Monumental sentence example
We were thrilled beyond words, a monumental success.
The monumental records of Egypt are the source of the earliest information on farming.
The principal mineral resource of Vermont is its building and monumental stone, including marble and granite and a small amount of limestone.
They were seated on the type of furniture you're afraid will break, amid a thousand little figurines of dancing girls that must have presented a monumental dusting job.
The palace contains a picture gallery and collections of natural history and antiquities, and in front of it are two monumental fountains and a monument to the emperor William I.Advertisement
The arm-muscles have been studied in an absolutely exhaustive manner by Fiirbringer, who in his monumental work has tabulated and then scrutinized the chief characters of fourteen selected muscles.
It may be divided into three divisions, upper, lower and middle, each of which is distinguished by special physical features, and has played a conspicuous part in the world's history, retaining to the present day monumental evidence of the races who have lined its banks.
This monumental work seems to date from the close of the Middle Minoan age, but has been re-used for interments at successive periods (Evans, Archaeologic, 1906, p. 136 sqq.).
For this monumental work he had been gathering material for several years before the war.
Granted, what we accomplished was monumental, but coming across a similar situation and duplicating what we were able to do might not occur very often.Advertisement
This perilous expedition, a monumental instance of courage and loyalty, had no substantial result.
The original materials for Henry VIII.'s biography are practically all incorporated in the monumental Letters and Papers of the Reign of Henry VIII.
Monumental works, such as his statue of Queen Victoria at Winchester and his work at Windsor, may be handed down as his greatest achievements, but judged as art metal-work, his smaller productions, such as the centrepiece presented by the army and navy to Queen Victoria on her Jubilee, have been more important.
The result of their efforts was laid before parliament in one of the most monumental and most painstaking preambles ever prefixed to a bill.
His monumental Vergleichende Geographie, which was to have made the whole world its theme, died out in a wilderness of detail in twenty-one volumes before it had covered more of the earth's surface than Asia and a portion of Africa.Advertisement
Throughout the Fens excellently effective use is being made of monumental buildings grouped in ample grounds.
In Germany the monumental work of Professor Kattenbusch has overshadowed all other books on the subject, providing even his most ardent critics with an indispensable record of the literature of the subject.
The close resemblance of the Tibetan characters " with heads " to the Gupta inscriptions of Allahabad shows them to have been derived from the monumental writing of the period; and various arguments appear to show that the other Tibetan letters came from the same Indian character in the style in which it was used in common life.
The extant fragments and conglomerations of the Sibylline oracles, heathen, Jewish and Christian, were collected, examined, translated and explained by C. Alexandre in a monumental edition full of exemplary learning and acumen.
For two centuries these were accepted as genuine and are admitted as such even in the monumental work of Mosheim.Advertisement
The Danish antiquarian Rafn, in his monumental Antiquitates Ainericanae, published in 1837, and much discussed in America at that time, held for Rhode Island as Leif's landfall and the locality of Thorfinn's colony.
The tide of prosperity was flowing northward and such monumental energy as remained was expended more widely.
Though its vast buildings have since served as quarries for mill-stones and for the limeburner, Thebes still offers the greatest assemblage of monumental ruins in the world.
The tomb of Ahmad Shah is the only attempt at monumental architecture.
He began systematically to copy monumental inscriptions and to search for antiquities in the city and neighbourhood.Advertisement
Examples of it in later times are preserved in the royal cartouches, for here the monumental style demanded special consciseness.
Fisher, Excavations at Nippur (1st part 1905, 2nd part 1906); Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania, a monumental edition of the cuneiform texts found at Nippur, with brief introductions and notes of a more general character (1893 foil.).
It is surrounded by well-kept walls of great antiquity, and its main streets are spanned by large pailous or monumental arches, some dating from the time of the emperor Tai-ting-ti of the Yuan dynasty (1324).
Built in brick, it was found necessary to give a more monumental appearance to the walls by a casing of stucco, which remains in fair preservation to the present day.
Such men, who, capable in every field, designed the Great Pyramids and bestowed the highest monumental fame on their masters, must surely have had an insight into scientific principles that would hardly be credited to the Egyptians from the written documents alone.Advertisement
HieroglyphicThe main division is into monumental or epigraphic nieroglyphs and written hieroglyphs.
Monumental hieroglyphic lid not cease till the 3rd century A.D.
