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Page 4 - A certain discretion ought to be allowed the author, and so long as eminent problem composers are problem critics, no extravagant views in either direction need be feared, as such are best able to appreciate the conflicting elements involved in conceiving, constructing and perfecting an elaborate position.
Page 3 - has, no doubt, arisen from the difficulty in defining a perfectly correct problem to guide examiners in their estimate of the relative value of problems in tourneys, &c. But perfect accuracy, even in problems, is not always possible, or, even where possible, always desirable.