Not quite so strong and independent are the "Fisher Boys," by Antonia de Banuelos, the conception and the execution alike being apparently inspired by that mild and noble master of Spanish painting, Esteban Murillo.
This proposition was met by a motion from Mr. Fisher Ames, of Massachusetts, to rescind the vote of the 8th of June, and to refer the business to a select committee.
The same volume (of Randall's Work) contains copious extracts from the letters of Fisher Ames and a number of other leading Federalists, derived from Hamilton's recently published papers and other sources.
The first Fort Fisher expedition, the committee, in its report, approving of General Butler's course in withdrawing from the projected assault.
The fisher replied: 'What good, pray, will a castle be to me if I have nothing to eat in it?
The 15th we came among many fisher boats, but had so much wind that we could not speak any of them, but they made signs to us, as we thought to keep to the westwards.
One leaves Dunbar by wriggly and exiguous streets, coming through the fisher villages of Belhaven and West Barns to where the main avoiding route rejoins at Beltonford.
Make that crossing through the gap in the daytime, for then the most of our enemies, the mountain lion, the fisher and the wolverine, the wolf and the coyote, are generally asleep.
Their catch of beaver, otter, mink, martin, and fisher was also large.
Fisher climbed a tree in hot haste, as did Marten.
Annie had come home to care for her, with the design of earning the bread of both, by making gowns and bonnets for such of the sailors' wives and fisher folk, as were not equal to the making their Sunday best for themselves.
In a rough and tumble fight the sturdily built fisher boy might have been a match for Frank Chester, but Frank had already gained some advantage and he met Zeb's frenzied charge coolly.
But what with the darkness and his unfamiliarity with that part of the coast, he had failed to land in the cove adjoining the fisher village of Motthaven, and had beached his craft a considerable distance to the south of the place.
Far behind the main body of the fisher craft lagged a small sloop, and as the Sea Eagle came closer to her the boys noticed that her flag was flying from the peak "union down," a sign of distress the world over.
Whether the men had caught some fisher and had heard where the wreck lay, or whether they had seen the bare ribs of the ship from the far shore I do not know, and it is of little account.
The fisher folk, if there were any huts at the landing place, might all be away at the muster, and no aid might be waiting us.
Thereat Dalfin bade the man get him a horse at once, and the fisher threw up his hands and said that there was never a horse within ten miles.
Instantly a pair of fiery eyes glared up at me in the gloom; and with a harsh snarl the fisher raised himself.
As nearly as I could make out the situation, the fisher was holding the 'coon by the throat.
The shock caused the fisher to lose his hold, and down both animals dropped with tremendous force, sufficient to knock the breath out of them, I thought.
The only thing to do when fisher are known to be about a line of marten traps is to make a larger sized house for him and extra heavy weight to keep him down when caught.
When the mountain ash berries are plentiful and hang late in the autumn, both the fisher and the marten are difficult, if not impossible, to trap, as there is no meat lure you can bait with, that will induce them to leave the berries.
The prices for fisher in the Canadian market vary but little and we never have fluctuations as in silver foxes and marten.
Foxes, fisher and lynx are folded one crosswise and then placed either inside of beaver or bear skins.
As the fisher was never very plentiful on the Labrador, and when found was only in the wooded part, it is not strange that a person of Mr. de Puyjalon's sedentary habits should have trapped only two.
In fact, when first the fisher made its appearance the Indians had no name for it, but after it became better known they adopted the Algonquin name it now bears.
Presenting this to the trapped beast, he snaps at it; the trapper watches his chance and deftly slips the fork over his neck and with a quick downward push, marten, fox or fisher is secured.
They have been singularly conservative in their habits, and, owing to a strict custom of intermarriages, there are only a few names to be found in this colony of fisher folk, who have to resort to nicknames for identification.
He is perfectly harmless to every creature; yet he lies still and kills the savage fisher that attacks him, or even the big Canada lynx, that no other creature in the woods would dare to tackle.
A harsh screech of pain followed the swift blow; then the fisher wobbled away with blind, uncertain jumps towards the shelter of the woods.
A dozen times the fisher jumped, filling the air with feathers; a dozen times the stiffened wings struck down to intercept his spring, and every blow was followed by a swift javelin thrust.
Trappers have told me that in the late winter, when hunger is sharpest, they sometimes catch a wild-cat or lynx or fisher in their traps with his mouth and sides full of porcupine quills, showing to what straits he had been driven for food.
Mr. Fisher was a canon at Windsor, and an amateur landscape-painter.
Fisher was himself surprised, when called upon, and said he supposed it must be to please the lady.
In the evening, by long appointment, I was to receive Mr. Fisherand his bride.
Fisher himself was dissatisfied, and wondered at his compliance, though he attributed the plan to the lady.
Mr. and Mrs. Fisher came soon after; and the Princesses Augusta and Amelia fetched away Mrs. Delany.
Page 76 Mr. Fisher was very sad himself, grieving at the death of Dr.
Fisher says he hopes it was not a card-table, and rather believes it was only a Pembroke work-table.
Mrs. Fisher was much delighted in seeing her royal highness, who, when in a grave humour, does 'the honours of her rank with a seriousness extremely entertaining.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "fisher" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.