Irishman back and hogtie him, whip him, and beat him senseless. After four hours of being bashed bloody and bruised, he tells his captors everything he knows.
Finally, they take the Italian and hogtie him, whip him, and beat him senseless. The other two men could hear him crying out in pain for nearly ten hours as he was tortured, but his captors couldn’t get him to tell them anything, so they let him go.
When the three men regrouped outside, the Englishman took a sip of whiskey from a flask and set his hand on the shoulder of the Italian, asking, “So, howd’ya go so damn long and not say anything?”
To which the Italian replied, “How could I have talked with my hands tied behind my back?”