Samuel Pepys was born 23 February 1633, and died 26 May 1703.
- Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.
- Music [is] a science peculiarly productive of a pleasure that no state of life, public or private, secular or sacred; no difference of age or season; no temper of mind or condition of health exempt from present anguish; nor, lastly, distinction of quality, renders either improper, untimely, or unentertaining.
- I did not like that Clergy should meddle with matters of state.
- Now public business takes up so much of my time that I must get time a Sundays or a nights to look after my own matters.
- Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.
- He that will not stoop for a pin will never be worth a pound.
- After that to a bookseller’s and bought for the love of the binding three books.
Source for Image: By John Hayls – Walthamstow Weekender (file), Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=210769
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