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To make the feeling against the manufacturers more intense, statements were published to the effect that they were practising an unfair, un- American policy in discriminating against competent union men in favor of the cheap unskilled foreign labor. "History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
While he yet struggled, there rode up Sir Owain who had followed in hot haste from the court; and when he saw the fallen knight, he was amazed that a mere lad, unarmed and unskilled in knightly exercises, should thus have prevailed. "Stories from Le Morte D'Arthur and the Mabinogion" by Beatrice Clay
The lamentable scarcity of officers, and the large number of recruits and of unskilled men necessarily put aboard the new vessels as they have been commissioned, has thrown upon our officers, and especially on the lieutenants and junior grades, unusual labor and fatigue and has gravely strained their powers of endurance. "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present" by Various