Tag Archives: P G Wodehouse

Fortitude In The Face Of Little Lord Fauntleroys: P G Wodehouse

I don’t know why it is, but I’ve never been able to bear with fortitude anything in the shape of a kid with golden curls. Confronted with one, I feel the urge to step on him or drop things on … Continue reading

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Genealogy And DNA: P G Wodehouse

If you are ignorant of Lora Delane Porter’s books that is your affair. Perhaps you are more to be pitied than censured. Nature probably gave you the wrong shape of forehead. Mrs. Porter herself would have put it down to … Continue reading

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The Blessed Damozel: Dante Gabriel Rossetti and P G Wodehouse

The blessed damozel leaned out From the gold bar of Heaven; Her eyes were deeper than the depth Of waters stilled at even; She had three lilies in her hand, And the stars in her hair were seven. Her robe, … Continue reading

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Reading Lord Chesterfield’s Letters: P G Wodehouse

“Lord Chesterfield said that since he had had the full use of his reason nobody had heard him laugh. I don’t suppose you have read Lord Chesterfield’s ‘Letters To His Son‘?” …Well, of course I hadn’t. Bertram Wooster does not … Continue reading

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Jovelike Wrath: P G Wodehouse

The adjective ‘cross’ as a description of his Jovelike wrath…jarred upon Derek profoundly. It was as though Prometheus, with the vultures tearing his liver, had been asked if he were piqued. P G Wodehouse 1881-1075 Jill The Reckless (1922) The … Continue reading

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Being Gruntled: P G Wodehouse

He spoke with a certain what-is-it in his voice, and I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled. P G Wodehouse 1881-1975 The Code of the Woosters 1938 The illustration is copyright: Ryan Jorgensen … Continue reading

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