Four large battleships were taken and razed and covered with armor-plate.
In its race with armor-plate, the gun has thus far been the winner.
Of course, the character of armor-plate has been vastly improved since that time.
You'll find that hereafter we've got a cook, and not an incendiary nor a forger of armor-plate.
I told him that I loved it, and to go to bed, for I wanted ...