November 5, 1668

November 5, 1668

Samuel Pepys kept diary that was discovered and published, years later.

350 years later?

November 5, 1668

“5TH. Up, and Willet come home in the morning, and God forgive me! I could not conceal my content thereat by smiling, and my wife observed it, but I said nothing, nor she, but away to the Office.”

The historical period of time covered by the diaries, essentially ten years, each day — decade of 1660-70. What Was remarkable was the frank nature of the material, in some cases.

Why more bloggers and online journals haven’t totally embraced his work, I don’t know.

The Diary of Samuel Pepys – Samuel Pepys

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