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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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How the Brain Evolved Language

Donald Loritz - Philosophy - 2002 - 240 pages
...and more exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to hoth of them a strong affinity, hoth in ihe roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could...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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Foundations of Indo-European comparative philology 1800-1850: Über das ...

Franz Bopp - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 472 pages
...exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of the verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly...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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Geschichte der Sprachtheorie

Peter Schmitter - 1987
...stronger affinity, both in thé roots of verbs and in thé forms of grammar, than could possibly hâve been produced by accident; so strong indeed, that no philologer could examine them ail three, without believing them to hâve sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 580 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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Karmic Traces, 1993-1999

Eliot Weinberger - Literary Collections - 2000 - 200 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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Iliad Book One, Book 1

Homer - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 304 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 Mummies of Ürümchi

E. J. W. Barber - History - 1999 - 240 pages
...Sanskrit texts of India (newly "discovered" by European scholars) bore to Classical Greek and Latin "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 Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture: The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate

Edwin Bryant - Religion - 2003 - 387 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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Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication

Adrian Akmajian, Richard A. Demer, Ann K. Farmer, Robert M. Harnish - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 604 pages
...structure; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin ... 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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Genetic, Linguistic and Archaeological Perspectives on Human Diversity in ...

Li Jin, Mark Seielstad, Chunjie Xiao - History - 2001 - 188 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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