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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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Essays

Sydney Smith - 1847
...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 have come down to us in the Greek...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - 1848
...the copiousness of the Greek language, with the fancy, majesty, and harmony of its compounds ; and there are quite sufficient reasons why the classics should be studied for the beau ties of language. Compared to them, merely as vehicles of thought and passion, all modern languages...
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The letters of Peter Plymley, essays, and speeches

Sydney Smith - 1852 - 226 pages
...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...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 Modern British Essayists: Smith, Sydney. Works

1852
...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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Selections from the Writings ...

Rev. Sidney Smith - 1854
...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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Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - 1856 - 458 pages
...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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Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - 1856 - 458 pages
...the copiousness of the Greek language, with the fancy, majesty, and harmony of its compounds ; and there are quite sufficient reasons why the classics should be studied for the beauties of Janguage. Compared to them, merely as vehicles of thought and passion, all modern languages are dull,...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...the copiousness of the Greek language, with the fancy, harmony, and majesty of its compounds ; and there are quite sufficient reasons why the classics...the beauties of language. Compared to them merely RECOMMENDATION OF BREVITY TO AUTHORS. 479 as vehicles of thought and passion, all modern languages...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith: Including His Contributions to ..., Volume 1

Sydney Smith - 1859 - 356 pages
...fancy, majesty, and hnrmony of its compounds ; and there are quite sufficient reasons why the cla-sics should be studied for the beauties of language. Compared...to them, merely as vehicles of thought and passion, a¡I modern languages are dull, ill contrived, and barbarous. That a great part of the Scriptures have...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith: Including His Contributions to ..., Volume 1

Sydney Smith - 1859 - 356 pages
...fancy, majesty, and harmony of its compounds ; and there are quite sufficient reasons why the cla-sics should be studied for the beauties of language. Compared to them, merely as vehicles of thought nnd passion, ail modern languages are dull, ill contrived, and barbarous. That a great part of the...
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