Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys Volume 1-2

Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...the Pierces2 and their wives, and Captain Cuttance, Cand Lieutenant Lambert, with whom we made ourselves very merry by taking away his ribbans 'an3 garters, having made him to confess that he is lately married. 27th (Lord's day). Before I rose, letters come to me from Portsmouth, telling me that the Princesse is now well, and my Lord Sandwich set sail with the Queene and her yesterday from thence for France. To church, a poor dull sermon of a stranger. Home, and at dinner was very angry at my people's eating a fine pudding (made' me by Slater, the cooke, last Thursday) without my wife's leave. To church again, 1 Richard Rooth, Captain of the Dartmouth. 2 The surgeon and the purser of the same name. 3 See 24th January, 1659-6o, and 9th February, 1662-63. (M. B.) a good sermon of Mr. Mills, and after sermon Sir W. Pen and I an hour in the garden talking. Mr. and Mrs. Turner supped with us, and after supper we fell to oysters, and then Mr. Turner went and fetched some strong waters, and so being very merry we parted. This day the parson read a proclamation at church, for the keeping of Wednesday next, the 3oth of January, a fast for the murther of the late King. 28th. Dined at home, and after dinner to Fleet Streete, with my sword to Mr. Brigden (lately made Captain of the Auxiliaries) to be refreshed, and with him to an ale-house, where I met Mr. Davenport, and after some talk of Cromwell, Ireton and Bradshaw's 1 bodies being taken out of their graves to-day, I went to Mr. Crew's and thence to the Theatre, where I saw again "The Lost Lady," which do now please me better than before; and here I sitting behind in a dark place, a lady spit backward upon me by a mistake, not seeing me, but after seeing her to be a very pretty. lady, I was not...show more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236645278
  • 9781236645272