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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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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835
...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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The Parterre of fiction, poetry, history [&c.].

1835
...fictions. He appears by bis modest and unaffected narrative 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, bis crocodiles devour their prey without tears, and his cataracts fall from the rock without deafening...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835
...him. " He appears, by his modest and unaffected narration, to have described things as he saw them, out (playfully however), " It is a pity, sir, that...for a flea has taken you such a time, that a lion his crocodiles devour their prey without tears, and his cataracts fall from the rocks without deafening...
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The Parterre, Volume 2

1835
...fictions. He appears by his modest and unaffected narrative 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 rock without deafening...
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The Parterre, Volume 2

1835
...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 the neighbouring inhabitants. " These round, rigmarole sentences were rolled against Bruce, a man who had patiently visited three...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: An essay on the life and genius of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...tion. 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, with* out tears ; arid his cataracts fall from the rock, without...
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The Life and Writings of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...fiction. 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 rock without deafening...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...with no basilisks, that destroy 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 cursed with irremediable barrenness, or blessed with spontaneous...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: Including A Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Biography - 1846
...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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1846
...have described things as he saw them ; to have copied nature from the life ; and to have consulted In 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 deafening...
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