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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 and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

John Forster - 1854
...he added, " 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...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1854
...that of Lucius Florus or Eutropius ; and I will venture to say that, if you compare him with \rertot 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.' Though there is broad truth in the commendation of...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1854
...that of Lucius Florus or Eutropius ; and I will venture to say that, if you compare him with Vcrtot 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.' Though there is broad truth in the commendation of...
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A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854 - 998 pagina’s
...Floras or Kutropius ; and I will venture to say, that if you compare him with Vertot in the same placee of the 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. He is now writing a Natural History, and will make it...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...Roman History,) 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...Roman History, you will find that he excels Vertot. He has the art of compiling, and of saying every thing he has to say, in a pleasing manner."* In the...
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OLIVER GOLDSMITH: A BIOGRAPHY

WASHINGTON IRVING - 1854
...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 find that he excels Yertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying every thing he has to say in a pleasing manner....
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David Hume. Rapin de Thoyras. Catherine Macaulay. James Ralph. James ...

Eugene Lawrence - 1855
...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...History, you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, ho 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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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 34

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1855
...or Eutropius ; and I will venture to say that, if you compare him with Vcrtot 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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Lives of the Illustrious, Volumes 1-2

1856
...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 wJU find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling and of saying everything he has to...
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Biographical sketch. Poetical extracts. Miscellaneous essays. From The bee ...

Washington Irving - 1858
...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...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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