Mr Boffin seemed a little unprepared for this conclusion, but assented, with the remark, 'You know better what it ought to be than I do, Wegg,' and again shook hands with him upon it.
I thought you might have know'd him without it,' said Mr Boffin slightly disappointed.
I haven't been not to say right slap through him, very lately,' Mr Wegg made answer, 'having been otherways employed, Mr Boffin.
Much impressed by this family circumstance, and also by the friendly disposition of Mr Wegg, as exemplified in his so soon dropping into poetry, Mr Boffin again shook hands with that ligneous sharper, and besought him to name his hour.
Boffin's Bower is the name Mrs Boffin christened it when we come into it as a property.
Also, while he still grasped that feature, he directed several thoughtful looks down the street, after the retiring figure of Mr Boffin.
The effect of the name was so very alarming, in respect of causing a temporary disappearance of Edward's head, casting his hind hoofs in the air, greatly accelerating the pace and increasing the jolting, that Mr Wegg was fain to devote his attention exclusively to holding on, and to relinquish his desire of ascertaining whether this homage to Boffin was to be considered complimentary or the reverse.
A white figure advancing along this path, proved to be nothing more ghostly than Mr Boffin, easily attired for the pursuit of knowledge, in an undress garment of short white smock-frock.
Mrs Boffin, Wegg,' said Boffin, 'is a highflyer at Fashion.
And I am sure I hope it'll do you both good,' said Mrs Boffin.
Facing the fire between the settles, a sofa, a footstool, and a little table, formed a centrepiece devoted to Mrs Boffin.
These arrangements is made by mutual consent between Mrs Boffin and me.
Mrs Boffin who, perpetually smiling, had approached and drawn her plump arm through her lord's, most willingly complied.
So now, Wegg,' said Mr Boffin, wiping his mouth with an air of much refreshment, 'you begin to know us as we are.
Mellers it, is the word I should employ, Mr Boffin.