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P. G. Wodehouse
(1881-1975) born on
Oct 15
English novelist, humorist. He is best known for farces of English gentry; created characters Wooster and Jeeves in "The Inimitable Jeeves," 1924.
         
   
F
He felt like a man who, chasing rainbows, has had one of them suddenly turn and bite him in the leg.

R
Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is best not to stir them.
A
If I had had to choose between him and a cockroach as a companion for a walking-tour, the cockroach would have had it by a short head.
N
While not exactly disgruntled, he was far from feeling gruntled.
K
Sudden success in golf is like the sudden acquisition of wealth. It is apt to unsettle and deteriorate the character.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Quoted in R. Usborne, Wodehouse at Work to the End, Ch. 4
R: Bring on the Girls," (with Guy Bolton)
A: My Man Jeeves," 'The Spot of Art'
N: The Code of the Woosters."
K: In "The Golfer's Book of Wisdom," ed. by Criswell Freeman, 1995.
   


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