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He must be The saltest fish that swims the sea.And, oh!He has a secret woe!
Roulard had played the trumpet in the regimental band in which Aristide had played the kettle drum.
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
He looked up from his fish and replied, somewhat cuttingly, "By contesting a borough and getting elected."
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Smoking, the angry and fuming king protests, had made our manners as rude as those of the fish-wives of Dieppe.
But what if I catch the fish by using a hired boat and a hired net, or by buying worms as bait from some one who has dug them?
But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The Taube has been bothering us again, but wound up its manœuvres very decently by killing some fish for our dinner.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
Or what if I do not fish at all, but get my roast fish by paying for it a part of the wages I receive for working in a saw mill?

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