Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II and James II, Volume 3

H. Colburn, 1854

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Página 385 - word, did wrap up my soul so that it made me really sick, just as I have formerly been when in love with my wife; that neither then, nor all the evening going home, and at home, I was able to think of
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Página 62 - of tallow : now, all things civil, no rudeness anywhere; then, as in a bear-garden: then, two or three fiddlers; now, nine or ten of the best: then, nothing but rushes' upon the ground, and every thing else mean; now, all otherwise: then, the Queen seldom and the King never would come; now, not the
Página 252 - 1 The tract alluded to was called "A True and Faithful Account of the several Informations exhibited to the Honourable Committee appointed by the Parliament to enquire into the late dreadful burning of the City of London," 1667. Reprinted in the Antiquarian Repertory, vol. i., p. 123.
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Página 115 - her hair about her ears; many black patches, because of pimples about her mouth; naked-necked, without any thing about it, and a black just-au-corps. She seemed to me a very comely woman: but I hope to see more of her on May-day. 27th. This afternoon I got
Página 295 - choked; but with much ado Orange Moll did thrust her finger down his throat, and brought him to life again. 3d. To church, and thither comes Roger Pepys to our pew, and thence home to dinner, whither comes by invitation, Mr. Turner, the minister, and my cozen Roger brought with him
Página 136 - Post of 2d May, 1791, the virtues of May dew were then still held in some estimation; for it records that " on the day preceding, according to annual and superstitious custom, a number of persons went into the fields and bathed their faces with the dew on the grass, under the idea that it would render them

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