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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, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...meets with no basilisks, that destroy with their eyes ; his crocodiles devour their prey, with. out 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 [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

James Boswell - 1826
...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 Bruce: The African Traveller

Sir Francis Bond Head - Ethiopia - 1830 - 535 pages
...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...temper enough to travel in a hack-chaise to Aberdeen ! Peter Pindar amused all people (except Bruce) by his satirical flings, one of which was ' Nor have...
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION: CONTAINING ORIGINAL ...

JOHN LIMBIRD - 1830
...that destroy with their eyes, his crocodiles devour their prey without tear», and his cataracts lall from the rock without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants.'...temper enough to travel in a hack-chaise to Aberdeen ! "Peter Pindar amused all people (except Bruce) by his satirical flings, one ot which was — 'Nor...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1831
...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, LL.D.: including A journal of a tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1831
...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, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...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, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1833
...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 ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835
...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, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835
...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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