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" ... manner. I walked with him round his grounds, to visit his pet trees, and improvements of various kinds; during the walk, he pointed out to my observation a conical mountain, rising singly at the edge of the southern horizon of the landscape: its distance,... "
Travels in Canada and the United States in 1816 and 1817 - Page 254
by Francis Hall - 1818 - 332 pages
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The Literary Panorama and National Register, Volume 9

English literature - 1819
...singly at the edge of the southern horizon of the landscape : its distance he •••>!, was forty miles, and its dimensions those of the greater Egyptian...same distance ; there is a small cleft visible on its submit, through which, the true meridian of Monticello exactly passes: its most singular property,...
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Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson: With ...

B. L. Rayner - Presidents - 1832 - 556 pages
...rising singly at the edge of the southern horizon of the landscape; its distance, he said, was forty miles, and its dimensions those of the greater Egyptian pyramid ; so that it actually represents the appearance of the pyramid at the same distance. There is a small cleft visible...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - Presidents - 1858
...rising singly at the edge of the southern horizon of the landscape : its distance, he said, was forty miles, and its dimensions those of the greater Egyptian...appearance of the pyramid at the same distance ; there is я small cleft visible on its summit, through which the true meridian of Montieello exactly passes;...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - Presidents - 1858
...rising singly at the edge of the southern horizon of the landscape : it; distance, he said, was forty miles, and its dimensions those of the greater Egyptian...accurately represents the appearance of the pyramid at the sume distance ; there is a small cleft visible on its summit, through which the true meridian of Monticello...
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The life of Thomas Jefferson, Issue 114, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - 1858
...rising singly at the edge of the southern horizon of the landscape : its distance, he said, was forty miles, and its dimensions those of the greater Egyptian...so that it accurately represents the appearance of tlie pyramid at the same distance ; there is a small cleft vi.-iblc on its summit, through which the...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - Presidents - 1868
...rising singly at the edge of the southern horizon of the landscape : its distance, he said, was forty miles, and its dimensions those of the greater Egyptian...on its summit, through which the true meridian of Monticcllo exactly passes ; its most singular property, however, is, that on different occasions it...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - United States - 1871
...rising singly at the edge of the southern horizon of the landscape : its distance, he said, was forty miles, and its dimensions those of the greater Egyptian...accurately represents the appearance of the pyramid at ihe same distance ; there is a small cleft visible on its summit, through which the true meridian of...
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The Domestic Life of Thomas Jefferson

Presidents - 1871 - 432 pages
...said, was forty miles, and its dimensions those of the greater Egyptian pyramid; so that it actually represents the appearance of the pyramid at the same distance. There is a small cleft visible on the summit, through which the true meridian of Monticello exactly passes; its most singular property,...
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The Domestic Life of Thomas Jefferson

Presidents - 1871 - 432 pages
...rising singly at the edge of the southern horizon of the landscape ; its distance, he said, was forty miles, and its dimensions those of the greater Egyptian pyramid ; so that it actually represents the appearance of the pyramid at the same distance. There is a small cleft visible...
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Life of Thomas Jefferson, Third President of the United States

James Parton - 1883 - 764 pages
...rising singly at the edge of the southern horizon of the landscape : its distance, he said, was fortj- miles, and its dimensions those of the greater Egyptian pyramid; so that it accurate!}' represents the appearance of the pyramid at the same distance. There is a small cleft visible...
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