"Then you'd better talk with my brother, Lowboy," said Highboy tartly.
"I knew she'd bring you," said Lowboy, pointing to Hortense.
Lowboy started to run for the door but collided with a chair.
"How doggedly he speaks," said Lowboy, who burst into loud laughter.
And Lowboy is so fat he might get stuck going down the chimney.
"We are bound to have a trying time," said Lowboy, joking as usual.
"She should have some privilege if she has to laugh at the royal jokes," said Lowboy.
"Highboy and Lowboy are in the cooky jar," said the Clock, not waiting to be asked.
"And you'd rather be right than be King, of course," said Lowboy.
Gone also, as Kirk discovered, was the lowboy beside the library door.