Extract from James Parton’s Life of Thomas Jefferson

[Thomas Jefferson] could calculate an eclipse, survey an estate, tie an artery, plan an edifice, try a cause, break a horse, dance a minuet, and play a violin.

Published in James Parton, Life of Thomas Jefferson (Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1874), iii, 165.
Author
James Parton
Date Range
Date
January 1, 1874 to December 31, 1874
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson