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The Quarterly Review - Página 361
de George Walter Prothero - 1826
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...golden key that could unlock the treasures of antiquity; of a musical and prolific language, that gives a soul to the objects of sense, and a body to the abstractions of philosophy. Since the barriers of the monarchy, and even of the capital, had been trampled under foot, the various...
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The Athenaeum: A Magazine of Literary and Miscellaneous ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1807
...argument — " a musical and prolific language," as it is expressed by the historian, " that gives u soul to the objects of sense, and a body to the abstractions of philosophy." The history of the origin and progress of this language, like that of other ancient tongues, is obscure....
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The American Review of History and Politics, and General ..., Volume 1

1811
...most signal success. This musical and prolific language does not only, to use the words of Gibbon, " give a soul to the objects of sense, and a body to the "abstractions of philosophy," but is, as the same author justly observes, " the golden key that unlocks the treasures of antiquity."...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 21

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1819
...possessed a language that could express every sensation ; a language, as the historian enthusiastically expresses it, so musical and prolific, that it could...objects of sense, and a body to the abstractions of metaphysics ?- — Those lofty but dangerous speculations, therefore, in which the strongest minds...
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Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, repr ..., Volume 5

Thomas Bowdler - 1826
...golden key that could unlock the treasures of antiquity; of a musical and prolific language, that gives a soul to the objects of sense, and a body to the abstractions of philosophy. Since the barriers of the monarchy, and even of the capital, had been trampled under foot, the various...
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Constantinople in 1828: A Residence of Sixteen Months in the ..., Volume 1

Charles MacFarlane - 1829 - 1008 páginas
...to the glories of the idiom of old Hellas — " of that rich and harmonious language, whose sounds could give a soul to the objects of sense, and a body to the abstractions of philosophy." Nor was the ancient Greek neglected; besides Vamba, who is esteemed a good Hellenist, there was always...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1829
...reader, the effect is far from inconsiderable. It has been said of the Greek language, that it gives a soul to the objects of sense, and a body to the abstractions of philosophy. Grecian genius has performed the harder task, of giving substance and reality, to the airy visions...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1829
...reader, the effect is far from inconsiderable. It has been said of the Greek language, that it gives a soul to the objects of sense, and a body to the abstractions of philosophy. Grecian genius has performed the harder task, of giving substance and reality, to the airy visions...
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The Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster

Edinburgh encyclopaedia - 1830
...in the Grecian language ; — that divine language, which, as Mr Gibbon finely expresses it, " gives a soul to the objects of sense, and a body to the abstractions of philosophy." The literary fame which Poggio afterwards acquired, is the best proof of the proficiency which he made...
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The Armenians: A Tale of Constantinople, Volume 1

Charles MacFarlane - 1830
...golden key that could unlock the treasures of antiquity ; of a musical and prolific language, that gives a soul to the objects of sense, and a body to the abstractions of philosophy !"—Chap. Ixvi. '* la the resutrecction of science, Italy was the first that cast away her shroud;...
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