From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
Dr. Slop, who only just realized that Obadiah had returned with the bag, thinks—like Tristram—that Mrs. Shandy might give birth before he untangles the bag. A sudden commotion upstairs makes him hurry.