But monumental hieroglyphic may also be written from left to right, and is constantly so arranged for purposes of sym see &c. metry, e.g.
The XXIInd Dynasty returned to monumental work.
Of these Prantl's Geschichte der Logik im Abendlande (4 vols., 1855-1870), which traces the rise, development and fortunes of the Aristotelian logic to the close of the middle ages, is monumental.Advertisement
Within the enclosure, which is entered by five monumental gates, are the remains of palaces and temples, overgrown by the forest.
Of its old gates the Hohe Tor, modelled after a Roman triumphal arch, is a remarkable monumental erection of the 16th century.
The Divine Comedy, the Canzoniere and the Decameron were works of monumental art, deriving neither form nor inspiration immediately from the classic's, but applying the originality of Italian genius Petrarch to matter drawn from previous medieval sources.
It expressed itself at last in the monumental work of Don Quixote, which places Cervantes beside Rabelais, Ariosto and Shakespeare as one of the four supreme exponents of the Renaissance.
In the general distribution of parts these monumental buildings express the peculiar conditions which French society assumed under the influence of Francis I.Advertisement
The decorative sculpture of this epoch, whether combined with architecture or isolated in monumental statuary, ranks for grace and suavity with the best of Sansovino's.
We must refer the reader for further information to his monumental work entitled Experimental Researches on Electricity, in three volumes, reprinted from the Phil.
Very soon afterwards he began his chief and monumental work, the Histoire de France.
His most important works are his Dejepes literatury ceska (history of Bohemian literature), and his monumental German and Bohemian dictionary, which largely contributed to the development of the Bohemian language.
The whole material was published by the French government in two monumental publications.Advertisement
But in spite of its defects the Church History is a monumental work, which need only be compared with its continuations by Socrates, Sozomen, Theodoret, Rufinus and others, to be appreciated at its true worth.
The 14th century is also the period of enriched canopies, of niches and pinnacles and of other details of monumental sculpture reproduced in its seals.
One of the greatest of his publications was the Geographical Distribution of Animals (1876), a monumental work, which every student will maintain fully justifies its author's hope that it may bear "a similar relation to the eleventh and twelfth chapters of the Origin of Species as Mr Darwin's Animals and Plants under Domestication bears to the first."
Potthast is chiefly known through his monumental Bibliotheca historica medii aevi (1862), a guide to the sources of European history in the middle ages.
Such are the Ceasoslov, revised by Bishop Kliment of Ramnicu Valcea (1745), the Evhologion (1764), the Katavasiar (1753), The monumental publication of the Mineiu, in 12 folio volumes, by Bishops Kesarie and Filaret of Ramnicu Valcea (1776-80), is equal in im portance if it be not superior to the no less monumental publication of the Lives of Saints, also in 12 huge folio volumes, published under the direction and with the assistance of the metropolitan Veniamin of Moldavia.Advertisement
Sincai worked for nearly forty years at his monumental History of Rumania, which the Hungarian censor did not allow to be printed on account of its nationalist and anti-Magyar tendencies.
The interior, however, is finely proportioned and exhibits beautiful modern polychrome decorations, numerous pictures and interesting monumental brasses.
Seven years of constant and severe toil (1866-73) were given to the Oxford Icelandic-English Dictionary, incomparably the best guide to classic Icelandic, and a monumental example of single-handed work.
Very durable grey granite has been quarried near Aberdeen for more than 300 years, and blocked and dressed paving "setts," kerb and building stones, and monumental 'and other ornamental work of granite have long been exported from the district to all parts of the world.
To this monument and the one in honour of Washington, Baltimore owes the name " The Monumental City," frequently applied to it.
These rites are found all over the world, and in his monumental work, The Golden Bough, Dr Frazer has traced a host of extant beliefs and practices to this source.
There is a still more monumental collectionthe Carte Paperson Irish affairs in the Bodleian Library, where also the Tanner MSS.
There were also monumental gateways, and the island was protected by a stone quay all round with the necessary staircases, &c., and a Nilometer.
Wisconsin granite is especially suitable for monumental work.
In 1891 the pulpit was moved back and a monumental brass inserted in the floor to indicate the royal vault.
The foundation of the monumental work of his life was laid when he was at Exeter House.
Of his numerous writings in Icelandic, Danish and German, the History of Icelandic Geography is a monumental work.
