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" ... languages of Europe : their mode of signifying time and case, by terminations, instead of auxiliary verbs and particles, would of itself stamp their superiority. Add to this, the copiousness of the Greek language, with the fancy, majesty, and harmony... "
Wisconsin Journal of Education - Page 4
1864
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 15

1810
...harmony of its compounds ; and there are quite fufficient reafons why the claffics fhould be ftudied for the beauties of language. Compared to them, merely as vehicles of thought and paffion, all modern languages are dull, ill contrived, and barbarous. That a great part of trie Scriptures...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 3

Enos Bronson - 1810
...fancy, majesty and harmony of its compounds; and there are quite sufficient reasons why the classicks should be studied for the beauties of language. Compared...languages are dull, ill contrived, and barbarous. T liât a great part of the scriptures has come down to us in the Greek language, is, of itself, a...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 3-4

Maurice Cross - 1835
...this, the copiousness of the Greek language, with the fancy, majesty, and harmony of its compounds; and there are quite sufficient reasons why the classics...vehicles of thought and passion, all modern languages dull, ill contrived, and barbarous. That-a great part of the Scriptures have come down to us...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 3-4

Maurice Cross - 1835
...this, the copiousness of the Greek language, wilh the fancy, majesty, and harmony of its compounds; and there are quite sufficient reasons why the classics...be studied for the beauties of language. Compared lo :hi 'in, merely as vehicles of thought and passion, all modern languages an,dull, ill contrived,...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best Articles ..., Volume 2

Maurice Cross - 1835
...quite sufficient reasons why the classics should be studied for the beauties of language. Compared lo them, merely as vehicles of thought and passion, all modern languages are dull, ill contrived, arid barbarous. That-a great part of the Scriptures have come down to us in the Greek language is of...
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The Works of Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - 1839
...the copiousness of the Greek language, with the fancy, majesty, and harmony of its compounds ; and there are quite sufficient reasons why the classics...languages are dull, ill contrived, and barbarous. That a great part of the Scriptures have come down to us in the Greek language, is of itself a reason,...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - 1844
...this, the copiousness of the Greek language, with the fancy, majesty, and harmony of its compounds; and there are quite sufficient reasons why the classics...thought and passion, all modern languages are dull, ill-contrived, and barbarous. That a great part of the Scriptures has come down to us in the Greek...
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The Works of Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - 1844 - 333 pages
...sufficient reasons why the classics should be studied for beauties of language. Compared to them, merely a vehicles of thought and passion, all modern languages are dull, ill- contrived, and barbarous. That a great part of the Scriptures has come down to us in the Greek language, is of itself a reason,...
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The Works of Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - 1844 - 333 pages
...the copiousness of the Greek language, with the fancy, majesty, and harmony oí its compounds ; and there are quite sufficient reasons why the classics should be studied for beauties of language. Compared to them, merely a vehicles of thought and passion, all modern languages...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - 1845
...the copiousness of the Greek language, with the fancy, majesty, and harmony of its compounds ; and there are quite sufficient reasons why the classics...languages are dull, ill contrived, and barbarous. That a great part of the Scriptures have come down to us in the Greek language, is of itself a reason,...
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