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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... "
The Parterre of fiction, poetry, history [&c.]. - Page 390
1835
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A Voyage to Abyssinia: By Father Jerome Lobo, a Portuguese Missionary ...

Jerónimo Lobo - 1789 - 502 pages
...confulted his fenfes not his imagination. He meets with no bafilifks that deftroy with their eyes ; his crocodiles devour their prey without tears ; and his...rock without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. THE reader will here find no regions curfed with irremediable barrennefs, or bleffed with fpontaneous...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...confulted his fenfes, not his imagination. He meets with no bafilifks that deftroy with their eyes, his crocodiles devour their prey without tears, and his cataracts fall from the rocks without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. " The reader will here find no regions curfed...
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Essay on the life and genius of Dr. Johnson. Poems

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
..." not his imagination. He meets with no bafi" lifks, that deftroy with their eyes; his cro" codiles devour their prey, without tears ; and " his cataracts...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
...consulted 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 rocks without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. " The reader will here find no regions cursed...
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Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the Years 1768 ..., Volume 4

James Bruce - Egypt - 1804
...consulted his senses, not his imagination. He meets with no basilisks that destroy with their eyes ; and his cataracts fall from the rock, without -deafening the neighbouring inhabitants." At first reading this passage, I confess I thought it irony. As to what regards the cataract, one of...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...their eyes; his * For an account of this book, see the Life of Dr JOHNION, by the Editor. Vot. II. A a crocodiles devour their prey without tears ; and his...rock without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. The reader will here find no regions cursed with irremediable barrenness, or blest with spontaneous...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...his senses, not his imagination. He " meets with no basilisks, that destroy with " their eyes ; his crocodiles devour their prey, " without tears; and...from the " rock, without deafening the neighbouring in" habitants. The reader will here find no re" gions cursed with irremediable barrenness, or " blessed...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...fixed to this edition. liis imagination. He meets with no basilisks that destroy with their eyes ; his crocodiles devour their prey without tears ; and his...rock without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. The reader will here find no regions cursed with irremediable barrenness, or blessed with spontaneous...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...consulted his senses, not his imagination. He meets with no basilisks, that destroy with their eyes ; his crocodiles devour their prey, without tears ; and...rock, without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. The reader will here find no regions cursed with irremediable barrenness, or blessed with spontaneous...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...consulted his senses, not his imagination. He meets with no basilisks that destroy with their eyes ; his crocodiles devour their prey without tears ; and his...rock without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. * For an account of this book, see the Life of Dr. Johnson, prefixed to this Edition. VOL. II. Y The...
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