Who is Izaak Walton?

  • (noun): English writer remember for his treatise on fishing (1593-1683).
    Synonyms: Walton

Izaak Walton

Izaak Walton (9 August 1593 – 15 December 1683) was an English writer. Best known as the author of The Compleat Angler, he also wrote a number of short biographies that have been collected under the title of Walton's Lives.

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Famous quotes containing the word walton:

    We may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries, “Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did;” and so, if I might be judge, God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.
    —Izaak Walton (1593–1683)