OTHER: “Who builds stronger than a mason, a shipbuilder, or a carpenter?”
GRAVEDIGGER: Ay, tell me that and I’ll let you go.
OTHER: Ah, now I’ve got it!
GRAVEDIGGER: Let’s have it.
OTHER: Damn, now I can’t think of it.
GRAVEDIGGER: Ha! Stop beating your brain, it won’t do you any good. The next time you’re asked that question, say, “a grave-maker.” The houses that he makes last till doomsday.
Now go and fetch me a bottle of liquor.