“He has patted the babies on the head,” said Mr. Perker, trembling with anxiety.
We may speculate—why did Perker make this foolish selection?
And it is not clear why he should pay his own costs to them, and not to Perker.
Perker nodded his head thoughtfully, and pulled out his watch.
“No ‘if’ in the case, my dear sir,” said Perker, triumphantly.
“Give him a week,” said ...