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Concerning Buildingssome Observations on Gothic
55
Concerning the Situation for a HouseVarious Con
61
Concerning Watersome different Places referred to
70
Concerning Park Sceneryhow it differs from Forest
78
Comparison of modern or Landscape Gardening and
84
Concerning ApproachesAnswer to Mr Knights Mis
95
Appendix Answer to Mr Prices BookCorrespondence on
104
Advertisement explaining the nature of this Work
119
Comparison of the moder n with the ancient style of landscape gar
127
List of the Places referred to as Examples
130
of removing earth p 136 Ground apparently altered by the situation
142
Optics or VisionAt what Distance Objects appear
145
Waterit may be too naked or too much clothed
156
Of PLANTING for immediate and for future Effect
169
WoodsWhateleys Remarks exemplified at Shardeloes
182
groups C p 182 334 Planting single trees p 466 Woods and plan
194
Of FencesThe BoundaryThe SeparationExample
198
Walks drives and stations p 579 Approaches and evergreen drives
206
Ferme ornSe a ContradictionFarm and Park distinct
207
Of PleasureGrounds FlowerGardens Example
213
Terrace at Corsliam p 235 at Burley p 237 Statues p 343 Fountains
217
Defence of the ArtDifference between Landscape
220
good taste p 123 Sources of pleasure in landscape gardening and sum
222
The Park
225
Of ancient and modern GardeningAuthorsChange
231
Situations and Characters
238
MiscellaneousEndless Variety of Situation and Cha
242
buildings p 339
255
terraces balustrades Gothic parapets p 415 Water fences p 565
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Architecture and Gardening inseparableSome Inquiry
266
levels p 70 Reflections from the surface of water p 152 Clothing
269

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Pàgina 520 - His gardens next your admiration call; On every side you look, behold the wall! No pleasing intricacies intervene, No artful wildness to perplex the scene ; Grove nods at grove, each alley has a brother, And half the platform just reflects the other.
Pàgina 632 - INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY. Intended to convey Practical Knowledge of the Science, and comprising the most important recent discoveries ; with explanations of the facts and phenomena which serve to confirm or invalidate various Geological Theories. By ROBERT BAKEWELL.
Pàgina 625 - Visits to Remarkable Places : Old Halls, Battle-Fields, and Scenes illustrative of Striking Passages in English History and Poetry. By WILLIAM HOWITT. 2 vols. square crown 8vo. with Wood Engravings, 25s. The Rural Life of England.
Pàgina 631 - Spirit of the Church of Rome," &c. 4 vols. 8vo. with 24 highly-finished Portraits engraved on steel, 32s. cloth. STEPHENS. -A MANUAL OF BRITISH COLEOPTERA, or, BEETLES: containing a Description of all the Species of Beetles hitherto ascertained to inhabit Great Britain and Ireland, &c. With a Complete Index of the Genera. By JF STEPHENS, FLS Author of "Illustrations of Entomology.
Pàgina 635 - View of General Church History, and the Course of Secular Events ; the Limits of the Church and its Relations to the State; Controversies; Sects and Parties; Rites, Institutions, and Discipline, &c. By the Rev. JE RIDDLE, MA Hvo. 15s. cloth. RIDDLE.-LETTERS FROM AN ABSENT GODFATHER ; Or, a Compendium of Religious Instruction for Young Persons.
Pàgina 636 - Family Shakspeare : In which nothing is added to the Original Text ; but those words and expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud.
Pàgina 635 - SACRED HISTORY OF THE WORLD, Attempted to be Philosophically considered, in a Series of Letters to a Son. By SHARON TURNER, FSA and RASL New Edition, edited by the Rev.
Pàgina 638 - TREATISE ON ROADS; Wherein the Principles on which Roads should be made are explained and illustrated by the Plans, Specifications, and Contracts made use of by Thomas Telford, Esq. on the Holy-head Road.
Pàgina 332 - Winter, still lingering on the verge of Spring, Retires reluctant, and from time to time Looks back, while at his keen and chilling breath, Fair Flora sickens.
Pàgina 634 - Murray's Encyclopaedia of Geography ; Comprising a complete Description of the Earth : Exhibiting its Relation to the Heavenly Bodies, its Physical Structure, the Natural History of each Country, and the Industry, Commerce, Political Institutions, and Civil and Social State of All Nations. Second Edition ; with 82 Maps, and upwards of 1,000 other Woodcuts. 8vo. price 60s. Neale.— The Closing Scene; or, Christianity and Infidelity contrasted in the Last Hours of Remarkable Persons.

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