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sometimes allowing the rudest waste to add its soil to the richest thoatre, he realized the compositions o, the roatest masters in painting.

here objects wore wantine to anirate his horizon, his tasto as an architect could bestow insediate terrination. His buildin's, his seats, his teriples, were more the works of his pencil than of his compasses. le owe the restoration or Creece, anl the diffusion of architecture, to his skill in landskip.

But of all the beauties he added to the face of this beautiful country none surpassel his nana eent of water. Adieu to canals, circular basons and cascades tunbling down marble stens that last absuri macnificence of Italian and French villas. The topoed elevation of cataracts was 10 more, The gentle strear as taught to serpentize sceninçly at its pleasure, and where discontinued by different levels, its course appeared to be conco&led by thickets properly interspersed, and littored stain at a distance where it might be suppose naturally to arrive. Its borders were siloothed but preserved their wavine irregulurity. Iew trees suettered hore and thore on it3 euces sprin-led the tarie bank that aucoupanid ils neanders; and when it disappeared a on the hills, shades dogcanding from the heights leaned towar s its process ani fried the distant point of Pirt inier which it was lost, as it turned aside to either hand of the blue horizon.

Thus dealing in none but the colours of nature, and catchinc its iost favourable foutures, men som any creation openi. ( berore i.eir gyes. The livind landskip was chastened or pali shed, not tiansfor.ed, Ireedom was riven to the forts of trees; they oxtonded their branches unrestricted and where any ennent oal, or ruster beech had escaped rainine and survived the forest, bush and branble was ren oved, and all its ! onour's were restored to distinuish and shade the plein. There the united lumnco of an ancient wood extended vide its undulatine canopy, and stood venerable in its dariness, rent thinned the foremost rans, and left but so many jetached and scattered troes, os softened the approach of cloom, and blendod a chequered licht vith the thus lencthoned shadows of the renaining columns. Vide the late Barl or Orford on lodern Gardening.

III. A plain is not, however, in itself interesting; and the least deviation from the uniforlity of its surface, changes its nature; as long as it remains a flat, it depends on the objects around for all its variety and all its ba ty; but convex and concave forms are conorally pleasinend the number of dorrees and combinations into which they riay be cast is infinite: those forms only in ach wich ere perfectly Ierlar must be avoided; a sericircle can never be tolerable: small portions of large circles blended together; or lines cently curved, wiich are not parts of any circle; a hollow sinkine but little below a level; a swell very rich flattened at the top; are commonly the lost aprecuble ficuros.

In cround which lies beautifully, the conca e will {'enerally prevail; within the salle con pass it shows more surface than & spell; all t'?9 sidos of the latter are not visible at the sae tie, except in a few reticular situations; but it is only in a few particular situations thet any built of a hollow is concealed; earth sous to liave beul ecolulated to raiso tio onde, and taken away to sink the ot'er. o concave, thereine, appears the lichtor, and for the most part it is the woro olecent wape; even the slopes of a swell can harily be brought down, unless bro en :10w

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