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A mold, or molding (the former is the ancient term), monly signifies the entire arch but ; A we com- which ornaments a jamb or of such series. a is when placed said to be grouped, generally find group series here generally used in the sense of a particular it is member Members are part or tion, as 11 them ; in combina- but bunch of moldings separate or members, standing prominent or isolated, either on a shaft or between two deep hollows. An so arch of two or more orders, many is one which recessed by successive planes or retiring sub-arches, each placed behind and beneath the next before Thus PL.

There lis is In this said to lose its original character, especially in sometimes so close a in this complex molding, that it is on the almost roll, it is See the outline diagrams in resemblance to the head of a fleur-deit is difficult to disconnect the idea of the one from the other. An example is given, Potter's Monastic Remains, Tintern Abbey, in PL. XIII. of work, we may here observe, which is quite invaluable in showing the curves and geometric formations of early moldings, and which every lover of Gothic architecture ought to possess.

In the first better to copy only eight or ten inches of the is once may be them members or the planes in which the ; a full-sized plan is, ; first instance, it molding at respectively lie (that by measurement of the block, jamb or arch) marked out on the paper, and the tape adjusted in the second case, is it to advisable to carry the tape merely over the necks of the hollows, and subsequently to deter- mine their breadth and width by inserting a measure into them. As Early English moldings are often mutilated, from being so far undercut that portions of the projecting members have fallen or been broken the lead off, may frequently be manipulated into a part which is entire, and afterwards drawn upwards or down- wards In finds exit at a broken place.

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