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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 Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 552
by Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - 1830
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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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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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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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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...bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly have been produced by accident;...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1806 - 531 pages
...introduced into it, by conquerors from other kingdoms in some very remote age. The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure...bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs, and in the form of grammar, than could possibly have bf en produced by accident;...
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Indian antiquities: or, Dissertations, relative to the ancient ..., Volume 7

Thomas Maurice - India - 1806
...first designated by the letters of the alphabet, to the children of Ham in Chaldaea-t " The Sanscreet language, he observes, whatever be its antiquity,...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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The works of Sir William Jones, Volume 2

Sir William Jones - Asianists - 1807
...introduced into it, by conquerors from other kingdoms in some very remote age. The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure;...bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs, and in the form of grammar, than could possibly have been produced by accident...
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Works, Volume 2

Sir William Jones, John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1807
...introduced into it, by conquerors from other kingdoms in some very remote age. The Sati;c;-k language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure...bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs, and in the form of grammar, than could possibly have been produced by accident...
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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ...

Ossian, sir John Sinclair (1st bart.) - 1807
...every complex idea by circumlocution.*- Sir William Jones tells us, f that " the Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure...exquisitely refined than either; yet bearing to both a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly have...
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The works of Sir William Jones, Volume 3

Sir William Jones - Asianists - 1807
...has prevailed in it. ^ The Sanfcrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful ftru&ure ; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquifitely^jrefined than either, yet bearing to both of them a ftronger affinity, both in the roots...
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