If he's speaking the truth, it would not grow.
However, that he claimed it would grow means he's either lying, in which case it would still grow or, in fact, he was simply declaring upon lying that his nose would grow.
Without more context, we can't know what would...
Perhaps it went the way of saying "why" instead of "how come"!
One cannot determine the answer, since you did not say whether Orr was $31 per month, quarter or annum, etc.!
Is there proof you wrote this question on Wyzant?
There are mice,
there are men,
and East is East
and West is West,
and (n)ever the twain shall meet!
Gary Dexter investigates Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Emily Brontë explained the origin of the word 'wuthering' in the novel itself:
'Wuthering Heights is the name of Mr Heathcliffe's dwelling. "Wuthering" being a significant provincial adjective, descriptive of the atmospheric...
One concludes an essay with a period, question mark or ellipsis!