But my wife has gone fishing for red eels
to-day, so some of you will have to mind the children."
"Or put it, my juvenile friends, that he saw an elephant, and returning said 'Lo, the city is barren, I have seen but an eel
,' would THAT be Terewth?"
He, too, went there chiefly on holidays, He, too, turned out of his path for generals and persons of high rank, and he too, wriggled between them like an eel
; but people, like me, or even better dressed than me, he simply walked over; he made straight for them as though there was nothing but empty space before him, and never, under any circumstances, turned aside.
After having my hands in it for only a few minutes, my fingers felt like eels
, and began, as it were, to serpentine and spiralize.
He stopped Alleyne to ask him whether it was not true that there was a hostel somewhere in those parts which was especially famous for the stewing of eels
. The clerk having made answer that he had heard the eels
of Sowley well spoken of, the friar sucked in his lips and hurried forward.
There have been caught in Walden pickerel, one weighing seven pounds -- to say nothing of another which carried off a reel with great velocity, which the fisherman safely set down at eight pounds because he did not see him -- perch and pouts, some of each weighing over two pounds, shiners, chivins or roach (Leuciscus pulchellus), a very few breams, and a couple of eels
, one weighing four pounds -- I am thus particular because the weight of a fish is commonly its only title to fame, and these are the only eels
I have heard of here; -- also, I have a faint recollection of a little fish some five inches long, with silvery sides and a greenish back, somewhat dace-like in its character, which I mention here chiefly to link my facts to fable.
He saw the fine red brick houses, mortared in white lines, standing on the edge of the water, and their balconies, open towards the river, decked out with silk tapestry embroidered with gold flowers, the wonderful manufacture of India and China; and near these brilliant stuffs, large lines set to catch the voracious eels
, which are attracted towards the houses by the garbage thrown every day from the kitchens into the river.
In first place was Andrew Withey with 33.17kg of hounds, codling and an eel
. Runner-up was Mike Mather with 17.41kg of hounds and an eel
Andrew Kerr, of The Sustainable Eel
Group, said: "It's the greatest wildlife crime on the planet.
Ireland has a rich history of these types of animals and the documentary makers are planning to search the lakes of Connemara for the horse eel
- or peistes - as they are known.
is known as Asian swamp eel