Christminster Famous Quotes & Sayings

2 Christminster Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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Ever since his first ecstasy or vision of Christminster and its possibilities, Jude had meditated much and curiously on the probable sort of process that was involved in turning the expressions of one language into those of another. He concluded that a grammar of the required tongue would contain, primarily, a rule, prescription, or clue of the nature of a secret cipher, which, once known, would enable him, by merely applying it, to change at will all words of his own speech into those of the foreign one. His childish idea was, in fact, a pushing to the extremity of mathematical precision what is everywhere known as Grimm's Law - an aggrandizement of rough rules to ideal completeness. Thus he assumed that the words of the required language were always to be found somewhere latent in the words of the given language by those who had the art to uncover them, such art being furnished by the books aforesaid.Thomas Hardy Christminster Sayings By Thomas Hardy: Ever since his first ecstasy or vision of Christminster and its possibilities, Jude had meditated
And intellect at Christminster is new wine in old bottles.Thomas Hardy Christminster Sayings By Thomas Hardy: And intellect at Christminster is new wine in old bottles.