Note 034
From Chapter 17 of the Decline & Fall

The accurate Thevenot (l. i. c. 15) walked in one hour and three-quarters round two of the sides of the triangle, from the Kiosk of the Seraglio to the seven towers. D'Anville examines with care, and receives with confidence, this decisive testimony, which gives a circumference of ten or twelve miles. The extravagant computation of Tournefort (Lettre Xl.) of thirty-four or thirty miles, without including Scutari, is a strange departure from his usual character

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