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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 Theological Works of Thomas Paine: To which are Added the Profession of ... - Página 314
de Thomas Paine - 1832 - 384 páginas
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The Respective Peculiarities in the Creeds of the Mahometan and the Hindu ...

Ernest Frederick Fiske - 1849 - 180 páginas
...language in which those books are written ; which has been pronounced to be "of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either1." Sanscrit is still carefully cultivated; and, though it has long been a dead language, the...
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1851 - 1502 páginas
...appellation " completely formed." Sir William Jones says, " The Sanscrit language is 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 and in the forms of grammar,...
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Comparative philology. From the Edinb. review

Comparative philology - 1851 - 54 páginas
...wonderful structure of the Sanskrit. He said, at once, ' that the old sacred language of India was 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 the verbs and in the forms...
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Allen's Indian Mail, and Register of Intelligence for British ..., Volumen 10

1852 - 782 páginas
...Colebrooke, Carey, and Wilkins, by their successive labours, disclosed the hidden stores of a language " more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either." But though these great pioneers had thus cleared the path, like the ascent to the temple of Virtue...
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Sidath Sangarawa: A Grammar of the Singhalese Language

Vedeha (Thera) - 1852 - 560 páginas
...William Jones, (vide his works, vol. I. p. 26,) " whatever be its antiquity, is of 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 and in the forms of grammar,...
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India and Its Inhabitants

Caleb Wright - 1852 - 382 páginas
...than three thousand years ; it is written in Sanscrit, a dead language of a " wonderful construction —more perfect than the Greek, more copious than...Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either." It is a portion of the Holy Vedas. In a peculiar tone of voice, he chants the sacred text, stopping...
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Allen's Indian Mail and Register of Intelligence for British ..., Volumen 10

1852 - 780 páginas
...Colebrooke, Carey, and Wilkins, by their successive labours, disclosed the bidden stores of a language " more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either." Bat though these great pioneers had thus cleared the path, like the ascent to the temple of Virtue...
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The National Magazine, Volumen 1

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1852 - 584 páginas
...advocate of Sanscrit Literature, whose opinion of that language is given in his assertion that it was "more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more excellently refined than either," Professor Wilson and Dr. Milman have given various specimens of the...
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The Three Presidencies of India: A History of the Rise and Progress of the ...

John Capper - 1853 - 530 páginas
...fitted to form an opinion,2 the most finished of all the dead languages, " of a wonderful structure, more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either." In this language is to be found an infinity of works upon almost every branch of learning known amongst...
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Language as a Means of Mental Culture and International ..., Volumen 1

Claude Marcel - 1853 - 458 páginas
..."This language," observes Sir W. Jones, " 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 and in the forms of grammar,...
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