Why more bloggers haven’t sanctified Samuel Pepys, I don’t know.
He started this, and even then, his journals wasn’t discovered for close to a hundred years, if I recall my literary history, but I don’t. I’m sure it all available someplace online. I used to link to a site that was doing Pepys journal, day-by-day.
The Diary of Samuel Pepys – Samuel Pepys, Richard Le Gallienne & Robert Louis Stevenson
He was a, the UR blogger?
From his diary:
“We do naturally all love the Spanish, and hate the French”
Excerpt From: Pepys, Samuel. “Quotations from Diary of Samuel Pepys.”