Compleat Angler, The

 Book by Izaak Walton (1653).

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  • Compleat Angler, The — a book on fishing (1653) by Izaak Walton. * * * …   Universalium

  • Compleat Angler, The — a book on fishing (1653) by Izaak Walton …   Useful english dictionary

  • Compleat Angler Hotel — The Compleat Angler Hotel was a modest three story hotel on the island of North Bimini in the Bahamas. The establishment, located in the center of Alice Town, contained 12 guestrooms in addition to its rowdy bar. It is notable for its association …   Wikipedia

  • The Compleat Angler — Le Parfait Pêcheur à la ligne Page de titre Le Parfait Pêcheur à la ligne (The Compleat Angler, or the Contemplative Man’s Recreation en anglais) est un traité écrit par l’auteur anglais Izaac Walton et publié en 1653, puis complété par Charles… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Compleat Angler Hotel — Das Compleat Angler Hotel war ein einfaches dreistöckiges Hotel auf North Bimini in den Bahamas. Es wurde 1935 von Henry und Helen Duncombe errichtet, nachdem ihr erstes Haus „The Dower House“ im November des Vorjahres durch ein Feuer zerstört… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Compleat Angler — Com|pleat An|gler, The a book about ↑fishing (=the sport of catching fish) written by Izaak Walton in the 17th century …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • compleat — /keuhm pleet /, adj. highly skilled and accomplished in all aspects; complete; total: the compleat actor, at home in comedy and tragedy. [1875 80; earlier sp. of COMPLETE, used phrasally in allusion to THE COMPLEAT ANGLER] * * * …   Universalium

  • compleat — adjective Etymology: archaic variant of complete in The Compleat Angler (1653) by Izaak Walton Date: 1526 having all necessary or desired elements or skills ; complete; also classic, quintessential …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • compleat — com•pleat [[t]kəmˈplit[/t]] adj. cvb highly skilled; expert • Etymology: 1875–80; earlier sp. of complete, used in allusion to The Compleat Angler (1653), by Izaak Walton …   From formal English to slang

  • the company makes the feast — 1653 I. WALTON Compleat Angler iii. Take this for a rule, you may pick out such times and such companies, that you may make yourselves merrier,..for ’tis the company and not the charge [expense] that makes the feast. 1911 F. W. HACK WOOD Good… …   Proverbs new dictionary

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