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Uneasy Money

Uneasy Money


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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UNEASY MONEY By P. G. Wodehouse 1 In a day in June, at the hour when London moves abroad in quest of lunch, a young man stood at the entrance of the Bandolero Restaurant looking earnestly up Shaftesbury Avenuea large young man in excellent condition, with a pleasant, good-humoured, brown, clean-cut face. He paid no attention to the stream of humanity that flowed past him. His mouth was set and his eyes wore a serious, almost a wistful expression. He was frowning slightly. One would have said ...

Keywords: Aristocracy (Social class) -- Fiction British -- United States -- Fiction Humorous stories Inheritance and succession -- Fiction Love stories New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
The Intrusion of Jimmy

The Intrusion of Jimmy


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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Year of publication: 0

THE INTRUSION OF JIMMY BY P.G. WODEHOUSE CHAPTER I JIMMY MAKES A BET The main smoking-room of the Strollers Club had been filling for the last half-hour, and was now nearly full. In many ways, the Strollers, though not the most magnificent, is the pleasantest club in New York. Its ideals are comfort without pomp and it is given over after eleven oclock at night mainly to the Stage. Everybody is young, clean-shaven, and full of conversation: and the conversation strikes a purely professional ...

Keywords: British -- United States -- Fiction Burglary -- Fiction Humorous stories Love stories New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction Police -- Family relationships -- Fiction
Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again

Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again


Mark Twain

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Year of publication: 2004

GOLDSMITHS FRIEND ABROAD AGAIN By Mark Twain NOTE.No experience is set down in the following letters which had to be invented. Fancy is not needed to give variety to the history of a Chinamans sojourn in America. Plain fact is amply sufficient. LETTER I SHANGHAI, 18. DEAR CHING-FOO: It is all settled, and I am to leave my oppressed and overburdened native land and cross the sea to that noble realm where all are free and all equal, and none reviled or abusedAmerica America, whose precious ...

Keywords: Imaginary letters Satire United States -- Fiction