The encyclopaedic interest in nature, although in White's day culminating in the monumental synthesis of Buffon, was also disappearing before the analytic specialism inaugurated by Linnaeus; yet the catholic interests of the simple naturalist of Selborne fully reappear a century later in the greater naturalist of Down, Charles Darwin.
Baum (1809-1878), and after their death alone, he edited the monumental edition of Calvin's works (38 vols., 1863 ff.).
Mabillon produced in all some twenty folio volumes and as many of lesser size, nearly all works of monumental erudition (the chief are named in the article Maurists).
Thus began a second truly monumental weekend, bringing us one step closer to changing all our lives.
While getting him back to the house was a monumental achievement, we had no idea if the time or even the date was correct.
That's why they visit birthplaces, places of monumental happenings like battlefields or sites of great tragediesâ€” to absorb a tiny bit of what happened there.
Having crossed the deep valley the monumental east abutment is aligned on a tight 90 degree turn.
Still they paid for this monumental blunder in the biggest fashion, beaten by a VERY poor Portugal on penalties.
Napoleon III commissioned Haussman to create the boulevards of Paris, a truly monumental vision of beauty in the public sphere.
There is still much to surprise the student of monumental brasses in the less visited parts of the English countryside.
Also of interest, the Plaza de Toros Monumental de las Ventas is the worlds biggest bullring.
It can go beyond being the merely commemorative or monumental, or a sort of expression of nostalgia.
This monumental work is the best study ever made of a submarine volcano eruption of the type to which Santorin belongs.
Gogol, described as " the Russian Dickens ", wrote this monumental farce about human greed and folly in 1835.
Throughout the empire, monumental sculptors continued to draw upon the heightened diction of classical figuration.
A monumental folly of the highest order which would have seen any respectable company or trade union chairman vacate his seat.
Examples were given of family trees constructed purely from monumental inscriptions.
To take a local example the Essex Society for Family History has transcribed the monumental inscriptions from many churchyards including ours.
His reserved judgment, a monumental judgment running to some 145 pages, was handed down on a date in February 2005.
Bullring Birmingham Commission The scale of work ranges from small bronze maquettes up to very large outdoor sculpture of monumental proportions.
Outside was a considerable yard full of monumental masonry.
To edge myself from this cocoon seems monumental, far less the daily trudge of washing and dressing.
ItÃ¢s almost like making something quite mundane become monumental.
Both strains have truly monumental implications for the supply chain.
Their role in our health is so monumental, that we simply can not afford to ignore them.
His New York street scenes of the 1940s are classic, but Burckhardt ultimately found photography too monumental.
This is a really monumental piece of work by an artist at the peak of his powers.
It's a pretty monumental occasion and I'd love to see how it all goes down.
In his wake, an absolutely monumental battle raged for second place, with up to seven cars involved at various stages.
The timber roundhouses of southern Scotland, for example, would probably have been no less monumental in their day than most Atlantic roundhouses.
Should we not question the Irishness of PÃ¡draic Pearse whose father was an English monumental sculptor who settled in Ireland?
The pride of the collection, and College icon, is a monumental sculpture by Barbara Hepworth.
Through its witty mimicry, Thank You also acts as a parody of both monumental statuary and decorative ' corporate ' sculpture.
Would such a monumental statue of the emperor have been out of place in Sussex?
On a truly monumental canvas that rivaled the grand scale of the historical tableau [comma out ]?
Priests were often depicted on monumental brasses in Eucharistic vestments with their chalices.
In Roman epitaphs we meet with the formula tumulum faciendum curavit, meaning the grave and its monument; and on the inscribed monumental stones placed over the early Christian graves of Gaul and Britain the phrase in hoc tumulo jacet expresses the same idea.
Another monumental work for which he was responsible was Die Lehre von der Elektricitdt, or, as it was called in the first instance, Lehre von Galvanismus and Elektromagnetismus, a book that is unsurpassed for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
Karamzin (12 vols., St Petersburg, 1818-29; French translation, Ii vols., 1819-26), which, though reactionary in tone and largely superseded, remains a classic. The next monumental history of Russia, that of Sergei Mikhailovich Soloviev (29 vols., Moscow, 1863-75), marks the enormous advance made since Karamzin's day in historical method and research.
Bernardino di Siena (1472) has a fine Renaissance facade by Nicolo Filotesio (commonly called Cola dell' Amatrice), and contains the monumental tomb of the saint, decorated with beautiful sculptures, and executed by Silvestro Ariscola in 1480.
