Whence, in the name of Count Buffon
and Baron Cuvier, came those dogs that I saw in Typee?
expounders were Buffon
and Oliver Goldsmith, from both of whom we
had known of the gigantic sloth and armadillo-like animals, and of the lost Pachydermata, he might have said with a greater semblance of truth that the creative force in America had lost its power, rather than that it had never possessed great vigour.
You should speedily see a Historia Naturalis Americana, that would put the sneering imitators of the Frenchman, De Buffon
, to shame
There is no doubt that Mr Brass intended some compliment or other; and it has been argued with show of reason that he would have said Buffon
, but made use of a superfluous vowel.
has backed Sergio Aguero to rival Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in this season's Champions League.
reckons he will be shaking hands with the world's No.
But at the end of a shocking week for the sport, if you need a reminder that there are forces of good in our game then rejoice in the wonder that is Gianluigi Buffon
ITALY captain Gianluigi Buffon
has warned his team-mates they must raise their game to avoid another World Cup failure.
Natal: Captain Gianluigi Buffon
has called on faltering Italy to raise their game for a Group D decider that could see the Azzurri eliminated in the first round of successive World Cup finals.
Italy, on the other hand, is expected to retain the service of veteran goalkeeper Gianlugi Buffon
, who missed the game against England with ankle problems.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Italy have been given a huge boost ahead of their World Cup clash with Costa Rica after captain Gianluigi Buffon
returned to training.