PEER’S GRANDSON MARRIES A MUSIC-HALL ARTISTE.
1.Two minutes later he was fast asleep. His father was right, was his last reflection. There was no good trying to understand women.
2.At that instant “old Jumbo” put his head dubiously round the door. He was the weakest of husbands and men, but helped by Colin’s lecture, he had almost overcome his repugnance to a sick-room. The last two days had frightened him out of his very limited wits. He had not heard Fay sobbing for the last quarter of an hour. Had Claudia got her asleep or——
3.“Why don’t you put on your dancing-pumps and go off and dance with her to-night? I daresay she’ll cut out some unfortunate fellow for you.”