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

James Boswell - 1884
...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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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887
...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 inhabitants3. 'The reader will here find no regions cursed...
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Scribner's Magazine ..., Volume 26

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1899
...published words of his friend Dr. Johnson, " 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 neighboring inhabitants." Wesley's humor is of the species donnish, and...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1888
...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 ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - English literature - 1890 - 526 pages
...consulted his senses, not his imagination. He meets with no basilisks that destroy with their eyes, his some distance of time, contemplate with wonder ; and I must be allowed to s rocks without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. " The reader will here find no regions cursed...
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Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D, Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1900 - 526 pages
...consulted his senses, not his imagination. He meets with no basilisks that destroy with their eyes, his of Arabic to that of Hebrew ; but finding his thoughts too much diverted fr rocks without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants. " The reader will here find no regions cursed...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1900
...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 Heart of John Wesley's Journal

John Wesley, Augustine Birrell - Methodism - 1903 - 512 pages
...published words of his friend, Dr. Johnson, " 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." Wesley's humour is of the species donnish, and...
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The Collected Essays & Addresses of the Rt. Hon. Augustine Birrell ..., Volume 1

Augustine Birrell - English literature - 1923
...published words of his friend Dr. Johnson, " 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." Wesley's humour is of the species donnish, and...
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The Art of Travel: Essays on Travel Writing

Philip Dodd - Literary Collections - 1982 - 164 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...fall from the Rock without Deafening the Neighbouring Inhabitants.20 Lobo's/rineran'o with its slower building towards the successful entry into Abyssinia....
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