• Movements which come spontaneously from employers anti workmen themselves—if
these movements have thealielp of all political parties so, much the better, of aourse—are• always more valuable than schemes T•wliieli are imposed from theontside. • We cannot believe that it iS-beyond the wit, or contrary • to- the-desire, of some Of the captains of industry and some of the Labour leaders " to get together " quickly. In these matters it is generally necessary to take the current while it serves or lose our ventures. A favourable state of feeling can be developed into something enduringly good, but if it be neglected or ignored it may pass away and we must then pronounce upon it the forlorn words of Browning : " One more task declined, one more footpath untrod."
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