P. G. Wodehouse Quote
There is about him something that seems to soothe and hypnotize. To the best of my knowledge, he has never encountered a charging rhinoceros, but should this contingency occur, I have no doubt that the animal, meeting his eye, would check itself in mid-stride, roll over and lie purring with its legs in the air.
"Bertie, do you read Tennyson?"
"Not if I can help."
Right Ho, Jeeves (1934)