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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 Sanskrit Language

Thomas Burrow - Sanskrit language - 2001 - 438 pages
...refined than either ; yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity both in the roots of verbs and the forms of grammar, than could possibly have been...strong indeed that no philologer could examine them at all without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which perhaps no longer exists....
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The Cambridge History of the English Language, Volume 4

Richard M. Hogg, Norman Francis Blake, Suzanne Romaine, Roger Lass, R. W. Burchfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 783 pages
...Jones announced that he found Sanskrit to bear a 'stronger affinity' to the Latin and Greek languages 'than could possibly have been produced by accident;...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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Comparative Arawakan Histories: Rethinking Language Family and Culture Area ...

Jonathan D. Hill, Fernando Santos-Granero - Foreign Language Study - 2002 - 340 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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Serial Verbs in Oceanic: A Descriptive Typology

Terry Crowley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 281 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 Linguistics Encyclopedia

Kirsten Malmkjær, Professor Kirsten Malmkjaer - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 643 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 Variegated Plumage: Encounters with Indian Philosophy : a Commemoration ...

Narendranath B. Patil - Hindu philosophy - 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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The Handbook of Linguistics

Mark Aronoff, Janie Rees-Miller - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 840 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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Christians and Missionaries in India: Cross-cultural Communication Since ...

Robert Eric Frykenberg, Alaine M. Low - Religion - 2003 - 419 pages
...the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affmity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar,...been produced by accident; so strong indeed, that no philologist could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source,...
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Fortunes of History: Historical Inquiry from Herder to Huizinga

Donald R. Kelley - History - 2008 - 448 pages
...yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of the verbs and the forms of the 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."11...
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A Modern Theory of Language Evolution

Carl J. Becker - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 412 pages
...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...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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