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" ... to me a- far more bold attempt than that of the pyramids of Egypt. There is a fair entrance into this subterraneous temple, which is an oblong square, in length about 80 or 90 feet, by 40 broad. "
A Voyage to the East Indies: Containing Authentic Accounts of the Mogul ... - Page 56
by John Henry Grose - 1772
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 26

English essays - 1757
...tz in breadth, at termed, considering the immenfe work>»>jnfhi[> of fuch an excavation; and "feeYnt 'to 'me a far more bold attempt, than that of the...pyramids of Egypt. There is a fair entrance into this fubtefnri«oin temple, wVith is an oblong fquare p:r end of which, as you turn to the right, prefents...
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Annual Register, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - History - 1759
...down. Of the meaning, or hillorv of this image, there is no tradition old enough to give any account. bold attempt, than that of the pyramids of Egypt. There is a fair entrance into this fubterraneout temple, which is an oblong fquare, in length about 80 Or 90 feet, by 40 broad. The roof...
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Annual Register, Volume 1

History - 1764
...termed, confidently the immenfe workraanibip of fuch an excavation ; and ieems to me a far more 335 bold attempt, than that of the pyramids of Egypt. There is a fair entrance into this fubterraneoua temple, which is an oblong fquare, in length about 80 or 90 feet, by 40 broad. The roof...
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A Voyage to the East Indies: Began in 1750 with Observations ..., Volume 1

John Henry Grose - India - 1766
...magnificent temple; for fuch furely it may be termed, confidering the immenfe workmanfhip of fuch art excavation, and feems to me a far more bold attempt...about eighty or ninety foot, by forty broad. The roof is nothing but the rock cut flat a-top, and in which I could not difcern any thing that did not (hew...
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The new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1807
...Curdy it may be termed, confidering the imiiuiifc workir.sniliip of Cucb an excavation ; and it fesms to me a far more bold attempt than that of the pyramids of Igypt. There is a fair entrance into this fubtcrranrous temple, which is an oblong fquare, in length...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 8

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...sucli surely it may be termed, considering the immense workmanship of such an excavation ; and seems to me a- far more bold attempt than that of the pyramids of Egypt. There is a fair entrance into this subterraneous temple, which is an oblong square, in length about 80 or 90 feet, by 40 broad. The roof...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository

...such surely it may be termed, considering the immense workmanship of such an excavation, and seems to me a far more bold attempt than that of the pyramids of Egypt. There is a fair entrance into this subterraneous temple, which is an oblong square, in length about thirty yards by thirteen yards broad....
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A Voyage to China: Including a Visit to the Bombay Presidency; the ..., Volume 1

Julius Berncastle - Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) - 1850
...such surely it may be termed, considering the immense workmanship of such an excavation, and seems to me a far more bold attempt than that of the pyramids of Egypt. " There is a fair entrance into this subterraneous temple, which is an oblong square, in length about 135 feet by 120 broad. The roof is...
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Treasury of nature, science, and art, ed. by W. Anderson

Treasury - 1853
...such surely it may be termed, considering the immense workmanship of such an excavation, and seems to me a far more bold attempt than that of the pyramids of Egypt. There is a fair entrance into this subterraneous temple, which is an oblong square, in length about eighty or ninety feet, by forty broad....
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Transactions of the Philosophical Society of New South Wales

Science - 1866
...considering the immense labour involved in such an excavation, an attempt that appears far more bold than that of the pyramids of Egypt. There is a fair entrance into this subterraneous temple, which is an oblong square, in length 135 feet by 120 broad. The floor not being...
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