When the rigor of the seasons obliged men to contrive shelter from the inclemency of the weather, we learn that they first planted trees on end, and then laid others across to support a covering. The bands which connected those trees at top and bottom... Illustrations of masonry - עמוד 50מאת William Preston - 1829 - 456 דפיםתצוגה מלאה
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