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" of particular names to denote particular objects, that is, the institution of nouns substantive, would probably be one of the first steps towards the formation of language. Two savages who had never been taught to speak, but had been bred up remote from... "
Lectures on the Science of Language: Delivered at the Royal Institution of ... - Page 363
by Friedrich Max Müller - 1862
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - 1805
...author of the Wealth of Nations supposes " two savages, who had never been taught to speak, and who had been bred up remote from the societies of men,...naturally begin to form that language, by which they would endeavour to make their sentiments intelligible to each other, by uttering certain sounds, whenever...
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The Philosophy of the Human Mind, in Respect to Religion; Or, A ...

James Fishback - 1813 - 306 pages
...originally reveakd by the great creator) that "two savages, who had never been taught to speak, and who had been bred up remote from the societies of men,...naturally begin to form that language by which they would endeavour to make their sentiments intelligible to each other, by altering certain sounds whenever...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - 1814
...of Languages, appears to me to be equally simple and satisfactory. \ " The assignation" (says he) " of particular names, to "denote particular objects;...the first " steps towards the formation of Language. The par" ticular cave, whose covering sheltered the savage from " the weather ; the particular tree,...
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments: Or, An Essay Towards an Analysis of the ...

Adam Smith - 1817 - 598 pages
...COMPOUND LANGUAGES. CONSIDERATIONS CONCERNING THE FIRST FORMATION OF LANGUAGES, &c. THE assignation of particular names, to denote particular objects,...institution of nouns substantive, would, probably, be oue of the first steps towards the formation of language. Two savages, who had never been taught to...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - 1822
...would be iniustice to his opinion, to attempt to express it in any words but his own. " The assignation of particular names, to denote particular objects,...language. Two savages who had never been taught to apeak, but had been bred up remote from the societies of men, would naturally begin to form that language...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - 1824
...would be injustice to his opinion, to attempt to express it in any words but his own. " The assignation of particular names, to denote particular objects,...Two savages who had never been taught to speak, but hud been bred up remote from the societies of men, would naturally begin to form that language by which...
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A Sequel to the Diversions of Purley: Containing an Essay on English Verbs ...

John Barclay (of Calcots.) - 1826 - 164 pages
...particular names, to denote par" ticular objects, that is, the institution of nouns sub" stantive, would, probably, be one of the first steps " towards...begin " to form that language by which they would endeavour " to make their mutual wants intelligible to each other, by " uttering certain sounds, whenever...
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The Mental Guide: Being a Compend of the First Principles of Metaphysics ...

1828 - 384 pages
...names general names, applicable to whatever exists conformable to such abstract ideas. The assignation of particular names, to denote particular objects...the first steps towards the formation of Language. The particular cave, whose covering sheltered the savage from the weather ; the particular tree, whose...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...Origin of Languages, appears to me to be equally simple and satisfactory. " The assignation," says he, " of particular names, to denote particular objects...the first steps towards the formation of Language. The particular cave, whose covering sheltered the savage from the weather ; the particular tree, whose...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Thomas Brown - 1833 - 692 pages
...would be injustice to his opinion, to attempt to express it in any words but his own. " The assignation of particular names, to denote particular objects,...naturally begin to form that language by which they would endeavour to make their mutual wants intelligible to each other, by uttering certain sounds, whenever...
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