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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... "
The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ... - Page 408
by Ossian - 1807
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A Modern Theory of Language Evolution

Carl J. Becker - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 412 pages
...discipline of linguistics. In the words of Jones: The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is a of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the Greek,...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, than could possibly...
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Os portugueses e o Oriente: Sião, China, Japão 1840-1940 : mostra ...

Biblioteca Nacional (Portugal) - China - 2004 - 126 pages
...hebraico, até chegar a ser tido como a língua original e perfeita: «The Sonskrit longuage, whutever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure, more...Latin and more exquisitely refined than either»". E o feitiço volta-se inesperadamente contra o feiticeiro: com a descoberta de textos religiosos anteriores...
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A History of Language Philosophies

Lia Formigari - Philosophy - 2004 - 250 pages
...India Company and the author of a Persian grammar. He described Sanskrit as a language characterized by a 'wonderful structure', more perfect than the Greek,...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, than could possibly...
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The Silk Road: Two Thousand Years in the Heart of Asia

Frances Wood - Art - 2002 - 270 pages
...Asiatic Society of Bengal, 'the first Englishman to know Sanskrit', said of that language that it was 'more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the...Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either'. The entry in Buckland's Dictionary of Indian Biography (1906) noted the deleterious effects of these...
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A Textbook of Historiography, 500 B.C. to A.D. 2000

E. Sreedharan - Historiography - 2004 - 570 pages
...of the new revelations, not always warranted by the sources. Jones had found the Sanskrit language "more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either "" He labored to show that the Indian division of the Zodiac was not borrowed from the Greeks or Arabs;...
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The Invention of World Religions: Or, How European Universalism Was ...

Tomoko Masuzawa - Religion - 2005 - 359 pages
...other. In the celebrated third presidential address to the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Jones declared: The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity,...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, than could possibly...
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Die Verfassung der Freiheit

Friedrich August von Hayek, Alfred Bosch - Social Science - 2005 - 575 pages
...veröffentlicht in: Asiatic Researches, I, S. 422, Nachdruck in seinen Works, London 1807, III, S. 34: »The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity,...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, than could possibly...
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Body Matters: Simple Secrets for Elegant Aging

Darca Lee Nicholson, BFA, MA, CMT - Hymns, English - 2007 - 246 pages
...speaking to the Asiatic Society in Calcutta, February 2, 1786 said: The Sanskrit language, whatever its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure; more perfect...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, than could possibly...
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A Garden of Words

Martha Barnette - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 212 pages
...introduction to books about word origins: . . . [T]he Sanskrit language, whatever may be its antiquity, is of wonderful structure; more perfect than the Greek,...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, than could possibly...
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Indian Renaissance: British Romantic Art and the Prospect of India

Hermione De Almeida, George H. Gilpin - Art - 2005 - 336 pages
...ancient Sanskrit: The Sanscrit language, is of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the Creek, 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 the verbs and in the forms of the grammar, than could...
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