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" Arabian Nights " has never left me. I can read them even now with almost as much delight as I read them when a boy. They have had no little influence upon my life and career ; for to them I attribute that love of travel and adventure which took me to... "
Sir A. Henry Layard, G.C.B., D.C.L.: Autobiography and Letters from His ... - Page 26
by Sir Austen Henry Layard, William Napier Bruce (ed.), Sir Arthur John Otway (bart.), Sir Arthur John Otway - 1903
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Amazing Archaeologists and Their Finds

William Scheller - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1994 - 160 pages
...stories set in the deserts and palaces of the Middle East. "To them," he later wrote of these stories, "I attribute that love of travel and adventure which...led me to the discovery of the ruins of Nineveh." Because Henry's parents couldn't afford to send him to college, they sent him to be a clerk in a London...
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What is World Literature?

David Damrosch - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 324 pages
...his career. As he wrote late in life: "My admiration for the Arabian Nights has never left me. . . . They have had no little influence upon my life and...and led me to the discovery of the ruins of Nineveh" (Autobiography, 1:26-27). It is ironically appropriate that one of the most orientalist of texts ...
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Empires of the Plain: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon

Lesley Adkins - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 424 pages
...Arabian Nights. Decades later he wrote: 'My admiration for the "Arabian Nights" has never left me . . . They have had no little influence upon my life and...East, and led me to the discovery of the ruins of Nineveh.'27 This life of travel and adventure had to wait a few years, as his godfather and uncle,...
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