Revue archeologique (1860), bi-monthly; Ami des monuments (1887); Bulletin de numismatique (1891); Revue biblique (1892); L'Annee epigraphique (1880) - a sort of supplement to the Corpus inscriptionum latinarum; Celtica (1903) - common to France and England; Gazette numismatique francaise (1897); Revue semitique d'epigraphie et d'histoire ancienne (1893); Bulletin monumental, bi-monthly; L'Intermediaire, weekly, the French " Notes and Queries," devoted to literary and antiquarian questions.
In latten also were produced the numerous monumental brasses of which a large number still exist in England (see Brasses, Monumental).
Randall (3 vols., New York, 1853), a monumental work, although marred by some special pleading, and sharing Jefferson's implacable opinions of the "Monocrats."
And if that was n't munificent enough, he swung his weightless body over into one of the graveyard 's grim looking monumental figures.
Potty training is a monumental milestone for parents and toddlers alike.
Not enough hands to take care of all that needs to be done, restricted movement and impatient people waiting behind you can turn the simple tasks described below into monumental undertakings.
For this monumental task - beyond the scope of what most professional designers would dream of undertaking - the group received $7,500 for materials and all the tools they needed.
In 1794, he began the monumental project of the grand remodeling of Monticello.
Also, a cluttered house can make even small tasks into a monumental pain.
It takes monumental patience, but if you end up with a perfect dress for under $500, it's worth it.
It's a monumental event - two popular daytime talk show icons meeting on one stage.
These charms are important religious mementos of two monumental spiritual events in a Christian person's life.
Along with the traditional golden watch and the golden handshake, retirement dinner speeches are a highlight of one of the most monumental times in a career.
This equates to more than five times the force of gravity, though just seconds later riders will feel weightless as they crest the monumental 456 foot hill.
To add the monumental success already achieved Johnathan has released a series of gaming-related products for mass consumption under his own brand name.
With such monumental growth, as well as all the related industries that have risen alongside of it, it's not at all surprising that you may be asking, "How much money does the video game industry make?"
If you're looking for a fun challenge on your computer, you can't really go wrong with the monumental range of puzzle games that you have at your disposal.
Given the monumental success that the movie franchise has been able to enjoy, it's only natural that kids and adults alike have expressed great interest in playing a Shrek 2 video game.
Still, it represented a monumental step forward for Palm, a company that had been struggling to recapture its former prominence in the smartphone and PDA market.
However, if you like to dig deeper and really get into the Thriller action, there are a couple of other ways to learn this monumental dance routine.
Creating a homeschool schedule brings many benefits, even though it may seem like a monumental task at first.
One must wonder when a product is touted as a miracle cure for most everything, as it seems the medical community would be quite excited about such a monumental discovery.
The impact of volunteering to help another is monumental, and can make a big difference in the lives of both the young and old.
Many couples are hesitant about shopping online for as monumental a purchase as an engagement ring, and certainly traditional jewelers offer ample selections and service without requiring any online access.
By learning these basics about diamonds and engagement rings before purchasing one, couples are sure to approach this monumental decision as well-educated consumers able to make a wise investment in their relationship.
Was there something monumental in your life that it took you years to recover from, but you feel that it's a story worth telling?
What you're doing is monumental.
Such a little thing, and yet it seemed so monumental.
That's why they visit birthplaces, places of monumental happenings like battlefields or sites of great tragedies— to absorb a tiny bit of what happened there.
Douglas was buried in the church of the Savoy, where a monumental brass (removed from its proper site after the fire in 1864) still records his death and interment.
The most important were the Ulai or Eulaeus (Kuran) with its tributary the Pasitigris, the Choaspes (Kerkhah), the Coprates (river of Diz called in the inscriptions), the Hedyphon or Hedypnus (Jerrahi), and the Croatis (Hindyan), besides the monumental Surappi and Ukni, perhaps to be identified with the Hedyphon and Oroatis, which fell into the sea in the marshy region at the mouth of the Tigris.
At the request of Castor,bishopof Apt, he wrote two monumental and influential treatises on the monastic life.
The critical investigation of these records is the indispensable prelude to all serious biblical study, and hasty or sweeping deductions from monumental or archaeological evidence, or versions compiled promiscuously from materials of distinct origin, are alike hazardous.
