A great city was besieged, and its inhabitants were called together
to consider the best means of protecting it from the enemy. A Bricklayer
earnestly recommended bricks as affording the best material for an
effective resistance. A Carpenter, with equal enthusiasm, proposed
timber as a preferable method of defense. Upon which a Currier stood
up and said, "Sirs, I differ from you altogether: there is no material
for resistance equal to a covering of hides; and nothing so good as
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