In the novel by Dickens, Great Expectations, Pip's half-holiday is soured when Orlick becomes jealous about it and Mrs. JOe things tha tno one dserves to have even a half-holiday. They argue about it. He goes to Ms. Havisham's to see Estella but she's gone. Upset he goes to Pumblechook's house to read a ply. That's when he sees Orlick spying on him. He races home but it is too late. His sister has been attacked and is permanently left disabled.