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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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Proceedings, Volume 43

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1889
...WILLIAMS. 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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Anglo-Israel: Or, The Saxon Race, Proved to be the Lost Tribes of Israel. In ...

William Henry Poole - Anglo-Israelism - 1889 - 686 pages
...to hear quoted, and with which I will bring this lecture to a close. After ascribing to our langnage 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 wonderful development and...
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Literature and Poetry: Studies on the English Language; the Poetry of the ...

Philip Schaff - Bible - 1890 - 436 pages
...of free middle sounds which cannot be taught, but only learned, is the cause of an essential force of expression such as perhaps never stood at the command of any other language of men. Its entire highly intellectual and wonderfully happy structure and development...
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Learned Men's English: the Grammarians: A Series of Criticisms on the ...

George Washington Moon - English language - 1892 - 227 pages
...in which shall arise, as in one universal temple, the utterance of the worship of • Grimm says, " The English tongue possesses a veritable "power of...such as, perhaps, never stood at the " command of any other language of man." — ' Ursprwng der ' Sprache, p. 52. all hearts. Broad and deep have the foundations...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 65

1892
...language it will be sufficient to quote the impartial authority of Jacob Grimm, who, after ascribing to it a veritable power of expression such as perhaps never stood at the command of any other language of men, goes on to say : " The English language which by no mere accident has produced...
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The Elements of Rhetoric and Composition: A Text-book for Schools and Colleges

David Jayne Hill - English language - 1893 - 363 pages
...The German philologist, Jacob Grimm, has expressed the following estimate of the language: "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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A Handbook of English History Based on the Lectures of the Late M.J. Guest ...

Montague John Guest - Great Britain - 1894 - 614 pages
...cumbrous forma. A very learned German (Grimm) has said of the English language that "it possesses a power of expression such as perhaps never stood at the command of any other language of men." And he thinks its perfection is the result "of a surprisingly intimate union...
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Rhetoric: Its Theory and Practice. "English Style in Public Discourse"

Austin Phelps, Henry Allyn Frink - English language - 1895 - 317 pages
...he once sent forth this tribute to a language not his own. " The English language," he wrote, "has a veritable power of expression such as, perhaps, never stood at the command of any other language of men. Its spiritual genius, its wonderfully happy development, have been the result...
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"A Club": "an Assembly of Good Fellows,"

Joseph Smith Auerbach - 1914 - 132 pages
...mastiff." Of the English in comparison with the German language, Jacob Grimm says: The English language has a veritable power of expression, such as, perhaps, never stood at the command of any other language of men. . . . For in wealth, good sense, and closeness of structure, no other of the...
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Essays and Miscellanies, Volume 1

Joseph Smith Auerbach - 1914
...mastiff." Of the English in comparison with the German language, Jacob Grimm says: The English language has a veritable power of expression, such as, perhaps, never stood at the command of any other language of men. . . . For in wealth, good sense, and closeness of structure, no other of the...
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