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" Many learned investigators of antiquity are fully persuaded, that a very old and almost primaeval language was in use among these northern nations, from which not only the Celtic dialects, but even the Greek and Latin are derived... "
The British Prose Writers - Page 135
1821
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The Variegated Plumage: Encounters with Indian Philosophy : a Commemoration ...

Narendranath B. Patil - Hindu philosophy - 2003 - 387 pages
...by Persian might. William Jones wrote a letter to Prince Czartoryski dated 19 Feb 1779: "Procopius, I think, mentions the great intercourse both in war...antiquity are fully persuaded that a very old and almost primeval language was in use among these northern nations from which not only the Celtic dialects but...
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Archives of Empire: Volume I. From The East India Company to the Suez Canal

Barbara Harlow, Mia Carter - History - 2003 - 830 pages
...than a hundred years ago, in a letter written to Prince Adam Czartoryski, in the year 1770, he says: "Many learned investigators of antiquity are fully persuaded that a very old and almost primeval language was in use among the northern nations, from which not only the Celtic dialect, but...
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Irish Orientalism: A Literary and Intellectual History

Joseph Lennon - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 478 pages
...Adam Czartoryski, Jones commented on the work of scholars such as Vallancey, Bochart, and others:"Many learned investigators of antiquity are fully persuaded,...nations, from which not only the Celtic dialects, but even the Greek and Latin, are derived. . . . We must confess that these researches are very obscure...
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