## An Encyclopædia of Architecture: Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

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... and is seated in the centre of the western extremity of a large quadrangular

enclosure, two of whose sides were

its front was the third. To this was attached an hexagonal court, serving as a ...

... and is seated in the centre of the western extremity of a large quadrangular

enclosure, two of whose sides were

**parallel**to those of the temple; and**parallel**toits front was the third. To this was attached an hexagonal court, serving as a ...

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A parallelogram is a quadrilateral figure, which has its opposite sides

thus, Fig. 229 Fig. 230. if the side BC (fig. 230.) is

side AB to the side DC, the quadrilateral figure ABCD is called a parallelogram.

A parallelogram is a quadrilateral figure, which has its opposite sides

**parallel**;thus, Fig. 229 Fig. 230. if the side BC (fig. 230.) is

**parallel**to the side AD, and theside AB to the side DC, the quadrilateral figure ABCD is called a parallelogram.

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If a line be perpendicular to one of two

other. Let AB, CD (fig. 247.) be two

with CD, it will also make right angles with A.B. Take at pleasure GC equal to GD;

...

If a line be perpendicular to one of two

**parallel**lines, it is also pericular to theother. Let AB, CD (fig. 247.) be two

**parallel**lines: if the line FG makes right angleswith CD, it will also make right angles with A.B. Take at pleasure GC equal to GD;

...

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Historical, Theoretical, and Practical Joseph Gwilt.

quadrilateral figure GLFM is a rectangle, its four angles being right angles. In the

triangles GLF, FMG the sides LF, GM are equal, because they are opposite sides

...

Historical, Theoretical, and Practical Joseph Gwilt.

**parallel**line A.B. Whence thequadrilateral figure GLFM is a rectangle, its four angles being right angles. In the

triangles GLF, FMG the sides LF, GM are equal, because they are opposite sides

...

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Because BC is

manner, because AB is

Also, the side BD is common to the two triangles BAD, BCD. These two triangles

have ...

Because BC is

**parallel**to AD, the alternate angles m and n are equal. In likemanner, because AB is

**parallel**to DC, the alternate angles r and s are equal.Also, the side BD is common to the two triangles BAD, BCD. These two triangles

have ...

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Seite 6 - In taking two stations having the same value, the one to the north and the other to the south of...

Seite 316 - The angle at the centre of a circle is double of the angle at the circumference upon the same base, that is, upon the same part of the circumference.

Seite 16 - The western face, which is the least elevated, is the most interesting on account of the appearance of building it presents. Near the summit of it appears a low wall, with interruptions, built of unburnt bricks, mixed up with chopped straw or reeds, and cemented with clay-mortar of great thickness, having between every layer a layer of reeds ; and on the north side are also some vestiges of a similar construction.

Seite 375 - As 360 is to the degrees in the arc of the sector, so is the area of the whole circle to the area of the sector.

Seite 17 - ... in breadth, diminishing in thickness to the top, which is broken and irregular, and rent by a large fissure extending through a third of its height.

Seite ix - Vive, vale ; si quid novisti rectius istis, Candidus impertí ; si non, his utere mecum.

Seite 51 - Twenty-five years, and above three millions sterling, were employed by the founder: his liberal taste invited the artists of Constantinople, the most skilful sculptors and architects of the age; and the buildings were sustained or adorned by twelve hundred columns of Spanish and African, of Greek and Italian marble. The hall of audience was...

Seite 372 - PROBLEM I. To find the area of a parallelogram, whether it be a square, a rectangle, a rhombus, or a rhomboides.

Seite 199 - The taste of all these stately mansions was that bastard style which intervened between Gothic and Grecian architecture; or which perhaps was the style that had been invented for the houses of the nobility, when they first ventured on the settlement of the kingdom after the termination of the quarrel between the Roses, to abandon their fortified dungeons, and consult convenience and magnificence...

Seite 216 - What the back-ground is in painting, in architecture is the real ground on which the building is erected ; and no architect took greater care that his work should not appear crude and hard, that is, that it did not abruptly start out of the ground without expectation or preparation.