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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