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" On this glass was depicted, in chiaroscuro, a string of several thousands of pilasters, all equal in altitude, distance, and degree of light and shade. In a moment they lost half their height, and bent into arcades .like Roman aqueducts. A long cornice... "
Pocket Encyclopedia: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature - Página 339
por Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
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Annual Register, Volumen27

Edmund Burke - 1787
...and s ihade. In a moment they loft half their height, and bent into arcades, like Roman aquedudls. A long cornice was next formed on the top, and above it rofe caftles innumerable, all perfectly alike. Thefe foon fplit into towers, which were fhortly ^fter...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumen58,Parte2

1788
...light and (hade. In a moment they loft half their height, and bent into arcades, like Roman aqucdu&s. A long cornice was next formed on the top, and above it rofe caftles innumerable, all perfe&ly alike. Thefe foon fplit intw towers, which were fliortly after...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volumen7,Parte1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797
...of pilaftres, all equal in altitude, diftance, and degree of light and ihade. In a moment they loft half their height, and bent into arcades, like Roman...long cornice was next formed on the top, and above it roieJcaiUes innumerable, all perfectly alike. Thefe foon fplit into towers, which were ihortly after...
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Annual Register, Volumen27

1800
...pilaflers, all equal in altitude, < diftance, and degree of light and ' made. In a moment they loll ' half their height, and bent into ' arcades, like Roman aqueducts. ' A long cornilh was next formed ' on the top, and above it role cailles innumerable, all perfeâ' ly alike....
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volumen4

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815
...equal in altitude, distance, air! dogree of light and shade. In a moment they lust half their lHM .' i, and bent into arcades, like Roman aqueducts. A long...the top, and above it rose castles innumerable, all per. 'fectly alike. These soon split into towers, which were shortly after lost in colonnades, then...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volumen4

Edward Polehampton - 1815
...aqueducts. A long cornice was next formed on the top, and above it rose castles innumerable, all per. fectly alike. These soon split into towers, which were shortly after lost in colonnades, then windows, aud at last ended in pities, cypresses, and other trees, even and similar. This was the Fata Morgana,...
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1824
...with the addition of a range of more than a thousand giant pilasters, equal in altitude, distance, and degree of light and shade. In a moment they lost half their height, and bent into arcades, like those of a Roman aqueduct. A long cornice was then formed on the top, and above it rose innumerable...
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The Hundred Wonders of the World: And of the Three Kingdoms of Nature ...

Sir Richard Phillips - 1821 - 660 páginas
...* li,nr-i:.<nti-n. a string of several thousands of pilasters, all equal in altitude, distance, and degree of light and shade. In a moment they lost half...which were shortly after lost in colonnades, then in windows, and at last ended in pines, cypresses, asd other trees, even and similar. This was the...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volumen1

Charles Bucke - 1823
...light and shade. In a moment they lost their height, and bent into arcades, like Roman aqueducts; and a long cornice was next formed on the top, and above...it rose castles innumerable, all perfectly alike. They soon split into towers, which were shortly after lost in colonnades, then windows, and at last...
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Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine, and Annals of Philosophy, Volumen1

1824
...all equal in altitude, distance, and degree, of light and shade. In a moment, they lost their height, bent into arcades, like Roman aqueducts. A long cornice...it rose castles innumerable, all perfectly alike; they soon split into towers, which were shortly after lost in colonades, then windows, and at last...
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