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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... "
Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones - Page 378
by John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1806 - 531 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, J. Barlow (engraver.), John White (bookseller.) - Coins, Ancient - 1800 - 105 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

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - 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

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, William Empson, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 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
...and that traces of its original diffusion may still be discovered in almost every region of Asia. f " The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity,...is of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Gnek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either; yet bearing to both of...
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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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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ...

Ossian, sir John Sinclair (1st bart.) - 1807
...and invariably express every complex idea by circumlocution.*- Sir William Jones tells us, f that " the Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity,...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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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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The Works of Sir William Jones: With the Life of the Author, Volume 3

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1807
...has prevailed in it. ^ The Sanfcrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful ftru&ure ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquifitely^jrefined than either, yet bearing to both of them a ftronger affinity, both in the roots...
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