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to try to obtain something, usually by subtleness and cunning

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So when Tom told of this curious fish, which many natives of Central America firmly believe in, the giant took thought with himself.
When he thought he had a fish he drew them in with a great deal of trouble.
This fish, which seems so exquisite to you, is very likely no better than perch or salmon; but it seemed impossible to procure it, and here it is.
The fish were all quite small, generally about the size of a herring, and of every variety.
There he will sit for hours, in a broiling sun or, perhaps, over a hole in the lee, in the coldest days in winter, under the lee of a few bushes, and not a fish will he catch, after all this mortification of the flesh.
It would really be in good taste to send back to Lambert both his fish and his fishermen, unless " and the general reflected an instant.
He is thus fitted out to launch away upon those placid streams and sunny lakes stocked with all kinds of fish and waterfowl, which are prepared in the next world for those who have acquitted themselves as good sons, good fathers, good husbands, and, above all, good fishermen, during their mortal sojourn.
I've seen her down ha'af a foot with fish waitin' to clean, an' we stood to the tables till we was splittin' ourselves instid o' them, we was so sleepy.
It's a sort of fad of his to eat nothing but fish, and he's very proud of catching his own.
said the wife, 'we live very wretchedly here, in this nasty dirty pigsty; do go back and tell the fish we want a snug little cottage.
The river abounds in pike, roach, dace, gudgeon, and eels, just here; and you can sit and fish for them all day.
Having thrown the end of his line in the water of a nearby brook he soon felt a sharp tug that told him a fish had bitten and was caught on the bent pin; so the little man drew in the string and, sure enough, the fish came with it and was landed safely on the shore, where it began to flop around in great excitement.
Having baited the hook with some bread which he broke from his loaf, he dropped the line into the water and almost instantly it was seized by a great fish.
He checked it and attempted to haul in, but found that the fish had run around a coral branch.
To protect the fish from this motley floating population many wise laws have been passed, and there is a fish patrol to see that these laws are enforced.