Re: Amazon got lucky that Mozilla gave up
Ada might be too verbose for your taste, but it is consistent.
Pascal took a lot longer to sink than the others, but there's not a lot of it floating around now. (Back in the 80s, I built utilities with it that had thousands of users.) It's true it left a trace in Swift's and golang's declaration syntax. I can't think off-hand of any other way it influenced modern languages; everything else came from Algol-60.
Python is, I would argue, somewhat elegant within its original intended purposes. It's flawed, e.g. the "__init__" muck, but then I did say I "quite liked" it rather than listing it with the others.