Support the Monkey! Tell All your Friends and Teachers
up to be married, Peg!’
With that, he jocularly tapped Mrs Sliderskew under the chin,
and appeared, for the moment, inclined to celebrate the close of
his bachelor days by imprinting a kiss on her shrivelled lips.
Thinking better of it, however, he gave her chin another tap, in
lieu of that warmer familiarity, and stole away to bed.