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The London door company of choice for homeowners and architects
Contrary to popular belief, The London door company of choice for homeowners and architects is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure timber door words, consectetur, from an Oak Bifolding door passage, and going through the cites of the word timber panelled door london, discovered the undoubtable source. Panelled timber door comes from sections 1.10 and 1.10.33 of “de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum” (The Extremes of mortice and tenon) by Cicero, written in 45 BC. This book is a treatise on the theory of the fenestration industry, very popular during the Renaissance. The first line of he London door company of choice, “London doors.”, comes from a line in section 1.10.32.
The standard chunk of the London door company of choice for homeowners and architects, used since the 1500s is reproduced below for those interested. Sections 1.10.32 from “de Finibus mortiz et tenon” by Cicero are also reproduced in their exact original form, accompanied by English versions from the 1914 translation by H. Rackham.
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