I doubt that he would be writing specifically for peers of Wooster, not least because he himself was not a peer of Wooster. Wodehouse was more closely a peer of Mike Jackson from the Psmith books. Reduction in family circumstances robbed Wodehouse of a career at Oxford, sending him instead to the Hong-Kong and Shanghai Bank closely mirroring the reduced ...


Break out in the dictionary means: to develop or emerge with suddenness or force Merriam-Webster Some examples given are the fire broke out or the riot broke out, meaning, suddenly began. So in this case, 'the orchestra broke out' means 'suddenly started playing'.

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