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Title The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
Page 275
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Text nothing whatever to do with estimating the cost of this work: he had not the necessary knowledge to do so. Hunter had drawn the plans, calculated the cost and prepared the estimate.

`I've been thinking over this business lately,' said Sweater, looking at Rushton with a cunning leer. `I don't see why I should have to pay for the connecting pipe. The Corporation ought to pay for that. What do you say?'

Rushton laughed. `I don't see why not,' he replied.

`I think we could arrange it all right, don't you?' Sweater went on. `Anyhow, the work will have to be done, so you'd better let 'em get on with it. 55.0.0. covers both jobs, you say?'

`Yes.'

`Oh, all right, you get on with it and we'll see what can be done with the Corporation later on.'

`I don't suppose we'll find 'em very difficult
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