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

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The courts contain sculptured lions 7 ft . or 8 ft . high ; and at the

building , surrounding each area , are square towers , two stories high , crowned

with galleries . The reader will find a delineation of this extraordinary building in ...

The courts contain sculptured lions 7 ft . or 8 ft . high ; and at the

**angles**of thebuilding , surrounding each area , are square towers , two stories high , crowned

with galleries . The reader will find a delineation of this extraordinary building in ...

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Two right lines drawn from the same point , and diverging from each other . form

a opening which is called an

letters , and it is usual to place in the middle that letter which marks the point ...

Two right lines drawn from the same point , and diverging from each other . form

a opening which is called an

**angle**. An**angle**is commonly expressed by threeletters , and it is usual to place in the middle that letter which marks the point ...

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and a cir . eumference NRB be described , the are NR contained within the two

lines GL , GM will measure the magnitude of the

example , be an are of 40 degrees , the

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and a cir . eumference NRB be described , the are NR contained within the two

lines GL , GM will measure the magnitude of the

**angle**LGM . If the arc NR , forexample , be an are of 40 degrees , the

**angle**LGM is an**angle**of 40 degrees . 19.

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Suppose the triangle FDG placed upon the triangle BAC in such manner that the

side DF fall exactly upon the side equal to it , AB . Since the

the

...

Suppose the triangle FDG placed upon the triangle BAC in such manner that the

side DF fall exactly upon the side equal to it , AB . Since the

**angle**D is equal tothe

**angle**A , the side DG must fall upon the side equal to it , AC ; also the point F...

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are identical , or have all their parts equal ; wherefure the two

equal . ... to the two triangles ; also the two

triangles have two sides and the contained

Prop .

are identical , or have all their parts equal ; wherefure the two

**angles**at D areequal . ... to the two triangles ; also the two

**angles**at D are equal Thus these twotriangles have two sides and the contained

**angle**equal ; they are therefore (Prop .

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