Rudimentary dictionary of terms used in architecture [&c.].
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Sida 260 - For the Lord •will pass through to smite the Egyptians ; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts...
Sida 28 - The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits. A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.
Sida 367 - The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber, from the colliery, down to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting these rails ; whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse will draw down four or five chaldron of coals, and is an immense benefit to the coal merchants.
Sida 15 - And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD ; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar.
Sida 420 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Sida 284 - Jabal : he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.
Sida 34 - Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth : and from thence did the LOHD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
Sida 400 - Hear us, my lord: thou art a mighty prince among us: in the choice of our sepulchres bury thy dead; none of us shall withhold from thee his sepulchre, but that thou mayest bury thy dead.
Sida 38 - The mercury is sustained in the tube by the pressure of the atmosphere on the surface of the fluid in the cup.
Sida 70 - In Constantinople alone, and the adjacent suburbs, he dedicated twenty-five churches to the honour of Christ, the Virgin, and the saints. Most of these churches were decorated with marble and gold ; and their various situation was skilfully chosen in a populous square or a pleasant grove, on the margin of the sea-shore, or on some lofty eminence which overlooked the continents of Europe and Asia. The...