Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests of the State of New York, Volume 1

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Page 143 - To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, To smooth the ice, or add another hue Unto the rainbow, or with taper-light To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish, Is wasteful, and ridiculous excess.
Page 319 - The repeal of a law or any part of it by this act shall not affect or impair any act done or right accruing, accrued or acquired, or liability, penalty, forfeiture, or punishment incurred prior to...
Page 271 - ... number of trackmen for the prompt extinguishment of fires; and where a forest fire is raging near the line of their road, they shall concentrate such help and adopt such measures as shall most effectually arrest its progress.
Page 319 - The provisions of this act, so far as they are substantially the same as those of the laws herein repealed, shall be construed as a continuation of such laws, modified or amended according to the language employed in this act, and not as new enactments.
Page 277 - Armand and Wilmington, in the county of Essex; the towns of Harrietstown, Santa Clara, Altamont, Waverly and Brighton, in the county of Franklin; the town of Wilmurt, in the county of Herkimer; the towns of...
Page 141 - He may be justly said, as the old poet said of wine and we English say of venison, to be a generous fish; a fish that is so like the buck, that he also has his seasons; for it is observed that he comes in and goes out of season with the stag and buck. Gesner says his name is of a German offspring, and says he is a fish that feeds clean and purely, in the swiftest streams, and on the hardest gravel, and that he may justly contend with all...
Page 288 - ... permitting the holder thereof to collect birds, their nests or eggs, for strictly scientific purposes only. In order to, obtain such certificate the applicant for the same must present to the...
Page 298 - Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and in addition thereto shall be liable to a penalty of twenty-five dollars, to be recovered with costs, by any person suing therefor in his own name.
Page 271 - ... see that the appliances to prevent the escape of fire are in use and applied as far as it can be reasonably and practically done.
Page 346 - Comptroller shall take and subscribe the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution and...

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