Let me add, however, that he was as far as possible from being a "spoony."
Any young man can get spoony on any girl if he sees enough of her.
All I can say is, if I were as spoony as you are, on that girl, I'd have learned all about her long ago.
"Yes, yes, the craythur's doin' somethin' in the spoony line," said Kisseck.
His Nibs skedaddled yesterday per jack-rabbit line ...