Note 036
From Chapter 68 of the Decline & Fall

We are obliged to reduce the Greek miles to the smallest measure which is preserved in the wersts of Russia, of 547 French toises, and of 104 2/5 to a degree. The six miles of Phranza do not exceed four English miles (D'Anville, Mesures Itineraires , p. 61, 123, etc.).

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