Tuesday, September 13, 2016

A sympathetic listener

If I do say so, I told my story well, omitting no detail however slight. I had him Bless-my-soul-ing throughout, and when I had finished he t'ck-t'ck-t'ck-ed and said it must have been most unpleasant for me, and I said that "unpleasant" covered the facts like the skin on a sausage.

(from How Right You Are, Jeeves, by Sir Pelham Wodehouse)

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