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" 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... "
The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ... - Page 408
by Ossian - 1807
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The Indo-European Languages

Sanford Steever - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 526 pages
...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...indeed, that no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which. perhaps, no longer exists....
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Nation-building in the Post-Soviet Borderlands: The Politics of National ...

Graham Smith, Vivien Law, Andrew Wilson, Edward Allworth, Annette Bohr - Political Science - 1998 - 293 pages
...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...indeed, that no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists:...
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Muhammad Shahidullah

Subhadra Kumar Sen - Philologists - 1998 - 55 pages
...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...indeed, that no philologer could examine them all three without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps no longer exists....
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Dictionary of Languages: The Definitive Reference to More Than 400 Languages

Andrew Dalby - Foreign Language Study - 1998 - 734 pages
...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...indeed, that no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists:...
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Sir Robert Chambers: Law, Literature, and Empire in the Age of Johnson

Thomas M. Curley, Samuel Johnson - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 698 pages
...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...so strong indeed, that no philologer could examine all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps no longer...
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Romantic Imperialism: Universal Empire and the Culture of Modernity

Saree Makdisi, King Edward VII Professor of English Literature Marilyn Butler - History - 1998 - 248 pages
...Ix-aring to both of them a stronger affimty, both in the roots of the verbs and in the forms ofthe grammar, than could possibly have been produced by...indeed, that no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists."...
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Theorizing Myth: Narrative, Ideology, and Scholarship

Bruce Lincoln, Professor of Humanities and Religious Studies Bruce Lincoln - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 298 pages
...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...indeed, that no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists:...
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The Human Inheritance: Genes, Language, and Evolution

Brian D. Sykes - Science - 1999 - 195 pages
...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...strong indeed that no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which perhaps no longer exists;...
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How the Brain Evolved Language

Donald Loritz - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 238 pages
...copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a strong affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms...indeed, that no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists....
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Introduction to Indo-European Linguistics

Oswald Szemerényi, Oswald John Louis Szemerényi - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 352 pages
...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...so strong, indeed, that no philologer could examine all three without believing them to have sprung from some common source which, perhaps, no longer exists....
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