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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 English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1887 - 536 pages
...the copiousness of the Greek language, with the fancy, majesty, and harmony of its compounds ; and ons of the Peace. Ambrose Philips was judge of *.he...Board of Trade. Newton was Master of the Mint. Stepney ore dull, ill-contrived, and barbarous. That a great part of the Scriptures have come down to us in...
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Wit and Wisdom: A Selection of the Most Memorable Passages in His Writings ...

Sydney Smith - 1889 - 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. [ER 18o9.} THE CLASSICAL AUTHORS. Whatever our conjectures may be, we cannot be sure that the...
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The Popular Elocutionist and Reciter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1894 - 564 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...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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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 45

1896
...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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Lincoln Literary Collection, Designed for School-room and Family Circle

John Piersol McCaskey - 1897 - 576 pages
...this, 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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Essays social and political, 1802-1825. With memoir

Sydney Smith - 1880
...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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