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During his time at SUNY, he lived with relatives in the Bronx and liked to go fishing on Long Island Sound.
A town of hayseeds and dollar-a-day clerks whose height of sport is to go fishing in the Platte!
And them two, and all the others coming and wanting leave to go fishing too.
Remember your flat-bottomed boat that always leaked when we used to go fishing in it.
We ate fish too, and I like to go fishing right this very day.
When but four years of age, in the fulness of his powers, he begged to go fishing one lowering day.
I fear, John, that your father licks you because you go fishing on Sunday.
He told the children to lay off that day and go fishing and berrying.
It was that day when you would not let me go fishing with him.
He said they use to go fishing and that Gracie always took her quilt pieces along and if the fish were not biting she would sew.