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from it, the level is an abrupt termination, and a little rin narks it distinctly. To cover that rin, a short sweep at the foot of a sweli, a snall rotundity at the entrance of a hollow, must be interposed. In every instance, when cround chances its direction, there is a point where the chance is effected, and that point should never appear; sore other shapes, unitinc easily with both extreries, rust be thrown in to conceal it. But there must be no unifority even in these connections; if the same sweep be carried all round the bottom of a swell, the same rotundity all round the top of a hoolow, thoush the junction be perfect yet the art by which it is made is apparent, and art must never appear. The manner of concealing the separation should itself be discuised; and different decrees of cavity or rotundity; different shapes and dimensions to the little parts thus distinguished by deerees; and those parts, breakins in one place iore, in another lors, into the principal fois vilich are to be united; produce that variety with which all nature übounds and without which cround cannot bo natural.
The relation of all the paits to the whole, w.en olourly warkod, facilitates their junction with cach other; Tor the coon bond of union is then perceived, before there has been tino to cranino the suborâinate connections; and if these sho ili be deliciont in s0.0 riceties, the defect is lost in the tenerul i: pression. sit any part which is at variance with the rest, is not burely a bleich in itself; it sprouãs disorder as for us its in luence extends; and the confusion is in proportion as the other parts are 1000 or leis acepted, to point out any particular direction, or to mark an peculiar character in t'ie cround.
If in round all doscending one way, a ricce is twisted anot: OI, the general fall 1.8 obstructed by it; but if all t: parts incline in the 58.ie direction, it is hardly credible hom Shall a declivity will seem to be considerable. An appearance even of steepness may be given tu a very Centle descent, by raisin, hilloc':s upon it, Winch lcan to the point, whither all the rest are tending; for the eye casures from the top of the hichest, to the bottoi of the lowest ground; and when the relition of the parts is well preserved, sucı en olleet 1'10.i ono is transíused over the whole.
But they should not, therefore, all lie exactly in the same direction: some may seem to point to it airectly, others to inclins vory ruch, othors but little, s012 partially, 5010 crticly. 1 tlic direction be strongly marked on a low principal parts, creat libcrties may be talen with the others, provided none or thet are turned the con ürary way. general idea ..ust, however, be preservoil, clear even of a doubt. hill.'ck which only intercepts tho sisht, if it does not contribute to the principal effect, is, ut the best, an unnecessary excrescence; and even an interruption in the teneral tend ;ncy, though it hide noiling, is a bleriish. On a descent, any hollol, any iäll, wiilch las not tud orilet to lower ground, is a hole; the cyo skips over it, insie: ä or bein., continued along it; it is a cup in the Coposition.
There may indeed be occasions, when we should ritier wish to deck than to pronote, the ren :ral tendency, Com cay proceed too hastily towards its point; and we huve equal power to l'etari, or to accelerule, the fiul. e can slacken the precipitancy of a steel, lvy brouking it into parts, some of which shall incline less, than the whole before inclined, to the principal direction; and, by turning then quite away, we may even chance