Angling in a sentence

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Definition of Angling

  • The act of one who angles; the art of fishing with rod and line.
  • fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)

How to use angling in a sentence. Angling pronunciation.

She had been angling for him.
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He was very fond of angling and hunting, and with rod or gun, his leisure was employed in a way that would not have displeased the gentle Isaak Walton.
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Her eyes no saucy glance address, There was no angling for success.
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It had been Willy Cameron who had brought to it its gayer moments, Willy determinedly cheerful, slamming doors and whistling; Willy racing up the stairs with something hot for Mrs. Boyd's tray; Willy at the table, making them forget the frugality of the meals with campaign anecdotes; Willy, lamenting the lack of a chance to fish, and subsequently eliciting a rare smile from Edith by being discovered angling in the kitchen sink with a piece of twine on the end of his umbrella.
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Guns and fishing-rods were suspended over the mantelpiece; powder-horns, shot-belts, and game-bags scattered about; a choice collection of flies for angling lay in one corner, whips and bridles in another, and a pile of books and papers,-Colonel Thornton's Tour, Daniel's Rural Sports, and a heap of Racing Calendars, occupied a third; Ponto and Carlo lay basking on the hearth-rug, and a famous little cocking spaniel, Flora by name, a conscious favourite, was generally stretched in state on an arm-chair.
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For shelter, there was a fly at their backs,-a sheet of canvas stretched between two trees and angling at forty-five degrees.
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I was in the habit of spending many an hour on the banks of that rivulet, with my rod in my hand, and, when tired with angling, would stretch myself on the grass, and gaze upon the waters as they glided past, and not unfrequently, divesting myself of my dress, I would plunge into the deep pool which I have already mentioned, for I had long since learned to swim.
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The cruiser was angling slightly away from the point from which he seemed to be viewing it.
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If a French painter lacked force and originality, he could at least portray with elegance and charm a group of fine ladies angling in an artificial pool.
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This man was a shoemaker, John Younger, a very intelligent and worthy person, famous as an angler and writer on angling, who has left an account of the "False Alarm" in his memoirs.
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Some were angling in the lake, but had caught only a few perch, which little fishes, without a miracle, would be nothing among so many.
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I was on the last grade that led to the angling road across the corner of the marsh.
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Now came that angling road past the "White Range Line House.
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It was on that last stretch of my road, when I drove along the dam of the angling ditch.
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A few weeks ago I had met that American settler with the French sounding name who lived alongside the angling dam further north.
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Passing in the rear of the garden towards the bridge which led to his lodging, he found on the opposite bank, at the other end of the bridge, Mr. Algernon Sidney Gale Jones peacefully angling for trout.
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It was a small octagon building which, judging by its architecture, might have been built in the troubled reign of Charles I.; the walls plastered within were thickly covered with names and dates, and inscriptions in praise of angling, in tribute to Izaak, or with quotations from his books.
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I never actually tried sea-water, but I was very fond of angling when a boy, and as I could not bear to see the worms wriggling on the hook, I dipped them always first in salt water, and this killed them very quickly.
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And it cannot be denied that much of the charm which angling exercises over cultivated minds, is due to the beauty and novelty of the landscapes which surround him; to the sense of freedom, the exhilarating upland air.
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Let others therefore (to come back to angling) tell of moor and loch.
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Examples of Angling

Example #1
She knew that Lester had been drawn to Mrs. Gerald from the time he met her at the Carlton in London.
Example #2
Jennie understood the situation perfectly.
Example #3
In the latter capacity he is reputed to have been successful; and between the labors and sports of the field, the more violent humors of youth seem to have been dissipated in exercises which are seldom followed by reproach.
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These constituted his chief pastimes for the fourteen years that had elapsed since his Cherokee campaigns.
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Of affectation innocent, Calm and without embarrassment, A faithful model she appeared Of "comme il faut.
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Her features no grimaces bleared; Of affectation innocent, Calm and without embarrassment, A faithful model she appeared Of "comme il faut.