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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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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Part 3

English literature - 1832
...William Jones observes, " The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, Is of a wonderful structure; more perfect 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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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 rejėned tham either. Ed i medesimi autori sono di parere con molta ragione, che tutte le opinioni...
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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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Discourses Delivered Before the Asiatic Society: And Miscellaneous Papers ...

Sir William Jones - Asia - 1824
...has prevailed in it. 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 lhan either; yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs, and in the...
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Discourses delivered before the Asiatic society: and miscellaneous papers on ...

Sir William Jones - 1824
...prevailed in it. The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wondei fill structure ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refmed than either ; yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs, and...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 3

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1827
...XIII. p. 369. " Whatever be its antiquity, (says Sir William Jones) it 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 forms of...
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The Quarterly Oriental Magazine, Review, and Register, Part 76, Volume 7

British - 1827
...William JONES — " 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 refined than either,"* be disproved ; and it be satisfactorily shewn that the date of the earliest...
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Researches Into the Origin and Affinity of the Principal Languages of Asia ...

Vans Kennedy - Asia - 1828 - 324 pages
...justice observed 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 of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar,...
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The Southern Review, Volume 3

1829
...Sir Wm. Jones, third discourse on the Hindus) 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 forms of grammar...
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