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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 Prose and Prose Writers of Britain from Chaucer to Ruskin: With ...

Robert Demaus - 1860 - 552 pages
...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 advanced reader

Scottish school-book assoc - 1863
...sufficient reasons1 why the classics should be studied 1 for the beauties of language. Compared to them 1 merely as vehicles of thought and passion, all modern languages are dull, ill-contrived, and barbarous. That a great part of the Scriptures1 have come down to us in the Greek...
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Wit and wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith: being selections from his writings ...

Sydney Smith - 1865 - 458 pages
...fancy, majesty, and harmony of its compounds ; and there are quite sufficient reasons why the classies should be studied for the beauties of language. Compared...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 Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith: A Selection of the Most ...

Sydney Smith - 1869 - 355 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...languages are dull, ill contrived, and barbarous. [EB 1809.] THE CLASSICAL AUTHORS. WHATEVER our conjectures may be, we cannot be sure that the best...
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The public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...the copiousness of the Greek language, with the fancy, harmony, and majesty 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

Sydney Smith - 1870 - 480 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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Literary selections for practice in spelling, compiled by R. Lomas

Robert Lomas - 1876 - 100 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...languages are dull, ill contrived, and barbarous. SYDNEY SMITH, "Edin. Review." THE ASH. PART I. The common ash is one of the noblest of our forest trees,...
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Essays social and political

Sydney Smith - 1877
...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. 1 hat a great part of the Scriptures have come down to us in the Greek...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1881 - 536 pages
...the copiousness of the Greek language, with the fancy, majesty, and harmony of its compounds ; and t been used to, he that will observe the conclusions...rational. This has been the less taken notice of, rn?4<sn languages are dull, ill-contrived, and barbarous.^"">>v That a great part oT^he Scriptures...
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The Downside Review, Volume 4

1885
...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." " Professional Education," Edinburgh Review, 1809, also " Essays." To...
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