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David Urquhart


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David Henry Urquhart : Commentaries on classical learning

I shall turn for a while to Urquhart's comentaries on classical learning. O books! books! I owe you much. Ye are my spirits oil without which, its own friction against itself would wear out.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Anne Lister      Print: Book


David Urquhart : The Pillars of Hercules, or, a narrative of travel

'On reading the subjoined chapters on the Turkish Bath, in Mr Urquhart's "Pillars of Hercules", I was electrified; and resolved, if possible, to add that institution to my Establishment.'

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: Dr Richard Barter      Print: Book


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