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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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The Analectic Magazine ...: Comprising Original Reviews ..., Volume 11

1818
...the Arahick, the Sanscrit, the Bengalee, &c. Of the Sanscrit, Sir Wm. Jones has said,* that " it is more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more excellently refined than either." The analogy which it bears to other languages is thus stated by that...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 1

William Nicholson - Arts - 1819
...may briefly notice the Sanscrit language, which, whatever may he its antiqinty, is of a very singular structure ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more refined than either, yet bearing to both a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs, and in the...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Part 3

English literature - 1832
...millions by whom it is held in sacred veneration. Of the tongue itself, Sir William Jones observes, " The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity,...than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more excellently refined than either." M. Vou Hnmboldt speaks of It in terms more philosophical, but expresses...
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Catalogus librorum Sanskritanorum, quos bibliothecae universitatis ...

Rasmus Nyerup - Sanskrit philology - 1821 - 51 pages
...Calend, Febr. Anno MDCCCXXJ. С A PUT Grammaticœj Léxica 3 et Vocabulario., The sanscrit language is of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the Greek , more copious than the bating and more exqvisitely refined than either. The Works of W. Jones, edit, in 4to. 1799- "Vol. I....
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The Republican, Volume 8

Richard Carlile - Free thought - 1823
...the-Asiatic Researches) " The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of wonderful structure; it is more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either." These hints, which are intended to be continued, will serve to shew that a society for enquiring into...
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Antologia: giornale di scienze, lettere e arti, Volume 12

Gian Pietro Vieusseux - Periodicals - 1823
...considerazioni . The samscrit language , whatever be its antiquitjr , dicono essi ,isofa wonderful structttre ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the latin , and more exquisitely rejìned tham either. Ed i medesimi autori sono di parere con molta ragione, che tutte le opinioni...
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Discourses Delivered Before the Asiatic Society: And Miscellaneous Papers ...

Sir William Jones - Asia - 1824
...of country which has before been delineated, as long as the religion of Brahma has prevailed in it. The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity,...copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined lhan either; yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs, and in the...
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The Theological Works of Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine - Rationalism - 1824 - 312 pages
...researches) ', The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of wonderful structure ; it is more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either." These hints, which are intended to be continued, will serve to show that a society for enquiring into...
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Discourses delivered before the Asiatic society: and miscellaneous papers on ...

Sir William Jones - 1824
...of Brahma has prevailed in it. The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wondei fill structure ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refmed than either ; yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs, and...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 3

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1827
...718. t Edinburgh Review, Vol. XIII. p. 369. " Whatever be its antiquity, (says Sir William Jones) it is " of a wonderful structure, more perfect than the...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...
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