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" A commencement has been made; the first outwork has been carried in a hitherto impregnable position — and that is all. "
Beiträge zur Assyriologie und Semitischen Sprachwissenschaft - Page 15
1894
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 12

Asia - 1850
...exhausted; and that nothing now remains but to read inscriptions and reap the fruits of our knowledge. A commencement has been made; the first outwork has...hitherto impregnable position — and that is all. ' I will now state exactly what we know of the language. The Babylonian translations of the Persian...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 12

Asia - 1850
...exhausted; and that nothing now remains but to read inscriptions and reap the fruits of our knowledge. A commencement has been made; the first outwork has...hitherto impregnable position — and that is all. I will now state exactly what we know of the language. The Babylonian translations of the Persian text...
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Nineveh and Persepolis: an historical sketch of ancient Assyria and Persia ...

William Sandys Wright Vaux - Nineveh (Extinct city) - 1851 - 494 pages
...to accomplish in a couple of years more than all Europe has been able to effect in half a century? A commencement has been made ; the first outwork has...a hitherto impregnable position, and that is all." The Babylonian;portion of the Trilingual Inscriptions of Persia have furnished a list of about two...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 211

Early English newspapers - 1861
...disingenuous to slur over the broad fact that the science of Assyrian decipherment is yet in its infancy. A commencement has been made ; the first outwork has...a hitherto impregnable position, and that is all." THE DOOMSDAY BOOK FOE KENT. OUR readers will be gratified to learn that the Rev. Lambert B. Larking,...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review, Volume 17

Theology - 1868
...Euphrates, to the banks of the Seine and the Thames. Thus, in the words of our oriental pioneer, " a commencement has been made ; the first outwork has...hitherto impregnable position, and that is all."* These words were uttered in 1850. Since then much has been done ; and very much still remains to be...
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Beiträge zur Assyriologie und semitischen Sprachwissenschaft, Volume 2

1894
...Pi"cl, Nifal, Iftaal, Safe/ Istafal und Ttfal, die vorkommenden ///^W-Formen hat er selbst für htaf al erklärt, ohne jedoch von seiner Ansicht besonders...nur die erste Sprosse der Leiter erstiegen war: A commcnccment ha$ been madt; tlie first oiitwork has bcen carricd in a hitherto imprcgnablc Position...
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American Presbyterian Review

Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood - Presbyterianism - 1869
...the Euphrates, to the banks of the Seine and the Thames. Thus, in the words of our oriental pioneer, "a commencement has been made'; the first outwork...hitherto impregnable position, and that is all."§ These words were uttered in 1850. Since then much has been done ; and very much still remains to be...
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