Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton Quote

Archaeology has been called the handmaid of history; and, indeed, without its aid, history would as little represent the particular time it endeavors to recall as the drawing of a skeleton would represent the features and the form by which the individual human being was recognised while in life.


Speeches of Edward, Lord Lytton (Volume 2), XXXIV (p. 193)

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Archaeology has been called the handmaid of history; and, indeed, without its aid, history would as little represent the particular time it endeavors ...

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Archaeology has been called the handmaid of history; and, indeed, without its aid, history would as little represent the particular time it endeavors ...

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Archaeology has been called the handmaid of history; and, indeed, without its aid, history would as little represent the particular time it endeavors ...

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Archaeology has been called the handmaid of history; and, indeed, without its aid, history would as little represent the particular time it endeavors ...