November 17.—Still feel tired and headachy! In the evening
Gowing called, and was full of praise about our party last Wednesday.
He said everything was done beautifully, and he enjoyed himself enormously.
Gowing can be a very nice fellow when he likes, but you never know how
long it will last. For instance, he stopped to supper, and seeing
some blanc-mange on the table, shouted out, while the servant
was in the room: “Hulloh! The remains of Wednesday?”
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).