Jeeves gives notice when Bertie plans to continue his less-than-inspired horn playing during a country vacation. Chuffy rents Bertie a country cottage and hires Jeeves as his new gentleman's gentleman. Chuffy is in love with an American heiress and distressed when he discovers she was once engaged to Bertie. A massive blowup leaves Chuffy and family not speaking to the Americans. Written by
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After Jeeves resigns as Bertie's valet, Bertie says, "We shall meet at Philippi." This is a paraphrase of a quote from Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar". Before the Battle of Philippi, Brutus sees a ghost; when he asks its identity, the specter replies, "Thy evil spirit, Brutus: I shall see thee at Philippi." See more
She must have had a wonderful time being engaged to you. What on earth made her except you I wonder?
I once consulted a knowledgeable pal. And his theory was that the sight of me hanging around like a loony ship awoke the maternal instinct in woman. There may be something in this.