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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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What Ten Young Men Did

Daṇḍin, Dandin - Fiction - 2005 - 651 pages
...philologist WILLIAM JONES, already in 1786, eulogized the "wonderful structure" of the Sanskrit language as "more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely ref1ned than either." Dandin's writing is a case in point. Nevertheless, our novel stands apart from...
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Sir William Jones, 1746-94: A Commemoration

William Jones - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 169 pages
...the most cited passage of his writings, from his 'Discourse on the Hindus'. 10 I quote it yet again: 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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Aryan Idols: Indo-European Mythology as Ideology and Science

Stefan Arvidsson - History - 2006 - 354 pages
...their language, culture, and religion. The locus classicus in "Oriental" Jones's lecture is as follows: 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 form of grammar, than could possibly...
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Urdu/Hindi: An Artificial Divide: African Heritage, Mesopotamian Roots ...

Abdul Jamil Khan - Foreign Language Study - 2006 - 400 pages
...that the Sanscrit was introduced into it, by conquerors from other kingdoms in some very remote age. 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 form of grammar, than could possibly...
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HistÚria de la Llengua Anglesa I

2006 - 112 pages
...RL 1994. Language Change. London and New York: Routiedge. 12 2. LANGUAGE RELATIONSHIPS "The Sanskrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful...exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of Ihem a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly...
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Bonewits's Essential Guide to Druidism

Isaac Bonewits - Religion - 2006 - 329 pages
...he already spoke, gave a speech to the Asiatic Society in Calcutta, in which he said: The Sanskrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful...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 Yoga of Sound: Tapping the Hidden Power of Music and Chant

Russill Paul - Health & Fitness - 2010 - 336 pages
...heritage and connect us to each other through an intimate resonance of sacred sound. "The Sanskrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful...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 Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...1746-1794 1 The law is a jealous science. Letter to Mr. Howard, 4 Oct. 1774 See Story 1 2 The Sanskrit 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 Study of Language

George Yule - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 273 pages
...Jones made the following observation about Sanskrit, the ancient language of Indian law. The Sanskrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful...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 Infinite Gift: How Children Learn and Unlearn the Languages of the World

Charles Yang - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 289 pages
...expert on the Sanskrit language, made a remarkable observation: The Sanskrit language, whatever may be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure; more...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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