“Berthold does not over-praise Hans Bosch,” observed the captain.
Yet, in another sense, it is hard to over-praise the letters.
It would be impossible, said the Enquirer, to over-praise Marshall's "brilliant talents."
Thus said Sydney Smith, who of all his real friends was the least inclined to over-praise him.
If any readers of these pages fancy that I over-praise the book, let them buy it, and judge for themselves.
It would be difficult to over-praise the truth and beauty of Smart's work, although Cosway termed him "slow, and a bit washy."
I think he over-praises it: but he cannot over-praise the design, and (as I believe) the tendency of it.