The Man with the Double Heart
"It doesn't seem to affect your circulation in the least. I'm certain what you complain about is due to indigestion--the aftermath perhaps of a touch of Influenza."
A twinkle crept into the blue eyes watching him. "I suppose one heart's Italian and the other purely Scotch?" He ventured the joke against himself in a spirit of relief.
"That's it!" His new friend laughed ... "a dual personality. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, with a physical excuse." He gave loose reins for a moment to his vivid imagination, which swept him on with the current of his thoughts.
"You're not married, you say? Well--you'd better be careful. It might lead to bigamy! If so, refer to me."
A curious expression came into the young man's face as he echoed the other's laugh with a trace of confusion.
"A fair wife and a dark one? Porridge and ... Chianti!"