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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 Life and Writings of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...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 here will find no regions cursed with irremeable barrenness, or blessed with spontaneous...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...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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Lives of men of letters and science who flourished in the time of ..., Volume 2

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - 1846
...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 the neighbouring inhabitants. The reader will here find no regions cursed with...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: Including A Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Biography - 1846
...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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Lives of Men of Letters of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - English literature - 1856 - 438 pages
...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 the neighbouring inhabitants. The reader will here find no regions cursed with...
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Bruce's travels and adventures in Abyssinia, ed. by J.M. Clingan

James Bruce - 1860
...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 with...
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Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1860 - 874 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 cataracts fall from the rocks without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. " The reader will here find no regions cursed...
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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
...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 the neighbouring inhabitants. The reader will here find no regions cursed with...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1874
...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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Johnsoniana: Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson

Hester Lynch Piozzi, Richard Cumberland, Fanny Burney - 1884 - 432 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...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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