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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... "
Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile: In the Years 1768, 1769, 1770 ... - Sida 317
efter James Bruce - 1804
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with The journal of a tour ..., Volym 6

James Boswell - 1884
...fictions. 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...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...
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Johnsoniana: Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - 1884 - 432 sidor
...fictions. 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...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...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D., and the Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1885
...contradict him. " 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...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...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a ..., Volym 1

James Boswell - 1888
...him. " 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...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...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volym 1

James Boswell - 1889
...— I " 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...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...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a ..., Volym 2

James Boswell - 1900 - 726 sidor
...contradict him. " He appears by his modest and unaffected narration to have described things as he saw them, he original languages ; with what diligence and success...sufficient evidence. He once endeavoured to add the knowl his crocodiles devour their prey without tears, and his cataracts fall from the rocks without deafening...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volym 1

James Boswell - 1900
...him. " 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...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...
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Life of Johnson, Volym 1–2

James Boswell - 1904
...him. ' He appears, by his modest and unaffected narration, to have described things as he saw them, his crocodiles devour their prey without tears, and his cataracts fall from the rocks without deafening...
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The Art of Travel: Essays on Travel Writing

Philip Dodd - 1982 - 164 sidor
...contradict him. 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...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...
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British Travellers in Holland During the Stuart Period: Edward Browne and ...

C. D. Van Strien - 1993 - 444 sidor
...the author "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"; the other quotations are from an essay on travel books in The Idler, 97 (23 Feb. 1760); cf. also Curley,...
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