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" He appears, by his modest and unaffected narration, to have described things as he saw them, to have copied nature from the life, and to have consulted his senses, not his imagination. He meets with no basilisks that destroy with their eyes; his crocodiles... "
Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770 ... - Page 319
by James Bruce - 1804
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A Voyage to Abyssinia, Volume 15

Jerónimo Lobo - Ethiopia - 1789 - 500 pages
...meets with no bafilifks that deftroy with their eyes ; his crocodiles devour their prey without tears ; and his cataracts fall from the rock without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. THE reader will here find no regions curfed with irremediable barrennefs, or blefled with fpontaneous...
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Essay on the life and genius of Dr. Johnson. Poems

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...with no bafi" lifks, that deftroy with their eyes; his cro" codiles devour their prey, without tears ; and " his cataracts fall from the rock, without " deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. The ** reader will here find no regions curfed with ** irremediable barrenaefs, or blefied with fpon"...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...him. " He appears; by his modest and unaffected narration, to have described things as he saw them, to have copied nature from the life, and to have consulted...meets with no basilisks that destroy with their eyes, his crocodiles devour their prey without tears, and his, cataracts fall from the rocks without deafening...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...him. ' He appears, by his modest and unaffected narration, to have described things as he saw them, to have copied nature from the life, and to have consulted...meets with no basilisks that destroy with their eyes, his crocodiles shows. He says that in the dissertations alone an exact translation has been attempted....
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...him. ' He appears, by his modest and unaffected narration, to have described things as he saw them, to have copied nature from the life, and to have consulted...meets with no basilisks that destroy with their eyes, his crocodiles shows. He says that in the dissertations alone an exact translation has been attempted....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...contradict him. He appears by his modest and unaffected narration, to have described things as he saw them, to have copied nature from the life, and to have consulted...meets with no basilisks tha,t destroy with their eyes; his * For an account of this book, see the Life of Dr JOHNION, by the Editor. Vot. II. A a crocodiles...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...have described things as he saw them ; to have " copied nature from the life ; and to have con" suited his senses, not his imagination. He " meets with no basilisks, that destroy with " their eyes ; his crocodiles devour their prey, " without tears; and his cataracts fall from the " rock, without...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...him. " He appeare by his modest and unaffected narration, to have described things as he saw them, to have copied nature from the life, and to have consulted...meets with no basilisks that destroy with their eyes, his crocodiles devour their prey without tears, and his cataracts fall from the rocks without deafening...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Volume 2

1807
...him, who cannot contradict him. He appears by his narration to have described things as he saw them, to have copied nature from the life, and to have consulted his senses, not his imagination. He discovers what will always be discovered by a diligent and impartial enquirer, that whereever human...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...fictions. He appears, by his modest and unaffected narration, to have described things as he saw them ; to have copied nature from the life ; and to have...meets with no basilisks, that destroy with their eyes ; his crocodiles devour their prey, without tears ; and his cataracts fall from the rock, without deafening...
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