Wednesday, May 28, 2008

The Poles in the United States of America Preceded by the Earliest History of the Slavonians, and by the History of Poland Author: Charles V. Kraitsir

The Poles in the United States of America Preceded by the Earliest History of the Slavonians, and by the History of Poland Author: Charles V. Kraitsir: "The language of the Slavonians appeared harti to the ears of the Greeks It was able to express but the most common thoughts and indis pensible wants Its oldest monuments are the translation ot the bible and other church books New ideas were developed new words were formed with the adoption of the Christian religion and with the progress of civilization In consequence of the intercourse of different Slavonian tribes with different foreign nations the Slavonian language was developed into several dialects of which the principal are 1 The Polish containing many Latin and German grammatical forms In regard to softness it holds the middle between the Russian and Cech It is spoken in the kingdom of Poland in several parts of Prussia and of Austria by the nobles of Litwania Yolhynia Podolia Ukraine and by the people "

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