Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Not a fresh smell

Eve went in. The single sitting-room of the cottage certainly bore out the promise of the exterior. It contained a table with a red cloth, a chair, three stuffed birds in a glass case on the wall, and a small horsehair sofa. A depressing musty scent pervaded the place, as if a cheese had recently died there in painful circumstances.

(from Leave It To Psmith, by Sir Pelham Wodehouse)

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