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The Diary of Samuel Pepys (Volume 8, PT. 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R458 Discovery Miles 4 580
The Diary of Samuel Pepys (Volume 8, PT. 2) (Paperback): Samuel Pepys
The Diary of Samuel Pepys (Volume 8, PT. 2) (Paperback): Samuel Pepys

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys (Volume 8, PT. 2) (Paperback)

Samuel Pepys

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1900. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 1668- DEGREES9. January rst. Up, and presented from Captain Beckford1 with a noble silver warming-pan, which I am doubtful whether to take or no. Up, and with W. Hewer to the New Exchange, and then he and I to the cabinet-shops, to look out, and did agree, for a cabinet to give my wife for a New-year's gift; and I did buy one cost me 11, which is very pretty, of walnutt-tree, and will come home to-morrow. So back to the old Exchange, and there met my uncle Wight; and there walked, and met with the Houblons, and talked with them -- gentlemen whom I honour mightily: and so to my uncle's, and met my wife; and there, with W. Hewer, we dined with our family, and had a very good dinner, and pretty merry: and after dinner, my wife and I with our coach to the King's playhouse, and there in a box saw "The Mayden Queene." Knepp looked upon us, but I durst not shew her any countenance; and, as well as I could carry myself, I found my wife uneasy there, poor wretch therefore, I shall avoid that house as much as I can. So back to my aunt's, and there supped and talked, and staid pretty late, it being dry and moonshine, and so walked home, and to bed in very good humour. 2nd. Up, at the office all the morning, and at noon home to dinner, where I find my cabinet come home, and paid for it, and it pleases me and my wife well. So after dinner busy late at the office, and so home and to bed. 3rd (Lord's day). Up, and busy all the morning, getting rooms and dinner ready for my guests, which were my uncle and aunt Wight, and two of their cousins, and an old woman, and Mr. Mills and his wife; and a good dinner, and all our plate out, and mighty fine and merry, only I a little vexed at burning a new table-cloth myself, with one of my trencher-salts.2 Dinner done, I out with W. Hewer ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
Authors: Samuel Pepys
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 68
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-91694-7
Barcode: 9781234916947
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-234-91694-0

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