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The Poetry of Architecture, by John Ruskin

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­The architecture of the nations of Europe considered in its association with natural scenery and national character.

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION 1

PART I.—THE COTTAGE.
I. THE LOWLAND COTTAGE—ENGLAND AND FRANCE 7
II. THE LOWLAND COTTAGE—ITALY 15
III. THE MOUNTAIN COTTAGE—SWITZERLAND 25
IV. THE MOUNTAIN COTTAGE—WESTMORELAND 35
V. A CHAPTER ON CHIMNEYS 45
VI. THE COTTAGE—CONCLUDING REMARKS 57

PART II.—THE VILLA.
I. THE MOUNTAIN VILLA—LAGO DI COMO 67
II. THE MOUNTAIN VILLA—LAGO DI COMO (CONTINUED) 80
III. THE ITALIAN VILLA (CONCLUDED) 94
IV. THE LOWLAND VILLA—ENGLAND 104
V. THE ENGLISH VILLA—PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION 113
VI. THE BRITISH VILLA.—PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION.
(THE CULTIVATED, OR BLUE COUNTRY, AND THE WOODED, OR GREEN COUNTRY) 126
VII. THE BRITISH VILLA.—PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION.
(THE HILL, OR BROWN COUNTRY) 145

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