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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 poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ... - Page 404
by Ossian - 1807
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Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction

Benjamin W. Fortson, IV - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 488 pages
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The Search for the Buddha: The Men Who Discovered India's Lost Religion

Charles Allen - History - 2004 - 322 pages
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Irish Orientalism: A Literary and Intellectual History

Joseph Lennon - History - 2004 - 520 pages
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The Silk Road: Two Thousand Years in the Heart of Asia

Frances Wood - Art - 2002 - 274 pages
...Asiatic Society of Bengal, 'the first Englishman to know Sanskrit', said of that language that it was 'more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the...Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either'. The entry in Buckland's Dictionary of Indian Biography (1906) noted the deleterious effects of these...
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A Textbook of Historiography, 500 B.C. to A.D. 2000

E. Sreedharan - Historiography - 2004 - 600 pages
...of the new revelations, not always warranted by the sources. Jones had found the Sanskrit language "more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either "" He labored to show that the Indian division of the Zodiac was not borrowed from the Greeks or Arabs;...
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A Companion to Ancient Epic

John Miles Foley - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 692 pages
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The Invention of World Religions: Or, How European Universalism Was ...

Tomoko Masuzawa - Religion - 2005 - 384 pages
...other. In the celebrated third presidential address to the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Jones declared: The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity,...exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly...
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Die Verfassung der Freiheit

Friedrich August von Hayek - Social Science - 2005 - 610 pages
...veröffentlicht in: Asiatic Researches, I, S. 422, Nachdruck in seinen Works, London 1807, III, S. 34: »The Sanscrit language, whatever be its antiquity,...exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly...
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Body Matters: Simple Secrets for Elegant Aging

Darca Lee Nicholson, BFA, MA, CMT - 2007 - 262 pages
...speaking to the Asiatic Society in Calcutta, February 2, 1786 said: The Sanskrit language, whatever its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure; more perfect...exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly...
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Echolalias: On the Forgetting of Language

Daniel Heller-Roazen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 294 pages
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