"Is he so bent on representing Market Snodsbury in the Westminster menagerie?"
"It isn't that so much. Left to himself, I imagine he could take Parliament or leave it alone. But he thinks Florence will give him the bum's rush if he loses."
"He's probably right. She can't stand a loser."
"So he told me. Remember what happened to Percy Gorringe."
"And others. England is strewn with ex-fiances whom she bounced because they didn't come up to her specifications. Dozens of them. I believe they form clubs and societies."
"Perhaps calling themselves the Old Florentians."
"And having an annual dinner."
(from Jeeves and the Tie That Binds, by Sir Pelham Wodehouse)