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CHAPTER VIII
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Walton. The confusion and troubles of the Civil War did not suit him, and he slipped away to the country to find peace and quiet. He lived to be ninety years old, but not in loneliness, for his friends were always ready to go to see this man with his brightness, intelligence, and gentle, whimsical humour. He was not without occupation in his country home, for there he wrote the lives of several famous men of his time, Donne and Herbert among them. These Lives are so tender and sincere that they seem to be simple talks about friends who were dear to him, an
ideal mode of writing biographies. Best of his works, however, is pleat Angler. In one way it is a wise little The comtreatise on the different kinds of fish and the best modes of catching them ; but its charm lies not in information about hooks and bait but in Walton's genuine love of the country and in the quaintness of his thoughts. He treats fishing with gravity, whether mock or real it is sometimes hard to tell. "Angling is somewhat like poetry," he declares learnedly, " men are to be born so ;" and he gives as the epitaph of a friend, " An excellent angler, and now with God." " Look about you," he says, " and see how pleasantly that meadow looks ; nay, and the earth smells so sweetly too : Come let me tell you what holy Mr. Herbert says of

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