- Software name: appdown
- Software type: Microsoft Framwork
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What we saw was the leather-curtained spring-wagon and its little striped-legged mules. The old negro in charge of them bowed gravely to me and smiled affectionately upon Ferry. About an hour later Gholson appeared. He took such hurried pains to explain his coming that any fool could have seen the real reason. The brigade surgeon had warned him--Oh! had I heard?--Oh! from Ned Ferry, yes. The cause of his threatened breakdown, he said, was the perpetual and fearful grind of work into which of late he had--fallen.
The Clockwork man lay in the coal cellar, which was situated in the area, just opposite the surgery door. He lay there, stiff and stark, with an immobile expression upon his features, and his eyes and mouth wide open.
"I'm sorry," he murmured, "our recruit[Pg 32] seems to be a little awkward. I don't think he quite understands."(1.) To what general object are all pursuits directed?(2.) What besides wealth may be objects in the practice of engineering pursuits?(3.) Name some of the most common among the causes which reduce the cost of production.(4.) Name five of the main elements which go to make up the cost of engineering products.(5.) Why is commercial success generally a true test of the skill connected with engineering-works?