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" ... discovered with great scientific skill, and is adduced as one of the proofs of the highly refined taste of the Greeks : but we observe that precepts derived from the same principle have been taught and practised in India from time immemorial. •'... "
Essay on the Architecture of the Hindús - Page 39
1834 - 64 pages
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Loudon's Architectural Magazine, Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon - 1834
...sixth less than its thickness at the base ; and in a column of 50 ft. the diminution is one eighth. The higher the columns are, the less they diminish,...like the Corinthian ; but the fluting of the Indian column resembles neither the one nor the other. The decorations of the Egyptian columns often consist...
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The Architectural Magazine, Volume 1

1834
...sixth less than its thickness at the base ; and in a column of 50 ft. the diminution is one eighth. The higher the columns are, the less they diminish,...like the Corinthian ; but the fluting of the Indian column resembles neither the one nor the other. The decorations of the Egyptian columns often consist...
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Publications, Issue 35

Oriental Translation Fund - 1834
...immemorial. The plan of the Grecian and Roman columns is always round ; but the plan of the Hindú columns admits of every shape, and is frequently found...Egyptian columns often consist in representations 1¿ of a bundle of reeds" tied up with a cord on the top, having a square stone placed over it ; in...
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Reise durch Kambodja nach Cochinchina, Volume 4

Adolf Bastian - 1868 - 436 pages
...gate). **) The plan of the Grecian and Roman columus is always round, but the plan of the Hindu colnmus admits of every shape and is frequently found in the quadrangular and octangular form and rlchly adorued with sculptnred ornamenu I; .., Raz). Hände in den Schooss gelegt, mit der Handfläche...
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