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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 ... together with The journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1884
...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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Johnsoniana: Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1884 - 432 pages
...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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D., and the Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1885
...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 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, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1888
...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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1889
...— I " 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 Life of Samuel Johnson ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - English literature - 1890 - 526 pages
...contradict him. "He appears by his modest and unaffected narration, to have described things as he saw them, my manuscript, and make such remarks as were greatly 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 ...: To which is Added The Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1900 - 726 pages
...contradict him. " He appears by his modest and unaffected narration to have described things as he saw them, he original languages ; with what diligence and success...sufficient evidence. He once endeavoured to add the knowl 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, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1900
...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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Life of Johnson, Volumes 1-2

James Boswell - 1904
...him. ' He appears, by his modest and unaffected narration, to have described things as he saw them, his crocodiles devour their prey without tears, and his cataracts fall from the rocks without deafening...
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The Art of Travel: Essays on Travel Writing

Philip Dodd - Literary Collections - 1982 - 164 pages
...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 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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