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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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India, and India Missions: Including Sketches of the Gigantic System of ...

Alexander Duff - Hinduism - 1839 - 684 pages
...etymology." In a similar strain, Sir W. Jones still more emphatically remarks, " It is a language of wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Greek...Latin ; and more exquisitely refined than either." The voice which thus issued from the oracles, on the banks of the Ganges, has been re-echoed from the...
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The History of India, Volume 1

Mountstuart Elphinstone - India - 1841
...acquaintance with those of other ancient and modern nations entitles his opinion to respect, to be " of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Greek,...Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either."* The language so highly commended seems always to have received the attention it deserved. Panini, the...
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Abriss einer vergleichenden Darstellung der indisch- persisch- und ...

Johann Christoph Kröger - 1842
...оЬд!иф otS 23о(Е5Гргафе (forben, in ben ^eiligen S^riften bief« Soif et unb bercn ftrueture; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the...exquisitely refined than either; yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verb«, and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly...
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Études de philologie et de critique

Sergej Semenovič Uvarov - Classical philology - 1843 - 372 pages
...société?» Discours sur f inégalité des conditions. (3) The sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquhy, is of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the...exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinhy, both in the roots of verbs, and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly...
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The Churchman; a monthly magazine in defence of the venerable ..., Volume 8

1843
...remarkable. The euloginm which its enthusiastic cultivator, Sir \V. Jones, passed on it — that it " is a wonderful structure, more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisаely refined than either — has received little, if any, deduction from subsequent and moro...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 24

Theology - 1867
...oracle of Indian erudition." He introduced it to the notice of the learned in the following words : " 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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The North British review

1844
...William Jones, the pioneer and prince of British orientalists, has been amply vindicated : " The Sanskrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful...exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a strong affinity." Colebrooke, whose attainments in the knowledge of the language were unequalled...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 24; Volume 44

Universalism - 1887
...century ago, he expressed himself thus : " The 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 have...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 4

Theology - 1847
...in this subject leads every one directly to the Sanscrit Sir William Jones makes this remark : l " The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity,...than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more excellently refined than either." If we must take this with much allowance, still no one can receive...
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Calcutta Review, Volume 3

India - 1847
...threw light upon a language which he afterwards, according to his famous dictum, pronounced to be " of wonderful structure : more perfect than the Greek,...Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either." Since that time an interest in this and in other oriental tongues has spread rapidly over England,...
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