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By P. G. Wodehouse

The extreme disregard Wodehouse sequence keeps, with Big Money, one among Wodehouse's such a lot impossible to resist comedian stories. whilst Lord Biskerton--bearing simply the beginnings of a mustache and a noble distain for paintings, and his pal Berry Conway, who unfortunately succumbed to fiscal strain to turn into the secretary to American millionaire T. Paterson Frisby, search Ann Moon, Frisby's attractive niece and heiress for their mutual betterment, the consequences are unforgettable.

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And then this aunt adopted me. Her husband had just died, leaving her a fortune. That's where the money came from that you used to hear jingling at school. He was in the jute business, I believe. ' 'What a gruesome mess you must have been at three,' said the Biscuit meditatively. 'You were bad enough at fourteen. ' 'On the contrary. ' 'Hannah Wisdom. ' 'I see. The one who gets worried about your woollies. ' 'Hannah has often told me that I looked like a little angel in my velvet suit. I had long golden curls—' 'This is loathsome,' said the Biscuit austerely.

It's rather a sad story. ' 'Too bad,' said Mr Frisby, taking a pepsine tablet. 'If,' suggested Berry, 'you would care to make some practical demonstration of your sympathy, a small rise—' 'Changing the subject,' said Mr Frisby. ' 'Very good, sir. ' 'I met her once. She came down to the school one Saturday and stood us a feed. Coffee, doughnuts, raspberry vinegar, two kinds of jam, two kinds of cake, ice-cream, and sausages and mashed potatoes,' said Berry, in whose memory the episode had never ceased to be green.

It will be a sorry day for old England,' said Lord Biskerton, 'when one can't find some mug to buy a mine, however dud. You say yours hasn't anything in it? What of that? My old guv'nor once bought shares in an oil-well, and not only was there no oil, there wasn't even a well. ' Berry picked at the table-cloth. His was an imagination that never required a great deal of firing. ' Berry's eyes were glowing. 'If I could find somebody who would give me enough to pay back old Attwater's loan I wouldn't stay here a day.

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