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" Its highly spiritual genius, and wonderfully happy development and condition, have been the result of a surprisingly intimate union of the two noblest languages in modern Europe, the Teutonic and the Romance. "
Haydn's Dictionary of Dates: Relating to All Ages and Nations, for Universal ... - Page 244
by Joseph Haydn, Benjamin Vincent - 1874 - 930 pages
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On the English Language, Past and Present

Richard Chenevix Trench - English language - 1858 - 238 pages
...hear quoted, and with which I shall bring this lecture to a close. After ascribing to our language " a veritable power of expression, such as perhaps never stood at the command of any other language of men," he goes on to say : " Its highly spiritual genius, and wonderfully happy development...
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On the English Language, Past and Present

Richard Chenevix Trench - English language - 1859 - 238 pages
...hear quoted, and with which I shall bring this lecture to a close. After ascribing to our language " a veritable power of expression, such as perhaps never stood at the command of any other language of men," he goes on to say : " Its highly spiritual genius, and wonderfully happy development...
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Handbook of the history of the English language

Augustus Henry Keane - English language - 1860 - 128 pages
...words of a foreigner, Jacob Grimm, with which this work may be fittingly concluded. He observes that it possesses " A veritable power of expression, such as perhaps never stood at the command of any other language of men. ... Its highly spiritual genius, and wonderfully happy development and condition,...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 15

William Lonsdale Watkinson, William Theophilus Davison - 1861
...ESQ. 1814. ONE of the greatest philologists of modern times* has said of our English tongue that it possesses 'a veritable power of expression such as perhaps never stood at the command of any other language of man.' He attributes its 'highly spiritual genius ' and ' wonderfully happy development...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...greater height. Written tcrnp. Queen Ллн,. ENGLISH LANGTJAGE-Powereof the. The English language has a veritable power of expression, such as, perhaps, never stood at the command of any other language of men. Its highly spiritual genius and wonderfully happy development and condition,...
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The Ladies' Companion

Women's periodicals, English - 1862
...cause for discontent. A great German scholar, Jacob Grimm, thus writes : ''The English language has a power of expression" such as perhaps never stood at the command of any other. And our German must shake off many defects before it can fairly enter into competition with...
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English Roots, and the Derivation of Words from the Ancient Anglo-Saxon: Two ...

Edward Newenham Hoare - English language - 1863 - 223 pages
...lover of his native German, gives the palm over all to our English. After ascribing to this language " a veritable power of expression, such as, perhaps, never stood at the command of any other language of men," he goes on to say — ' ' Its highly spiritual genius, and wonderfully happy...
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Dictionary of dates, and universal reference

Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1863
...captain Siaiui, in 1614. Settlement of the Plymouth company in 1620. ENGLISH LANGUAGE is traced from the Frisian variety of the Teutonic or Germanic branch of the great Indo-European, family. Celtic prevailed in England . . . AD i EJaxon prevails 450-1066 I л tin introduced • . 1-450 Norman...
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The student's English dictionary, the pronunciation adapted to the best ...

John Ogilvie - 1865
...times, and possessed of a profonnd knowledge of the Teutonic group of languages, ascribes to English "a veritable power of expression, such as perhaps never stood at the command of any other language of men ;* and adds, " Its highly spiritual genius and wonderfully happy development...
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Friends' Quarterly Examiner, Volume 16

1882
...appears destined to prevail with a sway .... over all the portions of the globe." " It has," he says, " a veritable power of expression, such as, perhaps, never stood at the command of any other language of men." Already it is the tongue of fully 100,000,000,* whilst German, which ranks...
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