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Nicholas Horsfall

Nicholas Horsfall taught at University College London for 16 years and has been a private scholar for rather longer. He lives in Wester Ross.

Translating Horace

Nicholas Horsfall, 23 June 2005

At Mrs H.G. Wells’s funeral on 22 October 1927, Virginia Woolf was surprised that HGW’s ‘typewritten sheets’ were read by ‘a shaggy, shabby old scholar’, T.E. Page. In 1981, Niall Rudd wrote a short biography of the scholar and controversialist, who taught classics at Charterhouse, was once seen by Osbert Lancaster accompanying Lady Asquith down Bond St,...

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