|THE ARMY, THE NAVY, AND THE AIR FORCE
(The Three Tradesmen)|
A council was called to discuss the best means of fortifying a city.
A Bricklayer gave his opinion that no material was so good as brick for the purpose.
A Carpenter begged leave to suggest that timber would be far more preferable.
Whereupn a Tanner spoke up: "Sirs, when you have said all that can be said, there is nothing in the world like leather."