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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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Lives of Men of Letters & Science who Flourished in the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Biography - 1846
...reader, and to prove the truth of the foregoing remark. "This Traveller has consulted his senses and 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...
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Lives of Men of Letters and Science: Who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 2

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - English literature - 1846 - 301 pages
...reader, and to prove the truth of the foregoing remark. " This traveller has consulted his senses and not his imagination. He meets with no basilisks that destroy with their eyes ; his crocodiles devour their prey without tears; and his cataracts fell from the rocks without deafening...
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Lives of Men of Letters of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - English literature - 1856 - 438 pages
...reader, and to prove the truth of the foregoing remark. " This Traveller has consulted his senses and 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...
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Bruce's Travels and Adventures in Abyssinia

James Bruce - Egypt - 1860 - 350 pages
...author " 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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Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1860 - 874 pages
...him. " He appears, by his modest and unaffected narration, to have described things as he saw them, rs : Mr. Thrnle's family 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 Their Tour to the Hebrides, Volume 34

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 pages
...unaffected narration, to have described things as he saw them, to have copied nature from the life, and lo have 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...
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Works of Henry Lord Brougham: Men of letters of the time of George III

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...reader, and to prove the truth of the foregoing remark. " This Traveller has consulted his senses and 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...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1873 - 576 pages
...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...not his imagination. He meets with no basilisks that dostroy with their eyes, his crocodiles devour their prey without tears, and his cataracts fall from...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - 1873 - 560 pages
...him. ' He appears, by his modest and unaffected narration, to have described things as ho saw them, to have copied nature from the life, and to have consulted his senses, not his imagination. He mcets with no basilisks that destroy with their eyes, his erocodiles devour their prey without tears,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1874
...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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