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  • He had literary tastes, too, and carried a copy of Quentin Durward in his pocket.

    Down and Out in Paris and London

  • "There's Quentin Durward," said Fleda, – "and Rob Roy, and Guy Mannering in two little bits of volumes; and the Knickerbocker, and the Christian's Magazine, and an odd volume of Redgauntlet, and the Beauties of Scotland."

    Queechy

  • The teacher at his school had given him six – "Children of the New Forest," "Quentin Durward," "Hereward the

    Harding's Luck

  • "Quentin Durward," she adds, "was lying on the drawing-room table, and Mrs. Skene took it up and said, 'This is really too barefaced.'

    Maria Edgeworth

  • HERE, LET ME START: Commenter "Durward" embarrasses carbon-based life forms thusly:

    The ugly Blogging Tory.

  • - The engrossing Ivanhoe came first for me when reading Sir Walter Scott, but I ended up preferring Scott novels such as Quentin Durward and The Heart of Midlothian.

    Dave Astor: The Cupid-Like Pleasure of Canon Love

  • Rep. Durward Hall (R-MO), 4/8/65: … we cannot stand idly by now, as the Nation is urged to embark on an ill-conceived adventure in government medicine, the end of which no one can see, and from which the patient is certain to be the ultimate sufferer.

    Think Progress » CNN’s Crowley Suggests Democrats Debated Afghanistan Exit Strategy To ‘Make The Massa Story Go Away’

  • Just kidding; I threw Durward Kirby in there just to make sure you hadn't nodded off.

    Quitting Smack

  • On the other hand, a number of the men and women I looked up to were known users, current or former: Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Lenny Bruce, Keith Richards, Durward Kirby, William Burroughs, Ben Franklin.

    Quitting Smack

  • Another risk is that "if word comes around that the company grants equity and takes it back…people may not want to go to work for you," said Durward Gehring, a lawyer who advises companies on pay, and who also hasn't dealt with Zynga.

    Zynga Leans On Some Workers to Surrender Pre-IPO Shares

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