## The Encyclopedia of Architecture, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

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with any radius cut off any equal parts CD , CE of the given line ; and from the two

с centres D and E with any one radius

CF , and it will be the perpendicular required . Otherwise — When the given ...

with any radius cut off any equal parts CD , CE of the given line ; and from the two

с centres D and E with any one radius

**describe**arcs intersecting in F . Then joinCF , and it will be the perpendicular required . Otherwise — When the given ...

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joined together in one straight line AC , which bisect in the point 0 ; then with the

centre and radius OA or OC

the perpendicular BD , B - C which will be the mean proportional between AB

and ...

joined together in one straight line AC , which bisect in the point 0 ; then with the

centre and radius OA or OC

**describe**the semicircle ADC , to meet which erectthe perpendicular BD , B - C which will be the mean proportional between AB

and ...

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The ellipsis is of so frequent occurrence in architectural works , that an

acquaintance with all the properties of the curve , and the modes of

is of great importance to the architect . Excepting the circle , which may be called

an ...

The ellipsis is of so frequent occurrence in architectural works , that an

acquaintance with all the properties of the curve , and the modes of

**describing**it ,is of great importance to the architect . Excepting the circle , which may be called

an ...

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### Contents

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE | 1 |

PAGE PAGE | 11 |

Areades above Arcades 854 Sect 14 Circular Windows 951 | 13 |

Copyright | |

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