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" Goldsmith's abridgement is better than that of Lucius Florus or Eutropius ; and I will venture to say that if you compare him with Vertot, in the same places of the Roman History, you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling and... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ... - Pagina 224
door James Boswell - 1822
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1827 - 580 pagina’s
...abridgement is better than that of Lucius Florus or Eutropius ; and I will venture to say, that if hould teach your child first, another hoy has learnt...both." On Thursday, July 28, we again supped in priva be has the art of compiling, and of saying every thing he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pagina’s
...Eutropius: and I will venture to say, that if yot compare him with Vertot, in the same places of █u t his widowed mother, and to protect his brothers and sisBut what sisters has he left? lie has no everj thing he has to say in a pleasing manner. He ii now writing a Natural History, and will make...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1831
...Goldsmith's abridgement is better than that of Lucius Florus or Eutropius; and I will venture to say, that if you compare him with Vertot, in the same places of the Roman Historv, you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying every...
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Biographical Memoirs of Eminent Novelists, and Other Distinguished ..., Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1834
...work that Johnson threw out the remark which he afterwards interwove in his friend's epitaph, — " He is now writing a Natural History, and will make it as agreeable as a Persian Tale." But the period of his labours was now near. Goldsmith had for some time...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Biographical memoirs of eminent ...

Walter Scott - 1834
...work that Johnson threw out the remark which he afterwards interwove in his friend's epitaph, — " He is now writing a Natural History, and will make it as agreeable as a Persian Tale." But the period of his labours was now near. Goldsmith had for some time...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: From a Variety of Original Sources, Volume 2

Sir James Prior - 1837 - 550 pagina’s
...Goldsmith's abridgment is better than that of Lucius Florus, or Eutropius; and I will venture to say that if you compare him with Vertot, in the same places of the Roman History, you will f nd that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of faying every thing he has to say,...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: From a Variety of Original Sources, Volume 2

Sir James Prior - 1837 - 550 pagina’s
...to say that if you compare h'm with Vertot, in the same places of the Roman History, yoa will f nd that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of faying every thing he has to say, in a pleasing m inner. He is now writing a Natural History, and will...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 527 pagina’s
...that of Lucius Floras or Eutropius: and I will venture to say, that if you compare him with Vcrtot, njoy them; and on the other hand, that though we unavoidably...life is short, and they will soon be over. Thus d u entertaining as a Persian Tale.' " I can not dismiss the present topic (continue╗ Mr. Boswell) without...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 527 pagina’s
...with Vcrtot, in the same places of the Roman History, yon will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, ho has the art of compiling, and of saying every thing...is now writing a Natural History, and will make it аз entertaining as a Persian Tale.' "1 can not dismiss the present topjc (continues Mr. Boswell)...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 6

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1825
...this work that Johnson threw out the remark which he aftcrwards interwove in his friend's epitaph, — "He is now writing a Natural History, and will make it as agreeable as a Persian Tale." But the period of his labours was now near. Goldsmith had for some time...
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