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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... "
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by Sir William Jones - 1807
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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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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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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
...expressed, in the strongest manner, by Sir William Jones. ' The ' Sanscrit language,' he observes, ' whatever be its antiquity, is ' of a wonderful structure;...bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both ia ' the roots of verbs, and in the forms of grammar, than could ' possibly have been produced by accident...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 94

1851
...wonderful structure of the Sanskrit. He said, at once, ' that the old sacred language of India was more perfect than ' the Greek, more copious than the...of them a stronger ' affinity, both in the roots of the verbs and in the forms of ' grammar, than could possibly have been produced by accident ; ' so...
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A Brief Retrospect of the Eighteenth Century: Part the First in ..., Volume 2

Samuel Miller - Art, Modern - 1805
...Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Gnek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely...stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly have been produced by accident; so strong, indeed, that no philologer...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence of Sir William Jones, Volume 1

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - India - 1806 - 531 pages
...Sanscrit was introduced into it, by conquerors from other kingdoms in some very remote age. The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful...and in the form of grammar, than could possibly have bf en produced by accident; so strong indeed, that no philologer could examine them all three without...
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Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations, Relative to the Ancient ..., Volume 7

Thomas Maurice - India - 1806
...letters of the alphabet, to the children of Ham in Chaldaea-t " The Sanscreet language, he observes, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure...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, than could...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones

John Shore Baron Teignmouth, Sir William Jones - 1807 - 636 pages
...Sanscrit was introduced into it, by conquerors from 'other kingdoms in some very remote age. The Sanscrit language, ^whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful...roots of verbs, and in the form of grammar, than could poisilily have been produced by accident; so strong indeed, that no philologer could examine them all...
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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by ..., Volume 3

Ossian - 1807
...invariably express every complex idea by circumlocution.*- Sir William Jones tells us, f that " the Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful...exquisitely refined than either; yet bearing to both a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly have...
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