I thought you were going to the Varsity.Youll want them tomorrow.Give us your coat, said Psmith briskly, and try and get it over quick.We oughtnt to do badly, if were careful.And the papers next day proved that he was right.The football editions of the evening papers are not reticent about those who play the game: and Psmith drank in every detail with the thoroughness of the conscientious student.His three-quarters-of-an-hour absence had led to the accumulation of a small pile of letters on his desk.Youve been getting some practice, I suppose, this season?Psmith sipped meditatively. Oh! Ah! Is your SexY LinGerIe Smith?He was to undergo a similar bereavement several times that afternoon, and at frequent intervals.I fear, Psmith was saying, that we must tear ourselves away.Right ho. Dash it, its twenty to.You would think that a man would be glad to see the son of a personal friend.
Psmith nodded.He seemed to have no curiosity as to the extent of Psmiths knowledge. From the moment he took his first wHoleSalE briDesmAid DreSsEs till the luncheon interval he had suffered the acutest discomfort.I made certain that Rossiter had run me in for something.By this time Psmith would know that his was not the only case in which Commerce was booming.I am the victim of Fate.My father sends his compliments.He will take your place in the postage department.demanded Mike.He turned on Psmith with a snort of frenzy.You have not had leisure to think the matter over coolly.Have a dozen native clerks under you, all looking up to you as the Last Word in magnificence, and end by marrying the Governors daughter.How was Warrington out?What did happen?Mike settled himself into position, his whole soul concentrated on the ball.There was, he said, some little friction, I hear, in the office today in connection with a cheque.
There were about as many earnest Liberals as there were earnest Unionists.I shall be with him in a moment.Moreover, his toes wriggled.Youre in first wicket, I suppose?Edward was Mr Wallers son.And, the outside world offering so few attractions, the worker, perched on his stool, feels that he is not so badly off after all.How, asked Psmith, do you propose to strengthen the Navy by burning boats?There was a cab in the offing.The audience surged round Mike and his opponent. He jolly well CheAp ProM drEssEs a chance.There is, moreover, continued Psmith, another aspect to the affair.Psmith waved the matter aside.A chop or a nice steak seemed to be about what he might want.You will enter upon your duties tonight.I like the bit where you call the Royal Family "blood-suckers".I shall make no allusion to the painful affair.