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Page 329 - That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow • warmer among the ruins of lona.
Page 369 - A Treatise on Isometrical Drawing, as applicable to Geological and Mining Plans, Picturesque Delineations of Ornamental Grounds, Perspective Views and Working Plans of Buildings and Machinery, and to General Purposes of Civil Engineering ; with Details of improved Methods of preserving Plans and Records of Subterranean Operations in Mining Districts. With 34 Copper-plate Engravings. By T. SOPWITH, Land and Mine Surveyor ; Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers ; Author of " Geological Sections...
Page 86 - MATHEMATICS FOR PRACTICAL MEN: Being a Common-Place Book of Principles, Theorems, Rules, and Tables, in various departments of Pure and Mixed Mathematics, with their Applications ; especially to the pursuits of Surveyors, Architects, Mechanics, and Civil Engineers, with numerous Engravings.
Page 267 - RAZ. — ESSAY ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS. By Ram Raz, Native Judge and Magistrate of Bangalore, Corr.
Page 320 - ... there is hardly a county in England, Wales, or Scotland, in which they may not be pointed out. The Menai and Conway bridges, the Caledonian Canal, the St.
Page 351 - For no man can bear to be entirely deprived of such enjoyments: it is only because they are not used to taste of what is excellent, that the generality of people take delight in silly and insipid things, provided they be new. For this reason...
Page 81 - Views and descriptions of Cyclopian or Pelasgic remains in Greece and Italy, with constructions of a later period, from drawings by the late Edward Dodwell Esq. Intended as a Supplement to his classical and topographical tour in Greece during the years 1801, 1805 and 1806.
Page 351 - Men are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impressions of the beautiful and perfect, that every one should study, by all methods, to nourish in his mind the faculty of feeling these things.