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  • In material it resembled the finest statuary marble, -- but rather the crystalline marbles of Vermont, with their brilliant half-sparkle, than the dead polish of the Parian; while the form and character of this fa├žade suggested some fascinating, supernatural consent of chance and art, of fracture with sculpturesque and architectural design.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 87, January, 1865

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