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" Although it may at first seem not only singular and curious, but impossible, that a language should exist without adjectives ; yet it is an indubitable fact. "
Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society - Page 91
1843
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Epea pteroenta, Volume 2

John Horne Tooke - English language - 1807
...proceeds (in page 10) to inform us, that " The Mohegans have no adjectives in all their " language. Although it may at first seem not " only singular...without adjectives, yet it is " an indubitable fact." PART II. 3 E EHEA HTEPOENTA, &c. CHAP. VII. OF PARTICIPLES. F. LET us proceed, if you please, to the...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 3

Dugald Stewart - 1827
...Anglo-Americans the Mokegans.) "The Mohegans," (says Dr. Edwards,) "have no ad" jectives in all their language. Although it may at first seem " not only singular...exist without adjectives, yet it is an indubitable " fact."J * Grammatica Lingua Jlnglicants, Cap. v., De Adjectivis, fVol. II. p. 458. t The high reputation...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind ...

Dugald Stewart - Business & Economics - 1829
...Anglo-Americans the Mohegans.) " The Mohegans," says Dr. Edwards, " have no adjectives in all their language. Although it may at first seem not only singular and...without adjectives, yet it is an indubitable fact." * * The high reputation which Dr. Edwards justly enjoys as an acute metaphysician, and the opportunities...
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GÉpea pteróenta. Or, The diversions of Purley. To which is annexed ..., Volume 2

John Horne Tooke - 1829
...he proceeds (in page 10) to inform us, that " The Mohegans have no Adjectives in all their language. Although it may at first seem not only singular and...without Adjectives, yet it is an indubitable fact." EHEA nTEPOENTA, CHAPTER VII. OF PARTICIPLES. F. JjET us proceed, if you please, to the PARTICIPLE :...
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Elements of mental philosophy, Volume 2

Thomas Cogswell Upham, Dugald Stewart - Intellect - 1831
...adnouns, do not exist. "The Mohegans (says an American writer) have no adjectives in all their language.* Although it may at first seem not only singular and...without adjectives, yet it is an indubitable fact." •Dr. Jonathan Edwards' Remark* on the Muhhekaneew or Mohngan Indians, originally published by the...
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An outline of sematology; or, An essay towards establishing a new theory of ...

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - 1831
...from the other, and these words are no longer nouns-substantive no adjectives in all their language. Although it may at first seem not only singular and...exist without adjectives, yet it is an indubitable fact."—Dr. Jonathan Edwards —quoted by H. Tooke, Diversions of Purley, Vol. II. p. 463. but nouns-adjective...
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Asiatic Journal

Asia - 1837
...as wnissoo, ' he is beautiful ;' mtitsoo, ' he is homely ;' pehtunquittoo, 'he is tall;' ntconmoo, 'he is malicious,' &c. Thus, in Latin, many qualities...should be inquired, how it appears that the words above-mentioned are not adjectives; I answer, it appears as they have all the same variations and declensions...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Two Departments of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Intellect - 1837
...do not exist. " The Mohegans, (says an American writer,) have no adjectives in all their language. Although it may at first seem not only singular and...without adjectives, yet it is an indubitable fact."* This fact, strange as it may seem at first, is undoubtedly consistent with what we notice in many of...
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Epea Pteroenta: Or The Diversions of Purley

John Horne Tooke - English language - 1840 - 739 pages
...he proceeds (in page 10) to inform us, that " The Mohegans have no Adjectives in all their language. Although it may at first seem not only singular and...but impossible, that a language should exist without Adjective*, yet it is an indubitable fact." CHAPTER VII. OF PARTICIPLES. Nomine, partem a Verbo." —...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy Enbracing the Two Departments of the ..., Volume 2

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Intellect - 1841
...do not exist. " The Mohegans," says an American writer, " have no adjectives in all their language. Although it may at first seem not only singular and...without adjectives, yet it is an indubitable fact."* This fact, strange as it may seem at first, is undoubtedly consistent with what we notice in many of...
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