by Elizabeth Bishop
The Fish Quotes
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I caught a tremendous fishand held him beside the boat (lines 1-2)
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with my hookfast in a corner of his mouth. (lines 3-4)
He didn't fight.He hadn't fought at all. (lines 5-6)
battered and venerable (line 8)