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" ... children of Walter Savage Landor, who was at that time residing with his wife and family in a villa near Fiesole. A more joyous and happy company of children than we formed could not well be imagined. Even at that early age I had a keen appreciation... "
Sir A. Henry Layard, G.C.B., D.C.L.: Autobiography and Letters from His ... - Page 24
by Sir Austen Henry Layard, William Napier Bruce (ed.), Sir Arthur John Otway (bart.), Sir Arthur John Otway - 1903
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Sketches on the old road through France to Florence

Henry Woodd Nevinson, Montgomery Carmichael - Italy - 1906 - 328 pages
...imagined. Even at that early age. ... I was never tired, stretched under the shadow of an olive-tree, of contemplating the glorious view of Florence beneath,...graceful campanile of Giotto rising above the city." — AH Layard• Plate 44 cany are difficult to find out), and made special provision for helping-...
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Empires of the Plain: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon

Lesley Adkins - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 424 pages
...Layard adored the city, he still much preferred wandering the countryside than attending school: 'I was never tired, stretched under the shade of an olive...the graceful Campanile of Giotto rising above the city.'26 He learned little at school except Italian, but benefited greatly from the constant flow of...
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