Went a Paris newspaperman all the way to Vendée to beard "the Tiger" (ex-Premier Clemenceau) in his jungle.
Asked the newspaperman: "What do you think about the elections?"
Purred "the Tiger": "Just look how finely my wall flowers are blooming."
"Do you think M. Poincaré will win?" naively queried the reporter.
Growled "the Tiger": "You see, I had to build a wall to keep the sea from washing my garden away. A storm robbed me of 20 feet of ground last Winter, and while I must keep the salt water out with the wall, I have had...