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" Within the circle a pentagon is accurately described, having its sides 4 feet high and its angles uniformly 3 feet from the circumference of the circle, thus leaving an unbroken communication all round. Each side of the pentagon has a postern opening... "
Travels in America, Performed in the Year 1806: For the Purpose of Exploring ... - Page 32
by Thomas Ashe - 1809 - 316 pages
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Travels in America Performed in 1806: For the Purpose of Exploring ..., Volume 2

Thomas Ashe - Allegheny River (Pa. and N.Y.) - 1803 - 366 pages
...pentagon is accurately described ; having its sides four feet high, and its angles uniformly three feet from the circumference of the circle, thus leaving...passage between it and the circle; but the circle itself hasonly one grand gateway, which directly faces the town. Exactly in the centre stands a mound, about...
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American Antiquities, and Discoveries in the West: Being an Exhibition of ...

Josiah Priest - America - 1833 - 400 pages
...is a figure, having five angles or sides. Each side of the pentagon has a postern, or small gateway, opening into the passage between it and the circle...; but the circle itself has only one grand gateway outward. Exactly in the centre stands a mound about thirty feet high, supposed to have been a place...
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American Antiquities and Discoveries in the West

Josiah Priest - 1835 - 412 pages
...is a figure, having five angles or sides. Each side of the pentagon has a postern or small gateway, opening into the passage between it and the circle; but the circle itself has only one grand gateway out•ward. Exactly in the centre stands a mound about thirty feet high, supposed to have been a place...
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Hochelaga Depicta: the Early History and Present State of the City and ...

Newton Bosworth - Montréal (Québec) - 1839 - 284 pages
...is a figure, having five angles or sides. Knelt side of the pentagon has a postern or small gateway, opening into the passage between it and the circle...; but the circle itself has only one grand gateway outward. Exactly in the centre stands a mound about thirty feet high, supposed to have been a place...
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... Miscellaneous Papers Relating to Anthropology

Otis T. Mason - Mounds - 1883 - 160 pages
...circle a pentagon is accurately described, having its sides 4 feet high and its angles uniformly 3 feet from the circumference of the circle, thus leaving...between it and the circle, but the circle itself has ouly one grand gateway, which directly faces the town. Exactly in the center stands a mound, about...
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Annual Report of the board of regents of the smithsonian institution

- 1883
...circle a pentagon is accurately described, having its sides 4 feet high and its angles uniformly 3 feet from the circumference of the circle, thus leaving...opening into the passage between it and the circle, bat the circle itself has only one grand gateway, which directly faces tbe town. Exactly in the center...
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The National Magazine: (Cleveland) a Monthly Journal of American ..., Volume 6

United States - 1887
...communication all around. . . . Each side of the pentagon has a postern or small gateway, opening into a passage between it and the circle, but the circle itself has only one grand gateway outward. Exactly in the centre stands a mound thirty-three feet high, supposed to have been a place...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1883
...circle a pentagon is accurately described, having its sides 4 feet high and its angles uniformly 3 feet from the circumference of the circle, thus leaving...gateway, which directly faces the town. Exactly in the center stands a mound, about 30 feet high, hitherto considered as a repository for the dead, and which...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1883
...sides 4 feet high and its angles uniformly 3 feet from the circumference of the circle, thus leav ing an unbroken communication all round. Each side of...gateway, which directly faces the town. Exactly in the center stands a mound, about 30 feet high, hitherto considered as a repository for the dead, and which...
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