D'Avenel's Histoire iconomique de la propriete, eec. (1200-1800), is a monumental work on the history of prices in France.
There are no Malay manuscripts extant, no monumental records with inscriptions in Malay, dating from before the spreading of Islam in the archipelago, about the end of the 13th century.
The monumental work of James Stuart and Nicholas Revett, who spent three years at Athens (1751-1754), marked an epoch in the progress of Athenian topography and is still indispensable to its study, owing to the demolition of ancient buildings which began about the middle of the 18th century.
The granite (biotite, biotite-muscovite and quartz-monzonite) is of fine quality, and has been used extensively in the United States for building and monumental purposes; and the burning of lime is by far the most important industry of the city.
Monumental epitaphs record the purchase of a grave from the fossores, in many cases during the lifetime of the individual, not unfrequently stating the price.
Monumental Park is divided into four sections (containing about 1 acre each) by Superior Avenue and Ontario Street.
The publication of a monumental edition of the letters and works of Huygens was undertaken at the Hague by the Societe Hollandaise des Sciences, with the heading ¦uvres de Christian Huygens (1888), &c. Ten quarto volumes, comprising the whole of his correspondence, had already been issued in 1905.
Its importance at Rome may be judged from the abundance of monumental remains - more than 75 pieces of sculpture, loo inscriptions, and ruins of temples and chapels in all parts of the city and suburbs.
Charpentier regarded as absurd the use of Latin in monumental inscriptions, and to him was entrusted the task of supplying the paintings of Lebrun in the Versailles Gallery with appropriate legends.
Damasus showed great zeal in discovering the tombs of martyrs, adorning them with precious marbles and monumental inscriptions.
Forced back by Seti, the Kheta returned and were found holding Kadesh by Rameses II., who, in his fifth year, there fought against them and a large body of allies, drawn probably in part from beyond Taurus, the battle which occasioned the monumental poem of Pentaur.
There are also many academies and learned societies of different kinds, of which one of the most important is the Accademia della Crusca for the study of the Italian language, which undertook the publication of a monumental dictionary.
Pyramids were erected for queens as well as for kings, and the position of the queens was little inferior to that of their consorts, though, so far as monumental representations go, they always yielded precedence to the latter.
But the comparative study of religions has suggested the lines of reconstitution and the careful analysis of survivals embedded in literature and the evidence of monumental remains, and in particular of the old calendars, has enabled modern scholars to make good progress in the task of separating the elements due to different periods and influences.
Nevertheless, there is as yet no monumental evidence in favour of the genuineness of the story, and at the most it can only be said that the author (of whatever date) has derived his names from a trustworthy source, and in representing an invasion of Palestine by Babylonian overlords has given expression to a possible situation.
We reach surer ground after the Conquest, for then the great seals, monumental effigies, and coins become more and more serviceable in determining the forms the crown took.
Building upon the foundations laid by Hasak and other Catholic writers who have been too much neglected by Protestant historians, Janssen produced a monumental work in defence of the German Church before Luther's defection.
The lightest of the monumental stone quarried at Quincy is called gold-leaf; it is bluish-green gray, speckled with black and light yellow brown.
The great gateway is a fine monumental arch in fair preservation, with an inscription to Antoninus Pius.
Some better monumental illustration may some day be found, for it is clear that the Babylonian sacred literature had much to tell of offences against the gods in the primeval age.
The current Siamese characters are derived from the more monumental Cambodian alphabet, which again owes its origin to the alphabet of the inscriptions, an offshoot of the character found on the stone monuments of southern India in the 6th and 8th centuries.
While the ruins of Calah were remarkably rich in monumental material, enamelled bricks, bronze and ivory objects and the like, they yielded few of the inscribed clay tablets found in such great numbers at Nineveh and various Babylonian sites.
These are of the same general character for Church history as for general history - on the one hand monumental, on the other hand documentary.
On early Christian literature, in addition to the works on Church history, see especially the monumental Geschichte der altchristlichen Litteratur bis Eusebius, by Harnack (1893 ff.).
One of the most noted pieces of monumental art in the United States is the beautiful Tyler Davidson bronze fountain in Fountain Square (Fifth Street, between Walnut and Vine streets), the business centre of the city, by which (or within one block of which) all car lines run.
Indeed, the result of his monumental labours has been to impede rather than to promote the restoration of the genuine Septuagint.
