By P. G. Wodehouse
The intense disregard Wodehouse sequence maintains, with Big Money, one among Wodehouse's so much impossible to resist comedian stories. while Lord Biskerton--bearing in basic terms the beginnings of a mustache and a noble distain for paintings, and his pal Berry Conway, who unfortunately succumbed to financial strain to turn into the secretary to American millionaire T. Paterson Frisby, search Ann Moon, Frisby's appealing niece and heiress for their mutual betterment, the consequences are unforgettable.
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B. Hoke had first made his acquaintance. His name was Kelly, and in the circles in which he moved he was known as Captain Kelly, though in what weird regiment of irregulars he had ever held a commission nobody knew. He drew Mr Hoke into a corner, and once more inspected him with a wooden stare. ' he asked. J. B. Hoke's manner had undergone a change for the worse since leaving Mr Frisby's sitting-room. His gentle suavity had disappeared. ' He chewed a toothpick morosely, for Mr Frisby's summons had excited him and aroused hopes of large commissions.
She came down to the school one Saturday and stood us a feed. Coffee, doughnuts, raspberry vinegar, two kinds of jam, two kinds of cake, ice-cream, and sausages and mashed potatoes,' said Berry, in whose memory the episode had never ceased to be green. It was not so green as Mr Frisby. His sensitive stomach had turned four powerful handsprings and come to rest, quivering. 'Don't talk of such things,' he said, shuddering strongly. ' 'Very good, sir. ' 'If you like. ' 'Thank you very much, sir,' said Berry.
Why didn't you know your father? ' 'He was killed in a railway accident when I was three. And then this aunt adopted me. Her husband had just died, leaving her a fortune. That's where the money came from that you used to hear jingling at school. He was in the jute business, I believe. ' 'What a gruesome mess you must have been at three,' said the Biscuit meditatively. 'You were bad enough at fourteen. ' 'On the contrary. ' 'Hannah Wisdom. ' 'I see. The one who gets worried about your woollies. ' 'Hannah has often told me that I looked like a little angel in my velvet suit.
Big Money (Collector's Wodehouse) by P. G. Wodehouse