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
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