Subject to this qualification, the proportion of the forms in -ing, is a measure of the Germanism of the population.
In the day of their power they were more tolerant of Germanism.
This topic of Germanism haunted Wagner for years, and I may have a little to say about it later.
He pretends that there is no difference between Anglo-Saxonism and Germanism.
This Germanism appears ready to continue after the War to be the malignant and would-be assassin of other civilizations.
England is now showing on what feeble feet its Germanism rests, how unsound, how profoundly unworthy of the German Thought it is.
Germanism, with its ideal of force, is contrasted with the ideal of Greek and Christian culture and philosophy.
Germanism in its later and worst form would be the inspiriting thought and philosophy of the hour.
Perhaps by a patriotic sympathy for the composer, who actually devoted his whole life to singing the praise of Germanism.
Polonism had resisted the utmost efforts of Germanism and Slavonism for more than a hundred years.