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" ... gurgling in the fissures of the rock, or except now and then the cry of a solitary saucy gull, who would come out of his way in the firmament, to see what I was doing without a boat, all alone, in the middle of the sound ; and who would hover, and... "
Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches: Being the Miscellaneous Writings of J ... - Page 39
by J. Cypress - 1842
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 7

John William Carleton - 1842
...except, now and then, the cry of a solitary, saucy gull, who would come out of his way in the firmament, to see what I was doing without a boat, all alone,...search of some other fool to scream at. " I soon became naif indolent, and quite indifferent about fishing ; so I stretched myself out at full length upon...
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The Sporting Sketch Book: A Series of Characteristic Papers, by the Most ...

John William Carleton - Fox hunting - 1842 - 200 pages
...except, now and then, the cry of a solitary, saucy gull, who would come out of his way in the firmament, to see what I was doing without a boat, all alone,...circling swoops and dashes at me, and then, after haying satisfied his curiosity, glide away in search of some other fool to scream at. " I soon became...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1843
...now and then, the cry of a :: solitary saucy gull, who would come out of his way in * the firmament to see what I was doing without a boat, '• all alone,...half indolent, and quite indifferent < about fishing ; eo 1 stretched myself out at full length upon the rock, and gave myself up to the luxury of ^ looking...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 44

English literature - 1845
...except now and then the cry of a solitary saucy gull, who would come out of his way in the firmament to see what I was doing without a boat, all alone,...chatter, and make two or three circling swoops and clashes at me, and then, after having satisfied his curiosity, glide away in search of some other fool...
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Traits of American Humour, Volume 2

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - American wit and humor - 1852
...except now and then the cry of a solitary saucy gull, who would come out of his way in the firmament, to see what I was doing without a boat, all alone,...his curiosity, glide away in search of some other food to scream at. " I soon became half indolent, and quite indifferent about fishing ; so I stretched...
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A Quarter Race in Kentucky: And Other Sketches, Illustrative of Scenes ...

William Trotter Porter - 1846 - 199 pages
...except now and then the cry of a solitary saucy gull, who would come out of his way in the firmament, to see what I was doing without a boat, all alone,...his curiosity, glide away in search of some other food to scream at. 'I soon became half indolent, and quite indifferent about fishing ; so I stretched...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American literature - 1856
...except now and then the cry of a solitary saucy gull, who would come out of his way in the firmament, to see what I •was doing without a boat, all alone,...having satisfied his curiosity, glide away in search of same other fool to scream at. I soon became half indolent, and quite indifferent 'about fishing; so...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American literature - 1856
...firmament, to see what I \ •was doing without u boat, all alone, in the middle < of the Sound; aud who would hover, and cry, and chatter, and make two...curiosity, glide away in search of some other fool to ecream at I soon became half indolent, and quite indifferent about fishing ; BO I stretched myself...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1856
...firmament, to see what I was doing without 11 boat, all aloi.e, in the middle of the Sound ; and ho would hover, and cry, and chatter, and make two or three circling swoops n:ul dashes at me, uiid then, after having satisfied his curiosity, glide away in search of some other...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 2; Volume 86

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1866
...solitary saucy gull, who would come out of his way in the firmament, to see what I was doing without n boat, all alone, in the middle of the Sound; and who would hover, and cry, and chatter, and make two ur three circling swoops and dashes at me. and then, after having satisfied his curiosity, glide away...
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