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" There is no tracing the connection of ancient nations, but by language ; and therefore I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of nations. If you find the same language in distant countries, you may be sure that... "
The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson - Seite 223
von James Boswell - 1813 - 460 Seiten
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The Seeds of Speech: Language Origin and Evolution

Jean Aitchison - 2000 - 282 Seiten
...speakers is in the unsafe zone. This leaves 600, or 10% of the current total, in the safe category. 'I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of nations', said the eighteenth-century lexicographer Samuel Johnson,24 Johnson's concern is unusual. More people...
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Jüdische Sprachen in deutscher Umwelt: Hebräisch und Jiddisch von der ...

Michael Brenner - 2002 - 134 Seiten
...Johnsons: »There is no tracing the connection of ancient nations, but by language; and therefore I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of nations.« (Boswell's Life of Johnson, hg. v. George Birbeck Hill ua, Bd. 5: The Tour to the Hebrides and theJourney...
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Wild Enlightenment: The Borders of Human Identity in the Eighteenth Century

Richard Nash - 2003 - 216 Seiten
...years ago? There is no tracing the connection of ancient nations, but by language; and therefore I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of nations" (5:224-25). Over and over again, Johnson encounters Highlanders who support the claims of MacPherson,...
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Archaeology, Language, and the African Past

R. Blench - 2006 - 361 Seiten
...1984 [1785]). There is no tracing the connection of ancient nations but by language; and therefore I am always sorry when any language is lost, because...people; that is to say, if you find the languages are a good deal the same; for a word here and there the same will not do. (Johnson, quoted in Boswell...
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The Slavic Languages

Roland Sussex, Paul Cubberley - 2006
...language perhaps not wholly pure or intact, but preserved - would approve of a remark of Samuel Johnson: I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigrees of nations. (Boswell's Life of Johnson, 1776) Table 10.11. Dialects of Slovak Phonology Vowels...
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C. Wayne's $.02 Worth Volume #1

C. Wayne Owens - 2006 - 135 Seiten
...only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly . " -Oscar Wilde (#856) August 28th, 2000 "I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigrees of nations . " -Samuel Johnson (#857) August 29th, 2000 "Nobody knows . Everybody thinks...
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Thought-Provoking Quotations

...58. Language There is no tracing the connection of ancient nations but by language; and therefore I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of nations. - Samuel Johnson The curve of a river, and the ups and downs of a sweet spring, The proud dance of...
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