Zahn's series is monumental in its way, and his Grundriss is very handy and full of closely packed and (in statements of facts) trustworthy matter.
The church possesses two of the finest monumental brasses in existence, dated respectively 1349 and 1364.
These authors are of great value for connecting the monumental information, but must yield more and more to the increasing evidence of actual weights and measures.
Then, taking (2/3)rds of the cubit, or (1/6)th of the orguia, as a foot, the Greeks arrived at their foot of 12.14; this, though very well known in literature, is but rarely found, and then generally in the form of the cubit, in monumental measures.
All the actual monumental data that we have are alluded to here, with their amounts.
Here there are no monumental data known; and the literary information does not distinguish the closely connected, perhaps identical, units of these lands.
The absolute data are all dependent on the Attic and Roman systems, as there are no monumental data.
The pathbreaking works of Lamarck were soon followed by the monumental treatise of Gerard Paul Deshayes (1795-1875) entitled Descriptions des coquilles fossiles des environs de Paris (1824-1837), the first of a series of great contributions by this and other authors.
Much of this material is to be found in Lord Kingsborough's monumental work in 9 vols., seq., on the Antiquities of Mexico (London, 1831-1848).
The value of granite quarried in the state increased from $195,000 in 1887 to $1,147,097 in 1902, when building stone was valued at $619,916, monumental stone at $346,735 and paving stone at $101,548.
Sidney has a public library, and a monumental building, a memorial, erected in 1875, to the soldiers in the American Civil War, and now devoted to various public uses.
The contrary is a fact proved by many monumental inscriptions and authentic statements.
On the other hand, a list of post-diluvian dynasties, which is quoted by Eusebius and Georgius Syncellus as having been given by Berossus, cannot, in its present form, be reconciled with the monumental facts, though a substratum of historical truth is discoverable in it.
Napoleon I., an admirer of Strabo, caused a French translation of the Geography to be made by Coraes, Letronne and others (Paris 1805-1819); Grosskurd's German translation(Berlin, 1831-1834), with notes, is a monumental work.
The monumental stone with Ogham inscription, which was discovered in the broch of Burrian, must date from the days of the early Christian missionaries.
Among the principal buildings are the Federal building, the county court-house, the Soldiers and Sailors' Monumental Building, containing a large auditorium, the Masonic and Oddfellows' temples, the Market building, containing city offices, a National Guard armoury, the John McIntire public library, the John McIntire Children's Home (1880), the Helen Purcell home for women, the county infirmary, the Bethesda Hospital (1890), and the Good Samaritan hospital (1902; under the Franciscan Sisters).
His chief fame, however, rests upon his monumental edition of the New Testament in Greek (4 vols.), which occupied him from 1841 to 1861.
It is clear both from literary and linguistic evidence that the character was chiefly used for writing on wood, but the inscriptions which have survived are naturally for the most part on metal objects - in Sweden, Norway and England also on monumental stones.
The inspiration for this monumental event was not a... how did the word dunce came about?
This video game follows up on the monumental success that New Super Mario Bros. enjoyed on the Nintendo DS.
Even in the face of monumental problems, Scorpios never say die, and they loathe those that do.
The debt consolidation industry is monumental in terms of size and options.
Choosing wedding shoes doesn't have to be a monumental, stressful task.
Not only can hired cleaners save you time and frustration when you are faced with monumental cleaning tasks, but professionals will also have access to more powerful cleaning solutions and tools to remove stubborn dirt and stains.
This effort of health care reform in the 1990s was monumental and very optimistic.
Some are just simple MP3 players, while others boast monumental amounts of storage or the ability to be do-it-all devices.
Graduations invitations are the announcement that it's time to celebrate a monumental life achievement.
A party can bring reason to celebrate a monumental birthday, so why not make the party something spectacular.
With all of these enticing lotions and potions hitting the shelves daily, it takes something monumental to actually make much of an impact now.
His is a truly monumental record.
Gardner's Saint Catherine of Siena (London, 1907), a monumental study dealing with the religion, history and literature of the 14th century in Italy as they centre "in the work and personality of one of the most wonderful women that have ever lived."
For monumental purposes this granite is classified as " medium," " dark," and " extra dark."
Near Gouverneur, St Lawrence county, is a large quarry of coarsely crystalline magnesian limestone, used as monumental marble.