By P. G. Wodehouse
A whole solid of Wodehouse creations—including tyrannical family members, beastly associates, demon childrens, and literary fatheads—return for extra close to catastrophes and glowing comedy
A Gentleman of relaxation is a comic book novel devoted to Douglas Fairbanks—who starred within the movie version—and issues a tender guy, his love lifestyles, and a housebreaking. Famiiliar Wodehouse characters from each side of the sea make appearances. in the meantime, in scorching Water, J. Wellington Gedge is the guy who has everything—but reveals himself stuck in a chain of overseas occasions so that it will, if he doesn't placed a cease to it, go away him donning the sissy uniform of the yank ambassador to Paris. summer time Moonshine includes Sir Buckstone Abbott attempting to promote what's most likely the ugliest domestic in England, in addition to a classy love quadrangle and keep it up, Jeeves is a suite of reports within which Jeeves take cost and a well-known bevy of people entice him to resolve their problems—and are by no means dissatisfied.
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Dona Flor felt at peace with her husband, had no accounts to settle with him. She bowed her head, and stopped observing the girl's movements. All she saw, as she lowered her eyes, was Vadin ho running his hand over her body in the iron bed, whisper ing in her ear: · "Nothing but haybags to pass the time. " What the devil was a haybag, Dona Flor suddenly wondered. What a pity she had never asked him, but it couldn't be anything good. She smiled. All the others haybags, the only one he really loved was she, Flor, a flower in Vadinho's hand from which he stripped the petals.
At least look out of the window," said Dona Norma to Ze Sampaio, having given up hope of dragging him to the cemetery. "Look and see what the funeral is like of a man who knew how to make friends, not a wild animal, like you . . He was a rascal, a gambler, a good-for-nothing, worthless, and yet look. And mind you, on a Carnival day. When you die, Mr. Sampaio, there won't be a single pall bearer . •" and Her Two Husbands 25 Ze Sampaio neither answered nor looked out of the window. In bed, in a pair of old pajamas, with yesterday's papers, he merely gave a faint sigh and put his thumb between his teeth.
It was Vadinho's favorite dish, I will never again serve it at my table. His teeth bit into the crab, His lips were yellow with the dende oil, Alas, never again his lips, His tongue, never again His mouth burning with raw onion ! ) I At the mass of the seventh day after Vadinho's death, at which Dom Clemente Nigra officiated in the Church of St. Theresa, the beautiful nave enveloped in the bluish, transpar ent light coming from the sea across from it, as though the church were a boat on the point of weighing anchor, the sympathy and the solidarity manifested in whispered com ments were addressed to Dona Flor, kneeling in the first row before the altar, all in black-wearing a black lace mantilla lent her by Dona Norma, which hid her hair and her tears a rosary between her fingers.