No, it couldn’t. Or could it?
Yes! It was the Earl of Hog!
Oh, how marvellous, and how is Hedge these days, it’s been how long since his last visit? Must have been a year at least…
I don’t know, he was rushing off to the dry cleaner’s he said, something about a crushed snail on his lapel. Damn dashing he looked, very well-fed and a rotund bottae!