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  • adj. Archaic form of Slavic.


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  • Many people, especially those of the Sclavic races, have more or less embryonic noses.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883

  • And thus the shrewd king, by refusing to those who owned their guilt the pardon which he granted to the conquered foe, destroyed almost the entire stock of the Sclavic race.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX

  • It is true the Sclavic languages make use of many consonants, but their connection is generally sonorous, sometimes pleasant to the ear, and scarcely ever entirely discordant, even when the combinations are more striking than agreeable.

    Life of Chopin

  • Even though I may have wounded your characteristically haughty, shrinking, and Sclavic susceptibilities in rendering so public a tribute to your artistic skill, forgive me!

    Life of Chopin

  • In very truth are not the Sclavic women utterly incomparable?

    Life of Chopin

  • The Sclavic peasants around her considered her a saint.

    France in the Nineteenth Century

  • Sclavic literature by the publication of his Dziady, and his romantic Ballads, as early as 1818, proved afterwards, by the publication at his Grazyna and Wallenrod, that he could triumph over the difficulties that classic restrictions oppose to inspiration, and that, when holding the classic lyre of the ancient poets, he was still master.

    Life of Chopin

  • The Sclaves, at one time, were masters of all the southern shore of the Baltic, where their descendants are still to be found, though they have lost their language, and call themselves Germans; but the word Zernevitz near Dantzic, still attests that the Sclavic language was once common in those parts.

    The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'

  • There is scarcely a race or language in the world more extended than the Sclavic.

    The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'

  • Sclavic, and means black water; in Turkish, kara su; even as Tzernebock means black god; and Belgrade, or Belograd, means the white town; even as

    The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'


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