Monday, April 29, 2019

Quite true, quite true

"Maud will have to marry somebody awfully rich or with a title. Her family's one of the oldest in England, you know."

"So I understand."

"It isn't as if she were the daughter of Lord Peebles, or somebody like that."

"Why Lord Peebles?"

'Well what I mean to say is," said Miss Plummer, with a silvery echo of Reggie Byng, "he made his money in whiskey."

"That is better than spending it that way," argued George.

(from A Damsel In Distress, by Sir Pelham Wodehouse)

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