August 7.—Mr. Perkupp has given me leave to postpone my holiday
a week, as we could not get the room. This will give us an opportunity
of trying to find an appointment for Willie before we go. The
ambition of my life would be to get him into Mr. Perkupp’s firm.
The Diary of a Nobody
is the fictitious diary of Charles Pooter, written by George
Grossmith and originally serialised in Punch magazine in 1888 and 1889.
The text of this version is taken from
the Gutenberg etext
, and the weblog
format was engineered by Kevan Davis
(initially a straight
weblog in 2004, then rewritten as an auto RSS generator in April 2007).