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

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and thickness . 2 . A polyhedron is a

two identical plane bases parallel to each other , and by surfaces which are ...

**solid**. ,. as. we. have. before. observed. ,. is. that. which. has. length. ,. breadth ,and thickness . 2 . A polyhedron is a

**solid**... S . A prism is a**solid**terminated bytwo identical plane bases parallel to each other , and by surfaces which are ...

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manner , in the

and the line BG of 10 , the line ab will be composed of 20 corresponding points ,

and the line bg of 10 . Now it is evident that 20 is to 10 as 20 is to 10 : therefore

AB ...

manner , in the

**solid**a . Thus , if the line AB is composed of 20 physical points ,and the line BG of 10 , the line ab will be composed of 20 corresponding points ,

and the line bg of 10 . Now it is evident that 20 is to 10 as 20 is to 10 : therefore

AB ...

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Now the

base and half the height . Each pyramid , therefore , will be equal to one third part

of the product of the base , and half the height of the cube ; that is , the whole ...

Now the

**solid**content of half the cube is ( Prop . 99 . ) equal to the product of thebase and half the height . Each pyramid , therefore , will be equal to one third part

of the product of the base , and half the height of the cube ; that is , the whole ...

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### Contents

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE | 1 |

PAGE PAGE | 11 |

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

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