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The Jeffersonian cyclopedia;

a comprehensive collection of the views of Thomas Jefferson classified and arranged in alphabetical order under nine thousand titles relating to government, politics, law, education, political economy, finance, science, art, literature, religious freedom, morals, etc.;
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1215. CHERBOURG, Expense of.—

That work will be steadily pursued, and, in all
probability, be finally successful. They calculate
on half a million of livres, say twenty thousand
pounds sterling, for every cone, and that
there will be from seventy to eighty cones.
Probably they must make more cones. Suppose


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one hundred; this will be two millions of
pounds sterling. Versailles has cost fifty millions
of pounds sterling. Ought we to doubt
then that they will persevere to the end in a
work, small and useful in proportion as the
other was great and foolish?—
To Mr. Cutting. Washington ed. ii, 438.
(P. 1788)