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The following is an excerpt taken from a book by Thomas Pendergast written in 1864 entitled 'The Mastery of Languages' (it can be found on The Forgotten books website). It pretty much sums up what people contemporary to the Cardinal knew of his learning method(s). "The late Cardinal Mezzofanti, indisputably the greatest linguist that ever lived, has ...


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