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Books Bücher 11 - 20 von 132 in Goldsmith's abridgment is better than that of Lucius Florus or Eutropius; and I will...
" 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 Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Seite 205
von James Boswell - 1831
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1823 - 214 Seiten
...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 novels of Sterne, Goldsmith, dr. Johnson, Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, and ...

Laurence Sterne - 1823
...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 Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1823
...you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying every thing he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now writing a Natural^History, and will make it as entertaining as a Persian Tale." I cannot dismiss the present...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D., Comprehending an Account of His ..., Band 2

James Boswell - 1824
...you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying every thing he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now writing...and will make it as entertaining as a Persian Tale." Ji works, in the ardour of contest, than expressed his real and decided opinion ; for it is not easy...
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The miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, with an account of his ..., Band 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825
...you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying every thing he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now writing...as a Persian tale.' « I cannot dismiss the present topic (continues Mr Roswell) without observing, that Dr Johnson, who owned that he often talked for...
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The Table Talk of Dr. Johnson: Comprising Opinions and Anecdotes of Life and ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1825 - 352 Seiten
...you will find that he excels Vertot Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying every thing he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now writing...and will make it as entertaining as a Persian Tale." Dr. Goldsmith's play, " She Stoops to Conquer," being mentioned, Johnson said, " I know of no comedy...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying every thing he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now writing...entertaining as a Persian Tale." I cannot dismiss the present topic without observing, that it is probable that Dr. Johnson, who owned that he often " talked for...
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Table-talk; Or, Selections from the Ana: Containing Extracts from the ...

George Moir - 1827 - 326 Seiten
...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...and will make it as entertaining as a Persian Tale." Boswell adds, " I cannot dismiss the present topic without observing, that it is probable that Dr Johnson,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1827 - 580 Seiten
...you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, be has the art of compiling, and of saying every thing he higher reputation than he deserves. His excellence is strong u ill make it as entertaining as a Persian Tale." I cannot dismiss the present topic without observing,...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Biographical memoirs of eminent ...

Sir 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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