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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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...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.: Containing Life and poems

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...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 life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...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 rocki without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. " The reader will here find no regions cursed...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1821
...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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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1822
...cannot contradict him. 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/vithout deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. " The reader will here find no regions cursed...
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The life of Samuel Johnson: comprehending an account of his studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...cannot contradict him. 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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The British Essayists: The Rambler

James Ferguson - English periodicals - 1823
...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. The reader will here find no regions cursed with irremediable barrenness, or blessed with spontaneous...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...his senses, " not his imagination. He meets with no " basilisks, that destroy with their eyes ; " his crocodiles devour their prey, without " tears ; and...cataracts fall from the " rock, without deafening the neighbour" ing inhabitants. The reader will here " find no regions cursed with irremediable " barrenness,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...not his imagination. He meets with no basi" lisks, that destroy with their eyes ; his croco" diles devour their prey, without tears; and his " cataracts...without deafening " the neighbouring inhabitants. The reader " will here find no regions cursed with irreme" diable barrenness, or blessed with spontaneous...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...pronounced by Warburton to constitute an important part of t philosopher's library. 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 blest with spontaneous...
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