A glance at the young visitor was enough to tell me that he was low-spirited. And, mind you, it isn't often that you find the object under advisement in this condition. A singularly fizzy bird, as a rule. In fact, taking him by and large, I should say that of all the rollicking lads at the Drones Club, Claude Cattermole Pirbright is perhaps the most rollicking.
(from The Mating Season, by Sir Pelham Wodehouse)