By P. G. Wodehouse
During this assortment from the grasp, P. G. Wodehouse brings jointly a few of his oldest neighbors for a celebration: The fats of the Land (Freddie Widgeon); Scratch guy (The Oldest Member); the suitable technique (Mr Mulliner); Jeeves Makes An Omelette, The be aware In Season (Bingo Little); significant company (Mr Mulliner); go away It To Algy (Bingo Little); pleasure Bells For Walter (Golf story); A Tithe For Charity (Ukridge); Oofy, Freddie and the meat belief (Freddie Widgeon).
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Additional info for A Few Quick Ones (Jeeves, Book 11.5)
He felt almost abandoned, almost as if he were starting all over again, older, tireder, and with little hope of ever achieving a goal he had almost forgotten. Even he knew he had become a harmless eccentric, a man with one very odd spot in his makeup. Then as the sweat-stained billfold, the tattered message came back to him, he remembered his revenge. He had been wrong all those years thinking it would be enough to know that the thief had taken the bait, was reading the message, was wanting to break his limbs one by one, to slice him with a dull knife, to roast him over a slow fire, and all without having any idea who he was or where to find him, he, Dillon, having been until that moment at best merely a professional problem involving a pocket and a billfold.
That was a foolish thing to try, anyway,’ your father said. ’ he said. The seaweed, I remember, was just the color of her hair, rich glossy brown like new-opened horse chestnuts. ’ your father said. “‘That’s for you to say,’ she said. ’ she said. “‘True as I’m standing here,’ your father said. ’ she said. ’ she said. ’ “‘Then that’s how it is,’ she said. ’ “And so, by God, it did,” Robert Martin said. Oh, I was the solemn one. ” he said. I felt like an idiot and looked quickly at Robert Martin, expecting to be told I was one, but he was laughing so hard he had to lower himself to the floor to keep from falling too.
And she went. He wished he could see her. He could see her shadow moving on the frosted glass. He mopped his plate with bread, all the while watching the shadow on the window and quite forgetting to sneak a good look at the woman at his table. It was obviously some other toilet. ” There was almost no blood. Or perhaps he was going to keep a journal in it. I had, after all, a sort of right to be out on the ice with Robert. He was a successful businessman and politician. He went to mass at eight o’clock on Sunday morning and to Unitarian services at eleven.
A Few Quick Ones (Jeeves, Book 11.5) by P. G. Wodehouse