30 March 2016

The merest pittance for Muriel Bromborough

'Oh, Brancepeth,' said the girl, her voice trembling, 'why haven't you money? If only you had the merest pittance - enough for a flat in Mayfair and a couple of good cars and a villa in the South of France and a bit of trout fishing on some decent river, I would risk all for love. But as it is...'

- P.G. Wodehouse, 'Buried Treasure', in Weekend Wodehouse, 1939.

See also:
Comedy: Knuts & spats, 17 August 2013
Comedy: Wodehouse in Hollywood, 12 February 2013
ComedyThe fine art of stage direction in musical comedies, 15 February 2012

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