Bibliotheca Sacra; A Theological Quarterly Volume 16

Bibliotheca Sacra; A Theological Quarterly Volume 16

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...But what scholar has so forgotten his Latin, or is so unacquainted with _the French, Italian, and Spanish, as not to be interested in knowing how the Latin, by regular and organic changes, passed into theflatten? The object of the Grammar of the Romania languages is to show at large, and on strictly philological principles, the connection between the Latin and the languages descended from it. If a Latin scholar wished to learn all these modern languages, he might obtain an etymological and grammatical knowledge of them all by studying Diez, in the same time that would be requisite to learn as much of any one of them from the books ordinarily used. After studying Diez, it would be necessary to use other books to learn the usages of language. But the structure of these languages in the skeleton form can he best learned from him. In 1837 we purchased the first volume of Gr' isse's Lehrbuch einer allgemeinen Litcriirgcschichte aller bekannten Volker der VVelt von der iiltesten bis auf die neueste Zeit, and after more than twenty-one years of patience and hope, we have received the last part of the last volume. Only the index remains, and that is promised during the present year. 'We have now, in some six or seven large volumes, as complete a survey as the nature of the case admits, of the history of literature, "from the creation of the world" to the middle of the nineteenth century. The author transcends his limits in respect to the close of this period, frequently quoting works published in 18.38, although no instance has been observed of a similar license in going beyond the other limit. In an undertaking of this kind, where the way has been so little prepared by the labors of others, it would be unreasonable to expect...show more

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  • Paperback | 338 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 603g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236989260
  • 9781236989260