[INDOLOGY] The study of Sanskrit as the epitome of uselessness

victor davella vbd203 at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 25 17:09:34 EDT 2020

Regarding:  Introductory Suggestions:
Quit now before it's too late!

Almost the same quote in the same location is given in Felix Otter's
Grundkurs Sanskrit, p. ix:
,,Give up now before it's too late.''
Handschriftlicher Zusatz eines anonymen Vor-
besitzers unter der Überschrift ,,Introductory
Suggestions'' in einem antiquarisch erworbenen
Exemplar von C.R. Lanmans Sanskrit Reader.

Could this be the very same book or is it a coincidence?

All the Best,

On Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 6:39 PM Jayandra Soni via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> wrote:

> When in the 1980s I bought, second hand, Lanman's A Sanskrit Reader,
> the previous owner wrote this in clear writing on p. xv below Lanman's
> Introductory Suggestions:
> Quit now before it's too late!
> Scanned and attached the first paragraph.
> I didn't follow the advice to quit.
> Jay Soni
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