But Spode is a character from pure planet Wodehouse—just as much as Aunt Agatha or Gussy Fink-Nottle.
If not, there are 90-odd original Wodehouse books on a shelf nearby.
Evelyn Waugh, who like the Hitch and myself, revered the Master, judged people on how sound they are on Wodehouse.
Wodehouse, who adored the Pekingese breed of dog, liked to judge people on whether they were sound on Pekes.
Meanwhile the Curate, without a single thought for his landlady, made a rush to Wodehouse's room.
Miss Wodehouse did not understand the look, nor put any significance into the words.
This vagabond Wodehouse, whom the Curate had taken in at his sister's request—what was the meaning of that mystery?
"When people do repent, my belief is that they do it directly," said Miss Wodehouse.
Miss Wodehouse was seated in the drawing-room, looking slightly flushed and excited.
I cannot conjecture to whom it has been promised by Col. Wodehouse.