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" The one great barrier between the brute and man is language. Man speaks, and no brute has ever uttered a word. Language is our Rubicon, and no brute will dare to cross it. "
Lectures on the Science of Language: Delivered at the Royal Institution of ... - Page 346
by Friedrich Max Müller - 1862
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The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to Ư the ..., Volume 8

David Josiah Brewer - 1899
...world ? I answer without hesitation : The one great barrier between the brute and man is language. Man speaks, and no brute has ever uttered a word. Language...Rubicon, and no brute will dare to cross it. This is our matter-of-fact answer to those who speak of development, who think they discover the rudiments at least...
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Orations: Roman orators

1900
...world? I answer without hesitation: The one great barrier between the brute and man is language. Man speaks, and no brute has ever uttered a word. Language...Rubicon, and no brute will dare to cross it. This is our matter-of-fact answer to those who speak of development, who think they discover the rudiments at least...
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Orators of continental Europe

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1903
...one great barrier between the brute and man Is language. Man speaks, and no brute has ever altered a word. Language is our Rubicon, and no brute will dare to cross it. This is our matter-of-fact answer to those who speak of development, who think they discover the rudiments at least...
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 20

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 pages
...world? I answer without hesitation: The one great barrier between the brute and man is language. Man speaks, and no brute has ever uttered a word. Language...Rubicon, and no brute will dare to cross it. This is our matter-of-fact answer to those who speak of development, who think they discover the rudiments at least...
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The Meaning of Rationalism: And Other Essays

Charles Watts - 1905 - 202 pages
...replying to the inquiry, " What is the difference between the brute and man?" Max Miiller says : " Man speaks, and no brute has ever uttered a word. Language is our Eubicon, and no brute has ever crossed it." The following excerpt from the introduction to Agassiz's...
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The Adventure of Life

Robert William MacKenna - 1919 - 233 pages
...highest importance. According to him, " The one great barrier between the brute and man is language. Man speaks; and no brute has ever uttered a word. Language is our Rubicon, and no brute has ever crossed it." This is, perhaps, a somewhat strong declaration. We may not be able to write...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 41

1897
...Miiller says in a famous passage : ' The one great barrier between the brute and man is language. Man speaks, and no brute has ever uttered a word. Language...our Rubicon, and no brute will dare to cross it.' 2 This is a remarkably dogmatic assertion. It entirely overlooks the fact that the sounds made by cats,...
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Scholar Extraordinary: The Life of Professor the Rt. Hon. Friedrich Max ...

Nirad C. Chaudhuri - 1974 - 393 pages
...world? He answered without hesitation: 'The one great barrier between the brute and man is Language. Man speaks, and no brute has ever uttered a word. Language...our Rubicon, and no brute will dare to cross it.' He went on repeating this idea, and the impossibility of man's ever developing his faculty of speech...
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[The correspondence ] ; The correspondence of ..., Volume 10; Volume 1862

Charles Darwin, Joy Harvey, Duncan M. Porter, Jonathan R. Topham - 1997
...animals arc separated by the barrier of language .Max Müller 1861. p. 340:: Man speaks, and no bruie has ever uttered a word. Language is our Rubicon, and no brute will dare со cross it. This is our matter of fact answer to those who speak of development, who think they...
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The Social Cage: Human Nature and the Evolution of Society

Alexandra Maryanski, Jonathan H. Turner - 1992 - 213 pages
...great comparative linguist, wrote: "The one great barrier between the brute and man is language. . . . Language is our Rubicon, and no brute will dare to cross it" (p. 403; emphasis in the original). Thus, whether conceptualized as a unique and autonomous "language...
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