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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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Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

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...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 Rock without Deafening the Neighboring Inhabitants."4 Legrand, however, is scolded by the British translator for his bias against...
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