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IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.I

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THE TAKING OF THE SALMON.

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THE TAKING OF THE SALMON. BT THOMAS TOD STODDART. A birr 1 a whirr! a salmon's on, A goodly fish! a thumper' Bring up, bring up-, tfce ready gaff. And if we land hifn we shall quaff Another glorious bumper! Hark} 'Us the music of the reel, Ttie strong, the quick, the steady The line darts from the active wheel, Have all things right and ready. A hirr a whirr! the salmon's out, Far on the rushing river; Onward he holds with sudden leap, Or plunges through the whirlpool deep, A desperate endeavour! Hark to the music of the red! The fitful and the grating; It pants along the breathless wheel, Now hurriedânow abating. A birr! a whirr! the salmon's off!â No, no, we still have got him The wily fish is sullen grown, And, like a bright imbedded stone, Lies gleaming at the bottom. Hark to the music of the reel! 'Tis hush'd, it hath forsaken With care we'll guard the magic wheel, Until its notes rewaken. A birr! a whirr! the salmon's Up, Give line, give line and measure But now he turns! keep down ahead, And lead him as a child is led, And land him at your leisure. Hark to the music of the reel! 'Tis welcome, it is glorious It wanders through the winding wheel, Returning and victorious. A birr! a whirt! Ihe salmon's in, Upon the bank extended; The princely fish is gasping slow. His brilliant colours come and gu, All beautifully blended. Hark to the music of the reel! It maraattrs and it closes; Silence is on the conquering wheel, M Its wearied line reposes. No birr! no whirr! the salmon's ours, The noble tish-the thumper Strike through his gill the ready gaff, And bending homewards, we shall quaff Another glorious bumper! Hark to the music of the reel! We listen with devotion; There's something in that circling wheel That wakes the heart's emotion!

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