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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 Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

1855
...or Eutropius ; and I will venture to say that, if you compare him with Vertot in the same places of Roman History, you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying everything he has to say in a pleasing manner." Though there is broad truth in the commendation of...
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The Churchman's companion, Volumes 11-12

...that of Lucius Florus or Eutropius ; and I will venture to say, that if you compare him with Robertson in the same places of the Roman history, you will...Vertot, sir; he has the art of compiling, and of saying everything he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now writing a Natural history, and will make it...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1847 - 527 pagina’s
...Goldsmith's abridgment is better than that of Lucius Florus or Eutropius : and I will venture to say, that if \ _ ` a b z W illiam girt fa, bas lile art of compiling, and of saying every thing he has to say in a pleasing...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 8

Walter Scott - 1847
...this work that Johnson threw out the remark which he afterwards interwove in his friend' 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 and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography in Four Books, Volume 1

John Forster - 1848 - 704 pagina’s
...he added, '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 His' tory, you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the ' art of compiling, and of saying everything...
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Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith

Joachim Fernau - 1848
...he added, '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 His' tori!, you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the ' art of compiling, and of saying...
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The Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography

John Forster - 1848 - 704 pagina’s
...he added, '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 His' tory, you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the ' art of compiling, and of saying everything...
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Works, Volume 7

Washington Irving - 1849
...abridgment is better than that of Lucius Floras or Eutropius ; and I will venture to say, that, if you compare him with Vertot in the same places of...Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of ' saying everything he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now writing a Natural History, and will make it...
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volume 2

1852
...abridgment is better than that of Lucius riorus, or Eutropius ; and I will venture to say, that if you compare him with Vertot in the same places of...Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling and of saying everything he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now writing a Natural History, and will make it...
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A History of the earth and animated nature v.2, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852
...Goldsmith's abridgment is better than that of Lucius Florus or Butropius ; and I will venture to say, that if you compare him with Vertot in the same places of...Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying everything he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now writing a Natural History, and will make it...
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