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and the only pieces
of rock which we
find are a kind
of flint coated with
chalk- but
the great rocks of
Stonehenge are of
a kind not to be
found within two or -Stonehenge-
three hundred miles, very hard and durable Some here attributed
these ruins to the Romans, but they never originated such- We have
seen that the oldest Roman ruins contained the longest blocks (BC 496) but
these ruins displayed as correct and beautiful architecture as any building
of the present day, while these blocks appear to have been left
perfectly plain without capitals, bases, cornice joints, or anything to
ornament the structure. The blocks are standing in a circle,
of about ninety feet diameter, within the outer circle is a corridor about
ten feet, then an inner row of blocks. In the outer row seventeen blocks
are yet standing, and six of the inner row, while nine are laying down,
besides many smaller blocks which are scattered standing and laying.
The larger blocks are seven to eight feet wide, three to four feet thick
and nineteen to twenty feet above ground, said to stand five feet into
the earth. The cross pieces are all quite level and the whole struc-
ture may once have been squarely hewn, but now they are very rough.
In every instance the rock up to the cross pieces (20 ft) consists entirely of
one single block- Where did they find them, and how did

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