Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818 / Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening: including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally written; the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the respective arts
[Chapter III, continued], pp. 41-44
44 where we often see the water in its progress from one lake to another, dashing among broken fragments, or gently gliding over ledges of rock, which form the bottom of the channel: this may be accomplished at HAutWOOD, where the most beautiful stone is easily procured; but in disposing the ledges of rock, they should not be laid horizontally, but with the same slanting incli- nation that is observed more or less in the bed of the neighbour- ing river. A hint of such management is shewn under this bridge, the design of which may serve as a specimen of architecture, neither too much nor too little ornamented for rock scenery, in the neighbourhood of a palace.
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