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" Compared to this what are the cathedrals or the palaces built by men! mere models or playthings, imitations as diminutive as his works will always be when compared to those of nature. "
The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal - Page 451
by Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1774
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the monthly journal

several hands - 1774
...appearance there } is a good engraving. " Compared to this, what are the cathedrals or the palaces built by man ? mere models or play-things ! imitations...diminutive as his works will always be, when compared to thole of Nature. Where ii now the boail of the architect ! Regularity, the only part in which he fancied...
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A Tour in Scotland and Voyage to the Hebrides, 1772, Volume 1

Thomas Pennant - Hebrides - 1776
...thofe ufed in architecture. " Compared to this what are the cathedrals or the palaces built by men! mere models or playthings, imitations as diminutive...Where is now the boaft of the architect ! regularity the only part in which he fancied himfelf to exceed his miftrefs, Nature, is here found in her poffeflion,...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1778
...thofe ufed in architecture. " Compared to this what are the cathedrals or the palaces built by men ! mere models or playthings, imitations as diminutive...Where is now the boaft of the architect? regularity, the only part in which he fancied himfelf to exceed his miftrefs, nature, is here found in her pofleffion,...
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A Tour Through the Highlands of Scotland, and the Hebride Isles in MDCCLXXXVI

John Knox - Fisheries - 1787 - 379 pages
..." Compared to this what are the cathedrals or the palaces built by man ! mere models or plaything?, imitations as diminutive as his works will always...Where is now the boaft of the architect ? Regularity, the only part in which he fancied hirafelf to exceed his miftrefs, Nature, is here found in her poflcffion,...
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The New wonderful magazine, and marvellous chronicle. Vol.1, no.1-vol.5, no ...

...into the fhape of thofe ufed in architefture. Compared to this, what are the cathedrals or palaces built by man ? mere models or playthings, imitations...Where is now the boaft of the architect ? Regularity, the only part in which he fancied to exceed his miftrefs, Nature, is here found in her pofleffion,...
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A View of Universal History, from the Creation to the Present Time ..., Volume 2

John Adams - World history - 1795
...cathedrals or palaces " built by men ? mere models or play-things. Imitations as " diminutive, a's his works will always be, when compared " to thofe of nature. Where is now the boaft of the archi" teft ? regularity, the only part in which he fancied himfelf " to exceed his miftrefs nature,...
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The British Tourists, Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion: Through ..., Volume 1

William Fordyce Mavor - Great Britain - 1798
...the palaces built by men ? Mere models, or playthings! imitations, as diminutive as his works v,ill always be, when compared to thofe of nature. Where is now the boaft of the architect? Regularity, the only part in which he fancied himfelf to exceed his miftrefs nature, is here found in his poffeffion,...
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Scotland Delineated, Or, A Geographical Description of Every Shire in ...

Robert Heron - Scotland - 1799 - 398 pages
...the lhape of thofe ufed in architec" ture. Compared to this, what are the " cathedrals and palaces built by man ! ", mere models or play-things, imitations...will always " be when compared to thofe of nature." The cavern diftinguimed by the name of Fian-mac-Couil, or Fingal the fon of Comhal's cave, extends...
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Annual Register, Volume 17

History - 1801
...thofe nfed in architecture. " Compared to this what are the cathedrals or the palaces built by men ! mere models or playthings, imitations as diminutive...when compared to thofe of nature. Where is now the boail of the architect ? regularity, the only part in which he fancied himfelf to exceed his miltrefs,...
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A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar: And Present State of ...

William Guthrie, John Knox - Geography - 1801 - 1056 pages
...the ihape of thufe nfed in architecture. •' Compared to this, what are the cathedrals or palaces built by man ? mere models or playthings ; imitations...diminutive, as his works will always be, when compared to thole of nature. Where is now the boaft of fhe architect ? Regularity, the only part in which he fancied...
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