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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,... "
Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine). - Page 115
1852
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1791 - 516 pages
...will venture to fay, that if you compare him with Vertot, in the fame places of the Roman Hiftory, you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of faying every thing he has to fay in a pleafing manner. He is now writing a Natural Hiftory, and will...
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life, and ...

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1798 - 446 pages
...I will venture to &y, that if you compare him with Vertot, in the feme places of the Roman Hiftory, you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of faying every think he has to fay in a pleating manner. He is now writing a Natural Hiftory, and will...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...is particularly fine, strike it out.' Goldsmith's abridgement is better than that of Lucius Florus or Eutropius ; and I will venture to say, that if...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...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...is particularly fine, strike it out.' Goldsmith's Abridgment is better than that of Lucius Florus, or Eutropius; and I will venture to say, that if you...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...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...particularly fine, 1773. strike it out.' Goldsmith's abridgement is better ^^"g^ than that of Lucius Florus or Eutropius ; and I will venture to say, that if...in the same places of the Roman History, you will fihd that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the art of compiling, and of saying every thing he has to say...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...Florus or Eutropins ; and I will venture to say, that if you compare hin) with Yertot, in the same place of the Roman History, 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...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Table-talk - 1818 - 180 pages
...217 particularly fine, strike it out.' Goldsmith's Abridgment is better than that of Lucius Florus, or Eutropius; and I will venture to say, that if you...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...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell, John Sharpe - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...fine, strike it out.' Goldsmith's abridgement is better than that of Lucins Floras, or Eutropins ; and I will venture to say, that if you compare him...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...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ...

James Boswell - 1820
...fine, strike it out.' Goldsmith's abridgement is better than that of Lucins Floras, or Eutropins ; and I will venture to say, that if you compare him...you will find that he excels Vertot. Sir, he has the act of compiling, and of saying every thing he has to say in a pleasing manner. He is now writing a...
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Johnsoniana: From Boswell's Life of the Great Lexicographer and Moralist ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 355 pages
...abridgement is better than that of Lucins Florus, or Eutropins ; and I will venture to say, that if yon compare him with Vertot, in the same places of the...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...
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