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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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Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 Seiten
...you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying every thing he mes Boswell topic without observing, that it is probable that Dr. Johnson, who owned that he often " talked for...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides, Band 34

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 Seiten
...art of compiling, and of saying every thing he has to MJ in a pleasing manner. He is now writing s Natural History, and will make it as 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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Oliver Goldsmith: His Friends and Critics ...

James Whiteside - 1862 - 80 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." And is not the judgment of the ponderous and learned critic correct? Ill-natured people said when Goldsmith...
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Irving's Works: Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1864
...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." The Natural History to which Johnson alluded was the " History of Animated Nature," which Goldsmith...
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Essays and Lectures: Historical and Literary

James Whiteside - 1868 - 478 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." And is not the judgment of the ponderous and learned critic correct ? Ill-natured people said when...
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A Manual of English Literature: A Text Book for Schools and Colleges

John Seely Hart - 1872 - 636 Seiten
...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 ¿Vo/i. accidente that are nojablo for stage effect....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - 1873 - 560 Seiten
...History, and he will make it as entertaining as a Persian Tale.' I caunot dismiss the present topic without observing that it is probable that Dr. Johnson,...victory,' rather urged plausible objections to Dr. Eobertson's excellent historical works, in the ardour of contest, than expressed his real and decided...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1873 - 576 Seiten
...History, and he will make it as entertaining as а Гспо.ш Tale.' I cannot dismiss the present topic without observing that it is probable that Dr. Johnson, who owned that he often ' talked fur victory,' rather urged plausible objections to Dr. Robertson's excellent historical works, in the...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1874
...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...victory," rather urged plausible objections to Dr. Robertson'* excellent historical works, in the ardour of contest, than expressed his real and decided...
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LIFE AND CONSERVATIONS OF DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON (FOUNDED CHIEFLY UPON BOSWELL).

ALEXANDER MAIN - 1874
...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 he will make it as entertaining as a Persian tale." Thus nobly and generously would Johnson administer...
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