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" as a great traveller in Eastern lands, which had a mysterious attraction for me, and with which my earliest dreams were associated.' Henry used to see him in the Austens' house : He excited my wonder perhaps my admiration by his extraordinary... "
Sir A. Henry Layard, G.C.B., D.C.L.: Autobiography and Letters from His ... - Page 49
by Sir Austen Henry Layard, William Napier Bruce (ed.), Sir Arthur John Otway (bart.), Sir Arthur John Otway - 1903
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1903
...him talked about ; and the publication of his books had enhanced the effect Layard declares that ' h patterns, with much gold embroidery ; velvet pantaloons ; and shoes adorned with ribbons.' One wit...
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The Conquest of Assyria: Excavations in an Antique Land, 1840-1860

Mogens Trolle Larsen - History - 1996 - 390 pages
...these letters. Layard says about Disraeli: I constantly met Benjamin Disraeli at my uncle's house. ... He excited my wonder - perhaps my admiration - by...of the most gorgeous colours and the most fantastic patterns, with much gold embroidery, velvet pantaloons, and shoes adorned with red rosettes. I thought...
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