Fish not, with this melancholy bait, For this fool-gudgeon, this opinion.
The pleasant'st angling is to see the fish Cut with her golden oars the silver stream, And greedily devour the treacherous bait.william shakespeare
Well, with a subject like this, I'm afraid I'll have to reply. Apologies to minix-users who have heard enough about linux anyway. I'd like to be able to just "ignore the bait", but … time for some serious flamefesting!linus torvalds
O cunning enemy, that, to catch a saint, With saints dost bait thy hook!william shakespeare
Worldly wealth is the devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase.robert burton
Her head was bare; But for her native ornament of hair; Which in a simple knot was tied above, Sweet negligence, unheeded bait of love!
When if or chance or hunger's powerful sway Directs the roving trout this fatal way, He greedily sucks in the twining bait, And tugs and nibbles the fallacious meat.john gay
Steal love's sweet bait from fearful hooks.
A cube of cheese no larger than a die May bait the trap to catch a nibbling mie.ambrose bierce
Fish not with this melancholy bait, For this fool-gudgeon, this opinion.