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" ... roof of a house. There were eleven of these steps, each of which was four feet high, so that the height of the pile was forty-four feet: each step was formed of one course of white coral stone... "
A Lady's Cruise in a French Man-of-war - Page 25
by Constance Frederica Gordon Cumming - 1882 - 389 pages
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged in ...

General history - 1814
...which was neatly squared and polished ; the rest of the mass, for there was no hollow within, consisted of round pebbles, which, from the regularity of their figure, seemed to have been wrought. Some of the coral-stones were very large ; we measured one of them, and found it three feet and a half...
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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 12

Robert Kerr - Voyages and travels - 1814
...which was neatly squared and polished ; the rest of the mass, for there was no hollow within, consisted of round pebbles, which, from the regularity of their figure, seemed to have been wrought. Some of the coral-stones 'were very large ; we measured one of them, and found it three feet and a...
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A General History of Voyages and Travels to the End of the 18th ..., Volume 12

Robert Kerr - 1814
...which was neatly squared and polished ; the rest of the mass, for there was no hollow within, consisted of round pebbles, which, from the regularity of their figure, seemed to have been wrought. Some of the coral-stones "were very large ; we measured one of them, and found it three feet and a...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 14

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...which was neatly squared and polished ; the rest of the mass (for there was no hollow within) consisted of round pebbles, which, from the regularity of their figure, seemed to have been wrought. The foundation was of rock stones, which were also squared. In the middle of the top stood an image...
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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Arranged ..., Volume 12

Robert Kerr - Explorers - 1824
...which was neatly squared and polished ; the rest of the mass, for there was no hollow within, consisted of round pebbles, which, from the regularity of their figure, seemed to have been wrought. Some of the coral,stonet were very large ; we measured one of them, and found it three feet and a half...
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The Voyages of Captain James Cook, Volume 1

James Cook - Oceania - 1842
...which was neatly squared and polished ; the rest of the mass, for there was no hollow within, consisted of round pebbles, which, from the regularity of their figure, seemed to have been wrought. Some of the coral stones were very large ; we measured one of them, and found it three feet and a half...
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Pre-historic Times

Sir John Lubbock - Archaeology - 1865 - 512 pages
...which was neatly squared and polished ; the rest of the mass, for there was no hollow within, consisted of round pebbles, which, from the regularity of their figure, seemed to have been wrought, "f A very similar account of this structure has been more recently given by Wilson, J who makes the...
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Pre-historic Times: As Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and ...

Sir John Lubbock - Antiquities - 1865 - 512 pages
...which was neatly squared and polished ; the rest of the mass, for there was no hollow within, consisted of round pebbles, which, from the regularity of their figure, seemed to have been wrought."f A very similar account of this structure has been more recently given by Wilson, J who makes...
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Monarchs of ocean: Columbus and Cook

1866
...which was neatly squared and polished ; the rest of the mass, for there was no hollow within, consisted of round pebbles, which, from the regularity of their figure, seemed to have been wrought. Some of the coral stones were very large ; we measured one of them, and found it three feet and a half...
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The English Circumnavigators: The Most Remarkable Voyages Round the World by ...

David Laing Purves - Explorers - 1874 - 831 pages
...which was neatly squared and polished ; the rest of the mass, for there was no hollow within, consisted of round pebbles, which, from the regularity of their figure, seemed to have been wrought. Some of the coral-stones were very large ; wo measured one of them, and found it three feet and a half...
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