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" The Sanskrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs... "
Life in India - Page 29
by Caleb Wright - 1854 - 304 pages
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Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations Relative to the Ancient Geographical ...

Thomas Maurice - India - 1800 - 396 pages
...before, runs very naturally into Sapphics, Alcaics, and Iambics. Sir William repre'fents it as even more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquifitely refined than either, yet bearing to both fo. ftrong an affinity as to induce a conviction,...
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Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations, Relative to the Ancient Geographical ...

Thomas Maurice - Coins, Ancient - 1800 - 102 pages
...given in thefe words. " The Sanfcreet language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful ftru&ure ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquifitely refined than either, yet bearing to each of them a ftronger affinity, both in the jroots...
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Asiatick Researches: Or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in ..., Volume 1

Asiatick Society (Calcutta, India) - Asia - 1801
...prevailed in it. . . ; i • The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity^ is of a wonderful ftrufture; more perfect than the Greek* more copious than the Latin, and more exquifitely refined than cither ; yet bearing to both of them a ftronger affinity, affinity, both in...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 51

1830
...The ' Sanscrit language,' he observes, ' whatever be its antiquity, is ' of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the Greek, more ' copious than the...Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both ia ' the roots of verbs, and in the forms of...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones, Volume 2

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1806
...some very remote age. The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than, the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either; yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs, and in the form of grammar,...
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Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations, Relative to the Ancient ..., Volume 7

Thomas Maurice - India - 1806
...Chaldaea-t " The Sanscreet language, he observes, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to each of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar,...
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The Works of Sir William Jones: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Shore Baron Teignmouth, Sir William Jones - 1807
...some very remote age. The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either ; yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs, and in the form of grammar,...
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Works, Volume 2

Sir William Jones - 1807
...some very remote age. The Sati;c;-k language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either ; yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs, and in the form of grammar,...
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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by ..., Volume 3

Ossian - 1807
...tells us, f that " the Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either; yet bearing to both a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than...
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Works, Volume 3

Sir William Jones - 1807
...prevailed in it. • The Sanfcrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful ftructure ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquifitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a ftronger affinity, both in the roots...
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