Punch of the London Charivari

Anonyme, « Freshwater Fry », Londres, Punch or The London Charivari, 19 janvier 1861, p. 24.

Also the Miller’s Thumb, sometimes called Bulhead, still nastier to look at,  but some say is catable as well, about two or two inches and a half long in colour like a toad on the back, with a big heaf, a wide mouth, and eyes in the back of his head, which also the Loach has. I never eat one of them neither, but have often caught ‘ em for fun, with a worm of a caddis; and if you like to try any, I’ll end you some next holidays, – but these being Christmas, I devoted my attention to sliding and skating on the ice instead of fishing in the water, because that is frozen.