Usage examples for ling

  1. I think the present system in Shetland has done better for the fishermen than any new system would do which could be brought in; and I think I know about it, because I have been at the ling- fishing for fifty- four years. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  2. 6021. Do you know whether your neighbours at Ollaberry are at liberty to fish to any person they please in the ling fishing? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  3. With all mankind he must be, And with him I love to ling. – A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume I. by R. Dodsley
  4. Just here the front door- bell gave a malicious ting- a- ling. – Divers Women by Pansy and Mrs. C.M. Livingston
  5. Hop Ling was heating water to bathe the sprain. – Brand Blotters by William MacLeod Raine
  6. The college authorities quarrelled with the local workmen, and introduced a foreign craftsman, Bernard van Ling from London. – The Charm of Oxford by J. Wells
  7. For the most part the boats used in the ling fishing belong to the men. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  8. The hills are covered with grasses and bushes, the moors with ling and heather, commons with grass, bracken and gorse, a garden tends to become smothered in weeds, and even a gravel path will not long remain free from grass. – Lessons on Soil by E. J. Russell
  9. It does not, however, appear whether recent attempts have been made on a sufficiently large scale to justify a decision in the negative; and it is satisfactory to know that a company has been formed for the express purpose of extending the season of the ling fishing, and carrying it on without the ordinary connection with a shop. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  10. They left the black peat- soil behind them, and the heather gave place to thin and more fragile ling, beaded with its unopened buds, while fangs of rock cropped out here and there. – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  11. 16, 429. Have you also had some experience with regard to the ling fishing? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  12. Dschou Ling on his return told of this happening, and begged that temples be erected in honor of the Queen of Heaven, and that she be included in the list of the gods. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  13. 12, 186. Do you carry on any business with men who are engaged to fish in the ling fishing for Messrs. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  14. For me the angels sing- a- ling- a- ling, They've got the goods for me. – Italy at War and the Allies in the West by E. Alexander Powell
  15. They were the last and highest, for after them the rough ling and bent- grass rolled across the haunts of the sheep and grouse. – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  16. Foster's first impulse was to drop into the ling, but he did not. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  17. Then Roos stopped cranking, and Andy brought the ling out and fastened it to the end of my line with a snug but comfortable hitch through the gills. – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  18. " Well, no," said Will, " they're more like long ling; but we can't catch big ones on a line like this- only small." – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  19. A compact group of stable buildings and barns stands on the opposite side of the road, and there are two or three lonely- looking cottages, but everywhere else the world is purple and brown with ling and heather. – Yorkshire Painted And Described by Gordon Home
  20. Every one now left it, except Mrs. Underwood, Cherry, and Angela; and the children began to rush and roll in wild delight on the grassy slope, and to fill their hands with the heather and ling, shrieking with delight. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge