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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 Churchman; a monthly magazine in defence of the venerable ..., Volume 8

1843
...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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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 24

Theology - 1867
...following words : " 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 North British review

1844
...amply vindicated : " 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 strong affinity." Colebrooke, whose attainments in the knowledge of the...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 24; Volume 44

Universalism - 1887
...himself thus : " The Sanskrit language, whatever may be its antiquity, is of 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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Calcutta Review, Volume 3

India - 1847
...language which he afterwards, according to his famous dictum, pronounced to be " of wonderful structure : more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either." Since that time an interest in this and in other oriental tongues has spread rapidly over England,...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 4

Theology - 1847
...makes this remark : l " 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." If we must take this with much allowance, still no one can receive...
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The Bibel of Every Land. A History of the Sacred Scriptures in Every ...

Samuel Bagster - Bible - 1848 - 406 pages
...with the two learned languages of Europe attested its superiority over both, for it is, as he said, " more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either." Its nouns, like the Greek, admit of three numbers (singular, dual, and plural), and of three genders...
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Report of the Annual Meeting

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1848
...language of India, said, "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 strong affinity ;" and it would be difficult to characterise this language...
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Report

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1848
...language of India, said, "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 strong affinity ;" and it would be difficult to characterise this language...
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Three Linguistic Dissertations: Read at the Meeting of the British ...

Chevalier Bunsen, Charles Meyer, Friedrich Max Müller - Bengali language - 1848 - 97 pages
...language of India, said, "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 strong affinity;" and it would be difficult to characterise this language...
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