock: a good place for blackfish, 8.

"Treasure Island," 193.

Trees: why boys and girls love them, 99.

Trench, Archbishop, 223.

Trolley-car: the blessings of its absence, 20.

Trout, 57, 60,167,187,230, 236 256; taste of, for flies, 155;
     in Norway, 187; in the Tarn of the Elk, 193; in the Rauma in Narway, 195;
     a good catch, 234; eating vs. catching, 253.

Twin Mountain, 203.

Vacations: can be taken without long journeys, 15.

Valders, the vale of, 183, 197,

Vergil: quoted, 156.

Virginia: talk in, 78; its strawberries, 91, 94; bread in a Virginia country house, 195.

Walton, Izaak: described, 33, 34; quoted, 33, 89; his luck in literature, 150;
     his detractors, 151; Dr. Bethune's edition of, 163; fishermen born, not made, 163.

Warner, Charles Dudley: quoted, 241.

Water: emblem of instability, 9.

Weather: a subject of talk, 62, 69; various remarks on, 17-19, 102.

Webster, Daniel: as an angler, 57.

Wells, Mr. Henry P., 59, 163.

Wife: the right kind of a, 80.

Wilson, Professor John, 57; "A. M." and "F. R. S.," 158.

"Winter's Tale, A," 116.

Women wanting in natural ability to fish, 134.

Woods: scenes in the, 85, 101.

"Words and Their Uses," 223.

Wordsworth, William: quoted, 8.

Wotton, Sir Henry: quoted, 145,

Youth: a recipe for renewing, 96,