"This question has been a source of controversy", he said, slowly and
deliberately, "for untold ages, and it is about time it should be definitely
decided. It has led to bloodshed in the past, and there is no reason to
suppose it will not lead to the same in the furure.
After much thought and consideration, not to mention mental worry and
anxiety, it is my opinion, all side issues being swept aside, that a man's
lower limbs, in order to preserve harmony of proportion, should be at
least long enough to reach from his body to the ground.