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" 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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Biographical Memoirs of Eminent Novelists, and Other Distinguished ..., Band 3

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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1835
...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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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Band 3

James Boswell - 1835
...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." urged plausible objections to Dr. Robertson's excellent historical works, in the ardour of contest,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 527 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...will make it as entertaining as a Persian Tale.' "I can not dismiss the present topic (continues . . , . . Mr. Boswell) without observing, that Dr. Johnson,...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: From a Variety of Original Sources, Band 2

Sir James Prior - 1837
...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." A translation of the Roman History into French, appeared many years ago; and in 1805, a second with...
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The New York Review, Band 1

Francis Lister Hawks, Caleb Sprague Henry, Joseph Green Cogswell - 1837
...Goldsmith, when he was engaged in his history of Animated Nature, "he has the art 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." Irving, too, not less a master of English prose, touches nothing that he does not adorn, — Nihil...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: From a Variety of Original Sources

Sir James Prior - 1837 - 550 Seiten
...you will f nd that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of faying every thing he has to say, in a pleasing manner. He is now writing...and will make it as entertaining as a Persian tale." A translation of the Roman History into French, appeared many years ago; and in 1805, a second with...
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The life of Oliver Goldsmith

James Prior (sir.) - 1837
...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." A translation of the Roman History into French, appeared many years ago; and in 1805, a second with...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: From a Variety of Original Sources, Band 2

Sir James Prior - 1837 - 550 Seiten
...Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of faying every thing he has to say, in a pleasing m inner. He is now writing a Natural History, and will make it as entertaining as a Persian tale." A translation of the Roman History into French, appeared many years ago; and in 1805, a second with...
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The New-York Review, Band 1

Francis Lister Hawks, Caleb Sprague Henry, Joseph Green Cogswell - 1837
...of Animated Nature, " he has the art 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." Irving, too, not less a master of English prose, touches nothing that he does not adorn,—Nihil tetigit...
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