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" Mr. Jefferson is the first American who has consulted the fine arts to know how he should shelter himself from the weather. "
The Century: 1887 - 第 647 頁
1887
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Jefferson and Monticello

Paul Wilstach - 1925 - 258 頁
...short description is only to show the difference between this and the other houses of the country ; for we may safely aver that Mr. Jefferson is the first...know how he should shelter himself from the weather." Of other improvements then completed at Monticello the evidence is found, a scrap here and a scrap...
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The Atlantic Monthly, 第 30 卷

1872
...well pleased to see a bit of Europe in those western wilds. " Mr. Jefferson," wrote the Marquis, " is the first American who has consulted the fine arts...know how he should shelter himself from the weather " ; which was a sweeping statement, though not far from the truth. Upon entering, he met the master...
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Jefferson Himself: The Personal Narrative of a Many-Sided American

Thomas Jefferson - 1970 - 384 頁
...symmetry and elegant taste of Monticello. He was even more impressed and charmed by Mr. Jefferson, 'the first American who has consulted the fine arts...know how he should shelter himself from the weather.' Chastellux described his host as a tall man not yet forty, with gentle manners, warm heart, and animated...
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Passions: The Wines and Travels of Thomas Jefferson

James M. Gabler - 1995 - 318 頁
...kitchen, offices, etc. which will form on either side a kind of basement topped by a terrace . . . Mr. Jefferson is the first American who has consulted...Arts to know how he should shelter himself from the weather."35 Chastellux, at forty-eight, had already gained a reputation throughout France as the author...
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Architecture in the United States

Dell (Professor of Architectural History Upton, Professor of Architectural History University of California Berkeley), Dell Upton, Professor of Architectural History Dell Upton, Oxford University Press - 1998 - 335 頁
...carrying out Jefferson's purposes. Design A French visitor to Monticello in 1782 declared Thomas Jefferson 'the first American who has consulted the Fine Arts to know how he should shelter himself from the weather'.4 He was determined to use every bit of his great architectural erudition in the construction...
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The Architecture of Jefferson Country: Charlottesville and Albemarle County ...

K. Edward Lay - 2000 - 362 頁
...portico on the west front. In 17X2 the marquis de Chastellux viewed the unfinished house and proclaimed that "Mr. Jefferson is the first American who has...know how he should shelter himself from the weather." Jefferson never completed the house, which he began as a bachelor. Marriage and children followed by...
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The Paris Years of Thomas Jefferson

William Howard Adams - 1997 - 354 頁
...only a ground floor and attic are joined to this pavilion." Then, in a much-quoted line, he declared: "Mr. Jefferson is the first American who has consulted...know how he should shelter himself from the weather." Chastellux was even more impressed that his host preferred cultivating the arts and sciences on the...
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American Places: Encounters with History

William E. Leuchtenburg - 2002 - 398 頁
...endured the ordeal of legislative inquiry into his conduct as governor.) Chastellux went on to say "that Mr. Jefferson is the first American who has...know how he should shelter himself from the weather." The house, being in "an Italian style," was well named. A large square pavilion ornamented with porticoes...
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Thomas Jefferson, Landscape Architect

Frederick Doveton Nichols, Ralph E. Griswold - 1981 - 196 頁
...Fine Arts, of which that country was the cradle and is still the resort ... so that it may be said that Mr. Jefferson is the first American who has consulted...know how he should shelter himself from the weather. . . . Let me describe to you a man, not yet forty, tall, and with a mild and pleasing countenance,...
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The Complete Colonial Gentleman: Cultural Legitimacy In Plantation America

...faults," and noted diat it resembled "none of the others seen in this country." He could thus declare that "Mr. Jefferson is the first American who has...Arts to know how he should shelter himself from the weather."61 Reactions to Provincialism The planters primarily responded to metropolitan castigation...
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