Diary And Correspondence Of Samuel Pepys (volume 3)

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bySamuel Pepys

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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. 1867. Excerpt: ... lodgings, by a friend's means of his; but we come too late; so must try another time. 28th. All the morning at the Office, busy upon an Order of Council, wherein they are mightily at a loss what to advise about our discharging of seamen by ticket, there being no money to pay their wages before January. And this did move Mr. Wren at the table to-day to say, that he did believe that if ever there be occasion more to raise money, it will become here, as it is in Poland, that there are two treasurers--one for the King, and the other for the kingdom. Mr. Pierce, the surgeon,, dropped in, who I feared did come to bespeak me to be godfather to his son, which I am unwilling now to be, having ended my liking to his wife, since I find she paints. After dinner comes Sir Fr. Hollis to me about business; and I with him by coach to the Temple, and there I 'light; all the way he telling me romantic lies of himself and his family, how they have been Parliament-men for Grimsby, he and his forefathers, this 140 years; and his father is now: and himself, at this day, stands for to be, with his father,1 by the death of his fellow-burgess; and that he believes it will cost him as much as it did his predecessor, which was 300/. in ale, and 521. in buttered ale;3 which I believe is one of his devilish lies. To the Duke of York's playhouse, and there saw a piece of " Sir Martin Marrall," with great delight. 29th. (Lord's day.) Put off first my summer's silk suit, and put on a cloth one. Then to church. All the afternoon talking in my chamber with my wife, about my keeping a coach the next year, and doing some things to my house, which will cost money--that is, furnish our best chamber with tapestry, and other rooms with pictures. In which he had lavished upon her were repaid; an...

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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. 1867. Excerpt: ... lodgings, by a friend's means of his; but we come too late; so must try another time. 28th. All the morning at the Office, bus...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021770638X

ISBN - 13:9780217706384

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