Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" Language is something more palpable than a fold of the brain, or an angle of the skull. It admits of no cavilling, and no process of natural selection will ever distil significant words out of the notes of birds or the cries of beasts. "
Lectures on the Science of Language: Delivered at the Royal Institution of ... - Page 346
by Friedrich Max Müller - 1862
Full view - About this book

Journal

Liverpool Geological Association - 1883
...says, is the great barrier between the brute and man. " No power of Natural Selection can ever distil significant words out of the notes of birds or the cries of beasts." All these points, as I said, I have been obliged simply to notice. But, lastly, nothing that has been...
Full view - About this book

The Science of Language: Founded on Lectures Delivered at the ..., Volume 1

Friedrich Max Müller - 1891
...the triumphant conqueror in the primeval struggle for life. Language is something more palpable than a fold of the brain or an angle of the skull. It admits...cavilling, and no process of natural selection will ever distil significant words out of the notes of birds or the cries of beasts. language the Barrier between...
Full view - About this book

Handbook of Greek and Latin palaeography

Sir Edward Maunde Thompson - 1893 - 343 pages
...A book which tells more than the outside of things, for ' language is pomething more palpable than a fold of the brain or an angle of the skull.' It is, in fact, the heart of all history. Professor Roemer has grasped this truth, and holds it firmly....
Full view - About this book

The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present ..., Volume 8

David Josiah Brewer - 1899 - 4107 pages
...something more palpable than a fold of the brain, or an angle of the skull. It admits of no caviling, and no process of natural selection will ever distill...birds or the cries of beasts. Language, however, is the only outward sign. We may point to it in our arguments, we may challenge our opponent to produce...
Full view - About this book

Orations: Roman orators

1900
...the triumphant conqueror in the primeval struggle for life. Language is something more palpable than a fold of the brain, or an angle of the skull. It...cavilling, and no process of natural selection will ever distil significant words out of the notes of birds or the cries of beasts. Language, however, is the...
Full view - About this book

The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present ..., Volume 8

David Josiah Brewer - 1901 - 4107 pages
...the triumphant conqueror in the primeval struggle for life. Language is something more palpable than a fold of the brain, or an angle of the skull. It admits of no caviling, and no process of natural selection will ever distill significant words out of the notes...
Full view - About this book

Orators of continental Europe

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1903
...the triumphant conqueror in the primeval struggle for life. Language is something more palpable than a fold of the brain, or an angle of the skull. It...cavilling, and no process of natural selection will ever distil significant words oat of the notes of birds or the cries of beasts. Language, however, is the...
Full view - About this book

Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 20

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 pages
...the triumphant conqueror in the primeval struggle for life. Language is something more palpable than a fold of the brain, or an angle of the skull. It...cavilling, and no process of natural selection will ever distil significant words oat of the notes of birds or the cries of beasts. Language, however, is the...
Full view - About this book

Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 20

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 pages
...angle of the skull. It admits of no cavilling, and no process of natural selection will ever distil significant words out of the notes of birds or the cries of beasts. Language, however, is the only outward sign. We may point to it in our arguments, we may challenge our opponent to produce...
Full view - About this book

English Authors: A Handbook of English Literature from Chaucer to Living Writers

Mildred Lewis Rutherford - 1906 - 750 pages
...extract : " Man speaks, but no brute has ever uttered a word. Language is something more palpable than a fold of the brain, or an angle of the skull. It admits of no caviling, and no process of natural selection will ever distill significant words out of the notes...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF