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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... "
Lectures on the science of language, delivered at the Royal institution of ... - Page 151
by Friedrich Max Müller - 1861
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Indian Antiquities:: Or, Dissertations, Relative to the Ancient Geographical ...

Thomas Maurice, J. Barlow (engraver.), John White (bookseller.) - Coins, Ancient - 1800 - 105 pages
...given in thefe words. " The Sanfcreet language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful ftru&ure ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquifitely refined than either, yet bearing to each of them a ftronger affinity, both in the jroots...
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Indian antiquities: or, Dissertations relative to the ancient geographical ...

Thomas Maurice - India - 1800 - 396 pages
...before, runs very naturally into Sapphics, Alcaics, and Iambics. Sir William repre'fents it as even more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquifitely refined than either, yet bearing to both fo. ftrong an affinity as to induce a conviction,...
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Asiatick Researches: Or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in ..., Volume 1

Asia - 1801
...prevailed in it. . . ; i • The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity^ is of a wonderful ftrufture; more perfect than the Greek* more copious than the Latin, and more exquifitely refined than cither ; yet bearing to both of them a ftronger affinity, affinity, both in...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 51

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - Architecture - 1830
...Sir William Jones. ' The ' Sanscrit language,' he observes, ' whatever be its antiquity, is ' of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the Greek,...refined than « either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both ia ' the roots of verbs, and in the forms of grammar, than could ' possibly...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 94

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, William Empson, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1851
...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...refined than either — yet bearing to both of them a stronger ' affinity, both in the roots of the verbs and in the forms of ' grammar, than could possibly...
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A Brief Retrospect of the Eighteenth Century: Part the First in ..., Volume 2

Samuel Miller - Art, Modern - 1805
...Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Gnek, 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, than could possibly have...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones, Volume 2

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1806
...oilier kingdoms in some very remote age. The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than, the Greek,...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 have...
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Indian antiquities: or, Dissertations, relative to the ancient ..., Volume 7

Thomas Maurice - India - 1806
...children of Ham in Chaldaea-t " The Sanscreet language, he observes, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Greek,...more exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to each of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could...
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Works, Volume 2

Sir William Jones, John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1807
...other kingdoms in some very remote age. The Sati;c;-k language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure ; more perfect than the Greek,...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 have...
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The works of Sir William Jones, Volume 2

Sir William Jones - Asianists - 1807
...from other kingdoms in some very remote age. The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the Greek,...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 have...
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