from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To write in the style of Boswell, the biographer of Dr. Johnson; report or reproduce with minuteness of detail or without the exercise of the critical faculty.
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Some of the tough words in the bee, ekat (ph), ziphius and boswellize.
For to _boswellize_ (which is a verb that has gone into our dictionaries) means not merely to transcribe faithfully the acts and moods and import of a man's life; it implies also that the man so delineated be a good man and a great.
These people have no fine arts, no literature, no great men to boswellize, no fine speculation to entertain their family board or their solitary toil with.