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The White Feather

The White Feather


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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THE WHITE FEATHER By P. G. Wodehouse To: MY BROTHER DICK The time of this story is a year and a term later than that of The Gold Bat. The history of Wrykyn in between these two books is dealt with in a number of short stories, some of them brainy in the extreme, which have appeared in various magazines. I wanted Messrs Black to publish these, but they were light on their feet and kept awaya painful exhibition of the White Feather. P. G. Wodehouse I EXPERT OPINIONS With apologies to gent ...

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The Pothunters

The Pothunters


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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THE POTHUNTERS by P. G. Wodehouse 1902 TO JOAN, EFFIE AND ERNESTINE BOWES-LYON 1 PATIENT PERSEVERANCE PRODUCES PUGILISTIC PRODIGIES Where have I seen that face before said a voice. Tony Graham looked up from his bag. Hullo, Allen, he said, what the dickens are you up here for I was rather thinking of doing a little boxing. If youve no objection, of course. But you ought to be on a bed of sickness, and that sort of thing. I heard youd crocked yourself. So I did. Nothing much, though. Trod on ...

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The Head of Kay's

The Head of Kay's


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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THE HEAD OF KAYS by P. G. Wodehouse 1905 I MAINLY ABOUT FENN When we get licked tomorrow by half-a-dozen wickets, said Jimmy Silver, tilting his chair until the back touched the wall, dont say I didnt warn you. If you fellows take down what I say from time to time in note-books, as you ought to do, youll remember that I offered to give anyone odds that Kays would out us in the final. I always said that a really hot man like Fenn was more good to a side than half-a-dozen ordinary men. He can do ...

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Tales of St. Austin's

Tales of St. Austin's


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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TALES OF ST AUSTINS by P. G. Wodehouse 1903 Most of these stories originally appeared in The Captain. I am indebted to the Editor of that magazine for allowing me to republish. The rest are from the Public School Magazine. The story entitled A Shocking Affair appears in print for the first time. This was one of our failures. P. G. Wodehouse AD MATREM 1 HOW PILLINGSHOT SCORED Pillingshot was annoyed. He was disgusted, mortified no other word for it. He had no objection, of course, to Mr Mellish ...

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The Politeness of Princes and Other School Stories

The Politeness of Princes and Other School Stories


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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THE POLITENESS OF PRINCES and Other School Stories By P. G. Wodehouse THE POLITENESS OF PRINCES The painful case of G. Montgomery Chapple, bachelor, of Seymours house, Wrykyn. Let us examine and ponder over it. It has been well said that this is the age of the specialist. Everybody, if they wish to leave the world a better and happier place for their stay in it, should endeavour to adopt some speciality and make it their own. Chapples speciality was being late for breakfast. He was late not once ...

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Mike

Mike


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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MIKE A PUBLIC SCHOOL STORY BY P. G. WODEHOUSE TO ALAN DURAND CHAPTER I MIKE It was a morning in the middle of April, and the Jackson family were consequently breakfasting in comparative silence. The cricket season had not begun, and except during the cricket season they were in the habit of devoting their powerful minds at breakfast almost exclusively to the task of victualling against the labours of the day. In May, June, July, and August the silence was broken. The three grown-up Jacksons ...

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A Prefect's Uncle

A Prefect's Uncle


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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A PREFECTS UNCLE by P. G. Wodehouse TO W. TOWNEND 1 TERM BEGINS Marriott walked into the senior day-room, and, finding no one there, hurled his portmanteau down on the table with a bang. The noise brought William into the room. William was attached to Leicesters House, Beckford College, as a mixture of butler and bootboy. He carried a pail of water in his hand. He had been engaged in cleaning up the House against the conclusion of the summer holidays, of which this was the last evening, by the ...

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