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SURELY one of the most depressing parts of life is discovering your heroes possess feet of clay.
The project, being carried out by Wildish Construction, will remove three inches of asphalt, six inches of concrete and then as much as two feet of clay.
RALPH Fiennes is just the latest Hollywood God to be exposed as having feet of clay.
Welsh rugby, I fear, is a colossus but with feet of clay - that clay will be even weaker, both financially and competitively - the two most vital structural components.
Smith said a single liner - a single 60 mm sheet of hard plastic over two feet of clay - would not assure local residents that soil and water would be protected.
They might wait on us hand and foot and remain underfoot-until they discover we have feet of clay.
How will the revelation that the hierarchy has feet of clay play with them?
No giants in the Saturday roundtable, and we all had feet of clay.
Naturally comprised of five to six feet of clay followed by a layer of gravel from a neighboring river, a layer of slate and finally rock, the area pushes the limits of drilling equipment.
The recording is almost saved by Neil Young, but even he shows his feet of clay, relying too heavily on his old songwriting device of repeating a line whenever he thinks it might come across as profound.
Al Conrad, New Hope Pipe Liners' Sales and Marketing Representative, said U-Liner was used to rehabilitate 4700 of the 5400 feet of clay pipe.