He would drive into Fallon at once to see the carpenter
and deposit the check.
Now those things in which a city should be one are of different sorts, and in preserving an alternate reciprocation of power between these, the safety thereof consists (as I have already mentioned in my treatise on Morals), for amongst freemen and equals this is absolutely necessary; for all cannot govern at the same time, but either by the year, or according to some other regulation or time, by which means every one in his turn will be in office; as if the shoemakers and carpenters
should exchange occupations, and not always be employed in the same calling.
There have been employed in making the said new cage, ninety-six horizontal beams, and fifty-two upright joists, ten wall plates three toises long; there have been occupied nineteen carpenters
to hew, work, and fit all the said wood in the courtyard of the Bastille during twenty days.
The former had imported a small army of carpenters
and plasterers, plumbers and painters from a distant city, and what had been but a dilapidated shell when they reached it was now a cosy little two-story house filled with every modern convenience procurable in so short a time.
Great hubbub was going on in the Guild Hall of the town, also, for here a grand banquet was to be given to the King and the nobles of his train, and the best master carpenters
were busy building a throne where the King and the Sheriff were to sit at the head of the table, side by side.
The great pavilion brought there yester eve is being raised, and carpenters
are busy nailing tiers of seats, while `prentices from London town are there with many-coloured stuffs and silks and cloth of gold and silver.
Gangs of carpenters
hoping for high pay arrived in Moscow every day, and on all sides logs were being hewn, new houses built, and old, charred ones repaired.
The story and a half of which it consists had been knocked up cheaply, by carpenters
I should say rather than masons, and the general effect is of a brightly coloured van that has stuck for ever on its way through the passage.
You chaps certainly seem to know river-work," Sheldon told one of the carpenters
arrived with a water-butt, and the painters insisted on painting it.
Here, amid the noise of carpenters
and masons, with only one room fit to sit in, and that shared by chattering children, he went on with his work.
I told her that the roof would be repaired at once, by Christian carpenters
selected by her from the congregation.
The inhabitants are chiefly landowners, together with a few shopkeepers and the necessary tradesmen, such as blacksmiths and carpenters
, who do nearly all the business for a circuit of fifty miles round.
They were masons, carpenters
, joiners, slaters, blacksmiths, and glaziers; and there was work enough to last them for a long time, for had they not their own houses to build when they had finished those for other people?
, and smiths, and many other artisans, will be sharers in our little State, which is already beginning to grow?