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" Wo to them who dwell in a house not built according to the proportions of symmetry. in building an edifice, therefore, let all its parts, from the basement to the roof, be duly considered. "
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by Oriental Translation Fund - 1834
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Treatise on Architecture: Including the Arts of Construction, Building ...

Arthur Ashpitel - 1867 - 311 pages
...unblemished character ; generous, sincere, and devoid of enmity or jealousy." And further on he says, " Woe to them who dwell in a house not built according to the proportion of symmetry. In building an edifice, therefore, let all its parts, from the basement to...
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Much Maligned Monsters: A History of European Reactions to Indian Art

Partha Mitter - 1992 - 351 pages
...support of his view that ancient Indians had a higher form of architecture than was generally supposed: 'Woe to them who dwell in a house not built according...its parts, from the basement to the roof, be duly considered.'260 In his general discussion of Indian architecture Ram Raz took note of the antiquarian...
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The Bombay Miscellany

J. HIGGINBOTHAM - 1862
...impossible to build houses and the like without the aid of the four descriptions of artisans, sthapati and so forth, let the enlightened twice-born gratify them in every respect, 30 that the buildings might be erected."! An architect could not build a house for the respectable...
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