"Mustn't what? Want to kiss you?" Matt blinked, a little confused. "I- I mean, I won't kiss you again. Not unless you wish me to. But why shouldn't I want to? You're- you're a wonderful young lady, Penny, and I could-" He broke off, shaking his head.
"Forgive me. I shouldn't say any more. I do not wish to make you uneasy, and I apologize." He straightened slightly, though he was still nervous. "I'm afraid I cannot help my feelings, though I've tried."