## An Encyclopaedia of Architecture, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

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have the same base AD ) , and let the ver . lex of the pyramid be at the centre of

the cube C ; this pyramid is equal to a third part of the product of its

base . Conceive right lines drawn from the centre of the cube to its eight angles A

, B ...

have the same base AD ) , and let the ver . lex of the pyramid be at the centre of

the cube C ; this pyramid is equal to a third part of the product of its

**height**andbase . Conceive right lines drawn from the centre of the cube to its eight angles A

, B ...

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If we consider the

the portion of an entablature whose

of that of the building , we should immediately obtain a good proportion by ...

If we consider the

**height**of the crowning cornice of a building in this way , and asthe portion of an entablature whose

**height**is , as in the case of an order , one fifthof that of the building , we should immediately obtain a good proportion by ...

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Half the

superincumbent mass 15 6 which is exactly one - half of 31 feet , the

columns ; so that we have , as far as

superincumbent mass or ...

Half the

**height**of the pediment is 4 2 entablature 11 4 Total**height**ofsuperincumbent mass 15 6 which is exactly one - half of 31 feet , the

**height**of thecolumns ; so that we have , as far as

**height**is concerned , f for thesuperincumbent mass or ...

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