The upper class are the keepers of traditions, boat-builders, leaders of expeditions; tattooing is generally done by them, the amount increasing with a man's rank; the custom here still has definite religious associations.
Whittemore, The Founders and Builders of the Oranges; (Newark, 1896).
He added a reminder that the stone which the builders refused was, after all, the Divine choice.
So, with the parable of the two builders, the discourse reached its formal close.
House-cleanings and struggles with builders during the construction of a " soundproof room " taxed her energy, while Carlyle was hiding himself with his family in Scotland or staying at English country houses.