Sir William Jones, 1746-94: A Commemoration
The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 2006 - 169 pagina's
This volume publishes the results of the "Jones Day" conference, a meeting of scholars at his alma mater (University College, Oxford) on the bicentennial of his death. Contents: Sir William Jones as Comparative Lawyer, David Ibetson; Sir William Jones and the Classical Tradition, Richard Fynes; Sir William Jones as an Arabist, Alan Jones. Lives of Sir William Jones, Thomas R. Trautmann; Sanskrit Manuscripts of Sir William Jones in the Bodleian Library, Gillian Evison; Sir William Jones, University College, and Its Portraits, Peter Bayley.
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Pagina 6 - ... years. The faculties of his mind, by nature vigorous, were improved by constant exercise; and his memory, by habitual practice, had acquired a capacity of retaining whatever had once been impressed upon it. To an unextinguished ardour for Universal Knowledge he joined a perseverance, in the pursuit of it, which subdued all obstacles. His studies began with the dawn, and, during the intermissions of Professional duties, were continued throughout the day. Reflection and meditation strengthened...