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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... "
Works - Page 248
by Sir William Jones - 1807
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Researches Concerning the Laws, Theology, Learning, Commerce, Etc ..., Volume 1

Quintin Craufurd - India - 1817
...have here mentioned; and, when speaking of the Sanscrit, he observes, " Whatever be its antiquity, it is of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than the...refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a strong affinity both in the roots of verbs, and in the forms of grammar." — In his preface to the...
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The Analectic Magazine ...: Comprising Original Reviews ..., Volume 11

Washington Irving - 1818
...the Arahick, the Sanscrit, the Bengalee, &c. Of the Sanscrit, Sir Wm. Jones has said,* that " it is more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more excellently refined than either." The analogy which it bears to other languages is thus stated by that...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 1

William Nicholson - Arts - 1819
...may briefly notice the Sanscrit language, which, whatever may he its antiqinty, is of a very singular structure ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more refined than either, yet bearing to both a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs, and in the...
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Bibliotheca ms. Stowensis: A descriptive catalogue of the manuscripts in the ...

Richard Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Buckingham and Chandos (1st duke of) - 1819
...of Mr. Halhead. " The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, bears to the Greek and Latin " a 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...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 36

English literature
...whom it is held in sacred veneration. Of the tongue itself, Sir William Jones observes, " The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, Is of a wonderful...than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more excellently refined than either." M. Vou Hnmboldt speaks of It in terms more philosophical, but expresses...
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Catalogus librarum Sanskritanorum, quos bibliothecæ Universitatis ...

Rasmus Nyerup - 1821
...Calend, Febr. Anno MDCCCXXJ. С A PUT Grammaticœj Léxica 3 et Vocabulario., The sanscrit language is of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the Greek , more copious than the bating and more exqvisitely refined than either. The Works of W. Jones, edit, in 4to. 1799- "Vol. I....
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The Republican, Volume 8

Richard Carlile - Free thought - 1823
...the-Asiatic Researches) " The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of wonderful structure; it is more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either." These hints, which are intended to be continued, will serve to shew that a society for enquiring into...
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Antologia: giornale di scienze, lettere e arti, Volume 12

Gian Pietro Vieusseux - Periodicals - 1823
...considerazioni . The samscrit language , whatever be its antiquitjr , dicono essi ,isofa wonderful structttre ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the latin , and more exquisitely rejìned tham either. Ed i medesimi autori sono di parere con molta ragione, che tutte le opinioni...
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Discourses Delivered Before the Asiatic Society: And Miscellaneous Papers ...

Sir William Jones - Asia - 1824
...which has before been delineated, as long as the religion of Brahma has prevailed in it. The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful...copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined lhan either; yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs, and in the...
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The Theological Works of Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine - Rationalism - 1824 - 312 pages
...researches) ', The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of wonderful structure ; it is more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either." These hints, which are intended to be continued, will serve to show that a society for enquiring into...
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