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By P. G. Wodehouse, C. H. Bovill

ISBN-10: 0809592738

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"Please, sir, it's approximately my salary." His age was once twenty-two and his identify used to be Roland Bleke. Mr. Fineberg, at his note, drew himself jointly a lot as a British sq. at Waterloo should have drawn itself jointly on the sight of a squadron of cuirassiers. "Salary?" he cried. "What approximately it? What's the problem with it? You get it, don't you?" "Yes, sir, yet --" "Well? Don't stand there like an fool. what's it?" "It's too much." Mr. Fineberg's mind reeled. It was once inconceivable that the millennium may have arrived with a jerk; nonetheless, he had exceptionally heard one in every of his clerks whinge that his wage used to be too huge. . . .

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