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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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Oriental Memoirs: A Narrative of Seventeen Years Residence in India, Volume 2

James Forbes - India - 1834
...inexhaustible mine of Hindoo literature, art, and science; which, Sir William Jones says, is u a most wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Greek,...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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Illustrations to Oriental Memoirs, Volume 2

James Forbes - 1834
...William Jones says, is " a most wonderful structure ; more perfect than the BANKS OF THE NERBUDDA. 99 Greek, 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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A Manual of Comparative Philology: In which the Affinity of the Indo ...

William Balfour Winning - History, Ancient - 1838 - 291 pages
...Jones soon after confirmed and added to Mr. Halhed's observations. He says,—" The Sanskrit language is of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the...stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of 3 Uber die Zend sprache, p. 6. 4 Raffles' History of Java, vol. ip 368. grammar, than could...
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India, and India Missions: Including Sketches of the Gigantic System of ...

Alexander Duff - Hinduism - 1839 - 684 pages
...etymology." In a similar strain, Sir W. Jones still more emphatically remarks, " It is a language of wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Greek...Latin ; and more exquisitely refined than either." The voice which thus issued from the oracles, on the banks of the Ganges, has been re-echoed from the...
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The History of India, Volume 1

Mountstuart Elphinstone - India - 1841
...acquaintance with those of other ancient and modern nations entitles his opinion to respect, to be " of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Greek,...Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either."* The language so highly commended seems always to have received the attention it deserved. Panini, the...
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Abriss einer vergleichenden Darstellung der indisch- persisch- und ...

Johann Christoph Kröger - 1842
...оЬд!иф otS 23о(Е5Гргафе (forben, in ben ^eiligen S^riften bief« Soif et unb bercn ftrueture; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the...of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verb«, and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly bare been produced by accident; so strong,...
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Chambers's information for the people, ed. by W. and R. Chambers, Volume 2

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1842
...Latin, more perfect than the Greek, and more exquisitely refined than either ; yet that it bears to each of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of...than could possibly have been produced by accident." It appears that Sanscrit was once the current language of India ; now, it is shut up in the libraries...
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Études de philologie et de critique

Sergej Semenovič Uvarov - Classical philology - 1843 - 372 pages
...société?» Discours sur f inégalité des conditions. (3) The sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquhy, is of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the...than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinhy, both in the roots of verbs, and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly have been produced...
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The Churchman; a monthly magazine in defence of the venerable ..., Volume 8

1843
...remarkable. The euloginm which its enthusiastic cultivator, Sir \V. Jones, passed on it — that it " is a wonderful structure, more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisаely refined than either — has received little, if any, deduction from subsequent and moro...
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Études de philologie et de critique

graf Sergeĭ Semenovich Uvarov - Literature - 1843 - 372 pages
...be Hs antiquity, is of a wonderful structure-, more perfect thaii thé Greek, more copious lhan thé Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of ihem a stronger affinity, both in thé roots of verbs, and in thé forins of grammar, than could possibly...
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