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Widger"s Quotations from the Diary of Samuel Pepys

by David Widger

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Published by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: historical,
  • British & Irish history: c 1500 to c 1700,
  • Other prose: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • England,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Quotations,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11645420M
    ISBN 101404326944
    ISBN 109781404326941

    About The Diary of Samuel Pepys. Richard Le Gallienne’s elegant abridgment of the Diary captures the essential writings of Samuel Pepys (–), a remarkable man who witnessed the coronation of Charles II, the Great Plague of , and the Great Fire of Originally scribbled in a cryptic shorthand, Pepys’s quotidian journal of life in Restoration London provides an astonishingly.   Enter the life and remarkable times of the lovable Samuel Pepys (pronounced "peeps"). Born in London in , the son of a tailor, he began keeping a diary on January 1, , and continued for nine years, faithfully recording the rich and varied details of seventeenth-century London s:

    Samuel Pepys is as much a paragon of literature as Chaucer and Shakespeare. His Diary is one of the principal sources for many aspects of the history of its period. In spite of its significance, all previous editions were inadequately edited and suffered from a number of omissions--until Robert Latham and William Matthews went back to the year-old original manuscript and deciphered each. The Index to the complete Diary of Samuel Pepys in its most authoritative and acclaimed edition. This renowned edition of The Diary of Samuel Pepys, edited by Robert Latham and William Matthews, is the first to present a newly transcribed text of the famous Diary and to equip it with a systematic commentary.

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The diary which Samuel Pepys kept from January to May is one of our greatest historical records and a major work of English literature, writes the renowned historian Paul Johnson. A witness to the coronation of Charles II, the Great Plague ofand the Great Fire ofPepys chronicled the events of his ed on: Ap The diary which Samuel Pepys kept from January to May is one of our greatest historical records and a major work of English literature, writes the renowned historian Paul Johnson.

A witness to the coronation of Charles II, the Great Plague ofand the Great Fire ofPepys chronicled the events of his day.

Originally written in a cryptic shorthand, Pepys's diary 4/5(3). Dear Diary, Read this rather interesting book comprised of the diary entries of one Mr. Samuel Pepys. In and of itself, the diary is not altogether engaging. It is however quite interesting for its descriptions of the Great Fire ofwhich burned down much of London.4/5.

Essays for The Diary of Samuel Pepys. The Diary of Samuel Pepys essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of The Diary of Samuel Pepys.

The Plague Diaries of Samuel Pepys and Daniel Defoe: A Historical Overview; Gender Roles, Love, and Marriage in Seventeenth Century. Title: Diary of Samuel Pepys, Diary Entire Author: Samuel Pepys Release Date: June, [Etext #] [Yes, we are more than one year ahead of schedule] [This file was first posted on Decem ] Edition: 10 Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII The Project Gutenberg Etext of Diary of Samuel Pepys, Diary Entire.

Samuel Pepys was a senior British Member of Parliament and administrator of navy. Despite no prior sea-time experience, Pepys rose through the ranks to become the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty, serving under King Charles II and King James II.

They recently released an edition of The Diary, by Samuel Pepys so if you have an ebook reader of some kind you might want to download it so you always have a copy with you.

They use the same copyright-free version of the diary that we use on this site (originally prepared in ), as opposed to the slightly more complete and annotated version.

Editions for The Diary of Samuel Pepys: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ). Samuel Pepys was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is now most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man.

By his hard work and his talent for administration, he rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II /5(2). PREVIOUS EDITIONS OF THE DIARY.

Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F.R.S., Secretary to the Admiralty in the reigns of Charles II. and James II., compris-ing his Diary from todeciphered by the Rev. John Smith, A.B., of St. John’s College, Cambridge, from the orig-inal Shorthand MS.

in the Pepysian Library, and a Selection 14With the book only being pages while the full original diary had about 1, words, a possible criticism could be that this Anthology is too short, but because the people who edited it down are very knowledge on the subject of Samuel Pepys, they clearly would be able to compress the diary in such a way that it contained the key points it.

The seventh volume of the complete Diary of Samuel Pepys in its most authoritative and acclaimed edition. This complete edition of the Diary of Samuel Pepys comprises eleven volumes - nine volumes of text and footnotes (with an introduction of pages in Volume I), a tenth volume of commentary (The Companion) and an eleventh volume of Index.

Samuel Pepys - Samuel Pepys - The diary: The diary by which Pepys is chiefly known was kept between his 27th and 36th years. Written in Thomas Shelton’s system of shorthand, or tachygraphy, with the names in longhand, it extends to 1, words, filling six quarto volumes in the Pepys Library.

It is far more than an ordinary record of its writer’s thoughts and actions; it is a supreme. The diary of Samuel Pepys: Transcribed by the late Rev. Mynors Bright, from the shorthand manuscript in the Pepysian Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge by Pepys, Samuel, ; Bright, Mynors, ; Wheatley, Henry Benjamin, Letters sent by or to Samuel Pepys.

Numbers in brackets indicate quantity of annotations. 27 AprSamuel Pepys to John Evelyn (2) From a letter this day come to my hand from a Shipp of ours (the little Guift) that in a Conflict with a Hollander on the Irish Coast (wherein shoe though much over matched hath acquitted her selfe very well).

The Diary of Samuel Pepys: The Great Plague of London & The Great Fire of London, Samuel Pepys. Paperback. $ The Diary of Samuel Pepys Samuel Pepys. out of 5 stars 8. Paperback. $ Next. Special offers and product s: The Diary of Samuel Pepys has been called a literary work like no other.

Unlike other diarists of his time, Pepys had no aspirations for publication. This freed him up to paint a frank, uncensored portrait of life in London at the time of the Restoration. Throughout the work, which spans from   One's book of a lifetime should become a total obsession – a work that leaves you seeing the world through different eyes.

For me, it's the unexpurgated 'Diary of Samuel Pepys. In addition to editing the eleven volumes of The Diary of Samuel Pepys, he was the editor of the acclaimed Shorter Pepys () and A Pepys Anthology (), both published by University of California Press.

William Matthews was Professor Reviews: 8. I first encountered the diary of Samuel Pepys inwhen I was It is the book that has informed – I might almost say "defined" – my whole life.

Because of it, since 1 January I. PREVIOUS EDITIONS OF THE DIARY. I. Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F.R.S., Secretary to the Admiralty in the reigns of Charles II. and James II., comprising his Diary from todeciphered by the Rev.

John Smith, A.B., of St. John’s College, Cambridge, from the original Shorthand MS. in the Pepysian Library, and a Selection from his Private Corresp.Samuel Pepys FRS (/ p iː p s / PEEPS; 23 February – 26 May ) was an administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man.

Pepys had no maritime experience, but he rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, hard work.PEPYS, Samuel.

The Diary. Edited Henry B. Wheatley. 10 volumes. Original cloth. London: George Bell & Sons, A fine set, comprised of eight volumes of Pepys's diary, a .