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The labourer, be he millionaire or manual worker, is worthy of his hire, but, in the absence of a definite contract, very distinct divergences of opinion may arise as to the value of that hire. Such value may ultimately have to be settled by Judge and Jury, and possibly, in the case of a Structural Engineer or Architect, the award may be on such a scale as to make the victorious Plaintiff feel that the hire is not worthy of the labourer. Lexterus
MR. G. V. GRIFFITHS (Keighley) said he was very interested in “ mushroom ” construction, and asked Mr. Davidson to explain what, special provisions had been made in the reinforcement for end spans.
I ALWAYS think that one of the most difficult things to write well is a monograph dealing with a living personality, particularly when one has received many kindnesses at his hands. It is so easy to become nauseatingly fulsome with cheap laudatory epithets which the reader imagines have been written with the tongue in the cheek : it is equally easy to write a sort of prolonged abstract from "Who’s Who."