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Mr. Layard impressed me as more taken up with concerns of Nineveh and Wardour Street than of la haute politique.Romantic Spain|John Augustus O'Shea
One volume that he read from cover to cover before he was eight years old was Layard's "Nineveh."Bert Lloyd's Boyhood|J. McDonald Oxley
Judging from his name, "twists and needles," he or his father was probably a pedlar (Layard's edition of "Kugler," i. 334).
This mode of crossing rivers, we learn from Dr. Layard, is still practised in Armenia both by men and women.
Layard, “Discoveries in the ruins of Nineveh and Babylon,” p. 191.The Preservation of Antiquities|Friedrich Rathgen