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DEDICATI ON Realizing that the spirit of building is the motivating cause for all prog- ress, we, the Summer Class of 1934, gratefullydedicate this volume of the Burr semi-annual to builders of struc- tures and characters whose contribu- tions to the advancement of the mod- ern world finds a measure of its ex- pression in this book. HELEN COHEN.
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BUILD! That command as it has rung out clearly through the centuries, has brought out of Man the best that is m him - has caused his eyes to shine with the desire to create - has made his heart beat with icy at the opportunity to accomplish - has made his whole soul nobler with a selfless purpose - the enrichment of the world in which he of all God ' s creations, is most highly favored. Build ' and from the wilderness of the plains have risen cities. Build ' and from the ashes of catastrophe have risen re-created cities. Build ' and from economic chaos, has come a new hope in the hearts of discouraged men Even so, to you young men and women who now take another step forward toward your goal, rings the cry; Build ' And in thus urging you to give of your best for the benefit of Man - be it in stone stee or in business I can think of no finer inspiration than that of Ruskin in his Seven Lamps of Architecture when he writes: Therefore, when we build, let us think that we build forever Let it not be for present use, alone, let it be for such work as our descendants will thank us for; and let us think, as we lay stone on stone, that a time IS to come when those stones will be sacred because our hands have touched them, and that men will say as they look upon the labor and wrought substance of them, ' See! this our fathers did for us. ' J C. Lipman, Vice-President, UNION BANK TRUST CO of L A
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