He's charmed, or I am a gudgeon.
"Snarley-yow" by Frederick Marryat
How like gudgeons we all snapped at the bait of EUGENE SUE!
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, May 1844" by Various
It would not be difficult to call up best-day memories of gudgeon, of bleak, and even minnows; of tench, and carp, and bream.
"Lines in Pleasant Places" by William Senior
Then that hungry gudgeon credulity will bite at anything.
"The Comedies of William Congreve Volume 1 [of 2]" by William Congreve
He explains Gudgeon as a corruption of Goodison.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
We used to ketch the gudgeons like hooroar down in the sharp water below the mill up at home.
"The Golden Magnet" by George Manville Fenn
Thou thyself shalt see how the old gudgeon will swallow the hook.
"Faustus his Life, Death, and Doom" by Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger
Here we paused to catch a few of the perch and gudgeons, which Leonora had attracted by carefully wearing white stockings.
"HE" by Andrew Lang
Those secured to a ship are termed braces; gudgeon is more applicable to boats or small vessels.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The gudgeons swallowed it whole!
"The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon
Don't you see, my dear fellow, that if you ever hooked a gudgeon, you have as certainly caught the republisher?
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 385. November, 1847." by Various
But with crooked pins fish thou, as babes do that want reason: Gudgeons only can be caught with such poor tricks of treason.
"Lyrics from the Song-Books of the Elizabethan Age" by Various
A large upright post is placed on a gudgeon, with shafts extending horizontally 15 or 20 feet.
"A New Guide for Emigrants to the West" by J. M. Peck
The hook is nicely baited; where are all The gudgeons it should lure?
"The Woman Who Dared" by Epes Sargent
Is made with flounders, whitings, gudgeons, or eels.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
This socket has two gudgeons, upon which it, and the lever which it contains, can turn.
"Practical Education, Volume II" by Maria Edgeworth
In the stern-post are two eyes called gudgeons.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
The gudgeons generally run in suitable bush-bearings, which should be well lubricated.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
The gudgeons held off, and did not rise to the bait offered.
"Black Diamonds" by Mór Jókai
I'd like something to drink; gudgeons make you thirsty in a minute.
"The Bashful Lover (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIX)" by Charles Paul de Kock