Neuerthelesse the pike is frend vnto the tench, as to his leach & surgeon.
When of a good size, as in Holland, they are a remarkably fine fresh-water fish, though not so delicate as carp or tench.
The tench, is a great lover of large Red worms first dipt in Tar.
“And the great jack and chub and tench we used to fish out,” said Uncle Bob.
tench are common, but are not often caught with a rod and line.
Nevertheless the pike is friend unto the tench, as to his leech and surgeon.
Carp is the chief stock; but tench and perch, eels and pike are raised.
Of all fishes but the tench take the wing of a partridge or the thigh of a nun.
"The Virginia congressional elections have astonished every one," he informs tench Coxe.
Rondeletius says, at his being in Rome, he saw a great cure done by applying a tench to the feet of a sick man.