Davids, Arthur Lumley
Davids, Arthur Lumley a Jewish writer, was born in London in 1811, and died July 17, 1832. Before he was twenty, he delivered a lecture in the presence of the "Society for the Cultivation of Hebrew Literature," on The Philosophy of the Jews, replete with deep learning and profound research, and published in 1833. He also wrote a Grammar of the Turkish Language, with a Preliminary Discourse on the Language and Literature, of Eastern Nations (London, 1832), a work which called forth the most unqualified praise from the most competent judges of the subject. See Furst, Bibl. Jud. 1:202. (B.P.).