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

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Page 8

Within this smaller circle , which is half the height ( 8 feet ) of the exterior one ,

was a portion of an ellipsis formed by 5 groups of stones , to which Dr. Stukely

has

horizontal ...

Within this smaller circle , which is half the height ( 8 feet ) of the exterior one ,

was a portion of an ellipsis formed by 5 groups of stones , to which Dr. Stukely

has

**given**the name of trilithons , because formed by two vertical and onehorizontal ...

Page 33

So great a difference exists in the measures

several travellers , that we Fig . 16 . here subjoin those

Cheops , whilst believing that the careful admeasurements taken by Mr. Perring

are ...

So great a difference exists in the measures

**given**in the descriptions by theseveral travellers , that we Fig . 16 . here subjoin those

**given**of the pyramid ofCheops , whilst believing that the careful admeasurements taken by Mr. Perring

are ...

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The dimensions of this pyramid , as

height of 454 ft . Those of the pyramid of Mycerinus are a base of 354 ft . , and a

height of 218 ft . The pyramids of Sakkarah , which are as many as twenty in ...

The dimensions of this pyramid , as

**given**by Perring , are a base of 707 ft . and aheight of 454 ft . Those of the pyramid of Mycerinus are a base of 354 ft . , and a

height of 218 ft . The pyramids of Sakkarah , which are as many as twenty in ...

Page 267

Through a

through which it is required to draw a line Fig . 953 . parallel to the

From any point G ( fig . 254. ) describe , at pleasure , the arc FN ; from the point F

...

Through a

**given**point to draw a line parallel to a**given**line . Let G be the pointthrough which it is required to draw a line Fig . 953 . parallel to the

**given**line MĚ .From any point G ( fig . 254. ) describe , at pleasure , the arc FN ; from the point F

...

Page 270

To draw the circumference of a circle through three

three

circumference of a circle . Draw the right lines AB , BD , and bisect them : from the

...

To draw the circumference of a circle through three

**given**points . Let there bethree

**given**points , A , B , D ( fig . 265. ) , through which it is required to draw thecircumference of a circle . Draw the right lines AB , BD , and bisect them : from the

...

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