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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 Review, Volume 2;Volume 110

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1859
...verbiage of Robertson and the foppery of Dalrymplo Ho has the art of compiling and saying everything he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now writing a Natural History, and will make it as interesting as a Persian tale." This was in 17 GO — 9. He had the honour of being appointed about...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides, Volume 34

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 pagina’s
...abridgement ibetter than that of Lucius Floras or Eutropius ; and I will venture to say, that if yon compare him with Vertot, in the same places of the Roman History, you will find tut be excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying every thing he has to MJ in a...
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Irving's Works, Volume 9

Washington Irving - 1864
...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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Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography

Washington Irving - 1864 - 427 pagina’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...you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the nrt of compiling, and of saying everything he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now writing a...
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Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography

Washington Irving - 1868 - 427 pagina’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 excel* "HISTORY OF ANIMATED NATURE." 257 Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying everything...
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Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography

Washington Irving - 1870 - 427 pagina’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...excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of Baying everything he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now writing a Natural History, and will...
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Works of Washington Irving: Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1870
...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 "HISTORY OF ANIMATED NATURE." 257 Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of Baying everything...
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A Manual of English Literature: A Text Book for Schools and Colleges

John Seely Hart - 1872 - 636 pagina’s
...work that Johnson threw out the remark which he afterwards interwove in his friend's epit:iph, — He is now writing a Natural History, and will make it as agree:tble as a Persian tale." — iSVr Walter żVo/i. accidente that are nojablo for stage effect....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell, William Wallace - 1873 - 560 pagina’s
...Goldsmith's 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...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 he will make...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1873 - 576 pagina’s
...that of Lucius Florus or KuUopius ; and I will venture to nay, that if you compare him with Vertut, in the same places of the Roman History, you will...Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying everything he bus to say in a pleasing manner. Ho is now writing a Natural History, and he will make...
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