1870 General Grant fishing grayling
Tha PrMldcal! Fiahiaa. ' Gen. Loqan and two or three censorious journalists have objected to tbe President's going; into the country to enjoy a few days! fishing. The objection seems to be founded on the theory tbat an official who has arduous arduous duties to perform ought hot to take, any relaxation. 4JCbty IJagittrate oJ5,the Federal Federal Union should be niudo of sterner 'stuff, Mr. Louax thinks, than outers Into the composition composition of ordinary men.. Field sports, light literature, secular muslo, the sparkle and gaycty of society even the pleasures of tbe tablo-are tablo-are tablo-are not for them. To " scorn delights and live laborious days " la their exalied, if not 'Over-agreeable 'Over-agreeable 'Over-agreeable portion. - To follow the windings of a sedgy and sequestered brook, where he may find M here and there a speckled trout, and here and there a grayling," grayling," is, in a President, "most tolerable, and not to be endured." 1 '