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

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This practice , however , from the premature decay of wood standing immediately

on the ground , caused the intervention of a step to receive it , and to protect the

lower

This practice , however , from the premature decay of wood standing immediately

on the ground , caused the intervention of a step to receive it , and to protect the

lower

**surface**from the damp . Scamozzi imagines that the mouldings at the ... Page 262

The limits of body or space are

lines , and the terminations of lines are points . ... A leaf of paper , though not in

strictness , inasmuch as it has thickness , may convey the idea of a

The limits of body or space are

**surfaces**, and the boundaries of**surfaces**arelines , and the terminations of lines are points . ... A leaf of paper , though not in

strictness , inasmuch as it has thickness , may convey the idea of a

**surface**. 3. Page 274

The

the rectangle be ABCD ( fig . 286. ) . If the physical line AB be multiplied by the

physical line AD , the product will be the

...

The

**surface**of a rectangle is equal to the bbbbbbbbc product of its two sides . Letthe rectangle be ABCD ( fig . 286. ) . If the physical line AB be multiplied by the

physical line AD , the product will be the

**surface**ABCD . If as many physical lines...

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Now the

the base BC . Produce BC both ways ; through the point A draw FG parallel to BC

, and raise the two perpendiculars BF , CG . Because the rectangle BFGC and ...

Now the

**surface**of the triangle is equal to half the product of the height AD andthe base BC . Produce BC both ways ; through the point A draw FG parallel to BC

, and raise the two perpendiculars BF , CG . Because the rectangle BFGC and ...

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be between the same parallels BL , AM , the

contains the

base AD contains the base FM . Suppose , for example , that the base AD is triple

of ...

be between the same parallels BL , AM , the

**surface**of the parallelogram ABCDcontains the

**surface**of the parallelogram FGLM as many times exactly as thebase AD contains the base FM . Suppose , for example , that the base AD is triple

of ...

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