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" ... miles in length ; but narrow, and of unequal breadth, and nearly flat on the top. The fides are fo fteep, as to appear almoft perpendicular in every part ; for where it was t 2... "
Memoir of a Map of Hindoostan: Or, The Mogul Empire: with an Introduction ... - Page 234
by James Rennell - 1793 - 479 pages
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Travels in India, During the Years 1780, 1781, 1782, & 1783

William Hodges - 1783 - 156 pages
...has been fcraped away ; and the height, from the plain below, is from two hundred to three hundred feet. The rampart conforms to the edge of the precipice all round, and the only entrance is by fteps running up the fide of the rock, defended on the fide next the country by a wall and baftions,...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 13

1788
...it has been feraped away ; and the height from ihe plain below is from two hundred tothree hundred feet. The rampart conforms to the edge of the precipice all round j and the only entrance to it is by Iteps running op the fide of tlie rock, defended on the fide next...
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Encyclopędia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 8, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797
...appear almoft perpendicular in every part ; for where it was not naturally fo, it has been fcraped away ; and, the height from the plain below is from 200 to 300 feet. The rampart conforms to the ec!ge of the precipice all round ; and the only entrance to it is by .Iteps running up the fide of...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 1

...has been fcraped away j and the height, from the plain below, is from two hundred to three hnudred feet. The rampart conforms to the edge of the precipice all round, and the only e'ntiante is by (leps running up the fide of the rock, defended in the £de next the country by a wall...
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The General Gazetteer: Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary : Containing ...

Richard Brookes - 1801 - 306 pages
...it was not naturally fo, it has been fcarped away; and the height from the plain below, is from too to 300 feet. The rampart conforms to the edge of the precipice all around ; and the only entrance to it is by fteps running up the fide of the rock, which are defended...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 10

1823
...appear almost perpendicular in every part ; for where it was not naturally so, it has been scraped away ; and the height from the plain below is from...precipice all round ; and the only entrance to it is hy steps running up the side of the rock, defended on the side next the country by a wall and bastions,...
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Darby's Universal Gazetteer, Or, A New Geographical Dictionary ...

Richard Brookes, William Darby - 1827 - 892 pages
...to appear almost perpendicular in every part; for where it was not naturally so, it has been scraped away ; and the height from the plain below is from 200 to 300 feet This place is considered as the Gibraltar of the E. ; but, in 1780, Major Popham took it, by MI unexpected...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 10

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...it was not naturally so, it had been scraped away ; and the height from the plain below is from 2OO to 300 feet. The rampart conforms to the edge of the...to it is by steps running up the side of the rock, defended on the side next the country by a. wall and bastions, and farther guarded by seven stone gateways,...
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The Indian epitome: a list of the principal provinces, cities [&c.] with ...

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...flat on the top, with sides almost perpendicular, from 200 to 300 feet above the surrounding plain. The rampart conforms to the edge of the precipice all round ; and the only entrance is by steps running up the side of the rock, defended on the sid'e next the country by a wall and bastions....
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The general gazetteer: or, Compendious geographical dictionary. revised by A ...

Richard Brookes - 1869
...fiat on the top, with sides almost perpendicular, from 200 to 300 feet above the surrounding plain. The rampart conforms to the edge of the precipice all round ; and the only entrance is by steps running up the side of the rock, defended on the side next the country by a wall and bastions....
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