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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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Dictionary of dates, and universal reference. [With]

Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1868
...бог» 27 NOT. 1833 ; marritd to the prince of Tcck, 12 June, 1866. ENGLISH LANGUAGE is traced from the Frisian variety of the Teutonic or Germanic branch...such as, perhaps, never stood at the command of any other language of man." tírímm. Cetec preTailed in England ШШ introduced 1-450 8шю prevails (...
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English Style; or, a course of instruction for the attainment of a good ...

George Frederick Graham - English language - 1869 - 358 pages
...subject. Jacob Grimm, in his work ' On the Origin of Language,' has the following passage : — 'English 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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New facts upon all subjects, by the author of 'Enquire within'.

Robert Kemp Philp - Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc - 1874 - 336 pages
...nil lines of travel, where they find or leave some who speak the language. 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 hiippy development and condition,...
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Essays Critical and Narrative

William Forsyth - Criticism - 1874 - 462 pages
...to appreciate it, one of the greatest philologers of modern times, Jacob Grimm, who ascribes to it ' a veritable power of expression, such as perhaps never stood at the command of any other language of men,' and says — In truth, the English language, which by no mere accident has...
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Outlines of the history of the English language

David Campbell (of Montrose acad.) - English language - 1876 - 65 pages
...of the educated man is the power of wielding that language well." — THRING. "The English language possesses a veritable power of expression such as perhaps never stood at the command of any other language of man."— GRIMM. "The English language necessarily invites every thinking man to the...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...officers make their surest remits from the coal- works and the mines. FELTON. 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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Advanced English grammar

English grammar - 1880
...recent Queen's S(;luil!ir?.hin Exiiminationa. - 158 HISTOEICAL SKETCH OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. '• The English tongue possesses a veritable power of...such as perhaps never stood at the command of any other language of mau."— Grimm. The history of the language of a country is intimately associated...
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A Thousand Thoughts from Various Authors

Arthur B. Davison - English literature - 1880 - 374 pages
...Excellency of the English Tongue, printed in Camden's Britannia. ENGLISH LANGUAGE. 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 British Israelites; or, Evidences of our Hebrew origin

Henry William J. Senior - 1885
...possesses admirable qualifications." . . . Professor Jacob Grimm, the great German philologist, says: — " The English tongue possesses a veritable power of...such as, perhaps, never. stood at the command of any other language of men. In truth, the English language, which by no mere accident has produced and upborne...
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The Structure of English Prose: A Manual of Composition and Rhetoric

John G.R. McElroy - English language - 1885 - 339 pages
...vocabulary, English does not suffer; Jacob Grimm himself, in a well-known passage, ascribing to it " a veritable power of expression, such as perhaps never stood at the command of any other language of men," and saying that even German "must first rid itself of many defects, before...
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