The maximum load on the engine is thus greater and more power is required than for fixed drums. Steam consumption is economized, whenever possible, by throwing in the clutches of both drums and hoisting in balance.
Fleury had economized in the army and navy, as elsewhere, and when in 1733 war was forced upon him he was hardly prepared.
When visitors came in larger and unexpected numbers there was but the third chair for them all, but they generally economized the room by standing up.
Influence in society, however, is a capital which has to be economized if it is to last.