This was my answer with respect to those youths who were bent on this pursuit, trusting that they would soon outgrow it. ... 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. ... Such a one might make a good shepherda#39;s dog, but is far from being the Good Shepherd. ... den Pond for a whole half day any of my fellow-citizens, whether fathers or children of the town, with just one exception, was fishing.
|Title||:||The World's Best Essays|
|Author||:||David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler|