1 The kingdom is upwards of three hundred leagues in diameter, and divided into thirty provinces; there the Fathers possess all, and the people nothing; it is a masterpiece of reason and justice.
2 Taking it from its root in the stocks to its tip in the clouds, it is sixty fathoms long, and its diameter at its base is three feet.
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3 Any man who has been a prisoner understands how to contract himself to fit the diameter of the escape.
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4 Tyranny constrains the writer to conditions of diameter which are augmentations of force.
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5 He provided a table sixty feet in diameter, upon which I was to act my part, and pallisadoed it round three feet from the edge, and as many high, to prevent my falling over.
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6 It was about a foot long, and four inches in diameter.
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7 It is hooped round with a hollow cylinder of adamant, four feet yards in diameter, placed horizontally, and supported by eight adamantine feet, each six yards high.
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8 It is situated on a mount at one angle of the inner court, and forms a complete circle of perhaps twenty-five feet in diameter.
9 Shadwater Weir had at its foot a large circular pool, fifty feet in diameter, into which the water flowed through ten huge hatches, raised and lowered by a winch and cogs in the ordinary manner.
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10 At the end of an hour the stone was extricated from the wall, leaving a cavity a foot and a half in diameter.
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