Racial Contrasts: Distinguishing Traits of the Graeco-Latins and Teutons

Racial Contrasts: Distinguishing Traits of the Graeco-Latins and Teutons

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Racial Contrasts: Distinguishing Traits of the Graeco-Latins and Teutons

Racial Contrasts: Distinguishing Traits of the Graeco-Latins and Teutons

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Most prominent among the Aryan races are the Græco-Latins and Teutons: besides the ancient Greeks and Romans, the former comprise the Italians, Spaniards, Portuguese, French, and Wallachians; the latter include the Germans, English, Dutch, and Scandinavians. Though resembling one another in many respects when compared with non-Aryan peoples, these races exhibit striking differences of character and institutions when contrasted inter se. The Greeks and Latins are talkative, vivacious, and quick in their actions, the English and Germans taciturn and deliberative. The latter are passionate lovers of nature, the former evince but little enthusiasm for the glories of Pan. Southern . . .

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