Samuel Pepys

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Samuel Pepys

Samuel Pepys

I went out to Charing Cross to see Major General Harrison hanged, drawn, and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition.More Samuel Pepys [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
As happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!More Samuel Pepys [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.More Samuel Pepys [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The truth is, I do indulge myself a little the more in pleasure, knowing that this is the proper age of my life to do it; and, out of my observation that most men that do thrive in the world do forget to take pleasure during the time that they are getting their estate, but reserve that till they have got one, and then it is too late for them to enjoy it.More Samuel Pepys [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I find my wife hath something in her gizzard, that only waits an opportunity of being provoked to bring up; but I will not, for my content-sake, give it.More Samuel Pepys [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I find my wife hath something in her gizzard, that only waits an opportunity of being provoked to bring up; but I will not, for my content-sake, give it.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Strange to say what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But me thought it lessened my esteem of a king, that he should not be able to command the rain.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The truth is, I do indulge myself a little the more in pleasure, knowing that this is the proper age of my life to do it; and, out of my observation that most men that do thrive in the world do forget to take pleasure during the time that they are getting their estate, but reserve that till they have got one, and then it is too late for them to enjoy it.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He that will not stoop for a pin will never be worth a pound.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I find my wife hath something in her gizzard, that only waits an opportunity of being provoked to bring up; but I will not, for my content-sake, give it.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I went out to Charing Cross to see Major General Harrison hanged, drawn, and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Thanks be to God, since my leaving drinking of wine, I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better, and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The best of a bad bargain.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I did this night promise my wife never to go to bed without calling upon God, upon my knees, in prayer.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I went home and took my wife and went to my Cosen Tho. Pepys's and found them just sat down to dinner, which was very good; only the venison pasty was palpable beef, which was not handsome.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Music and woman I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It having been a very cold night last night I had got some cold, and so in pain by wind, and a sure precursor of pain is sudden letting off farts, and when that stops, then my passages stop and my pain beginsMore Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I see it is impossible for the King to have things done as cheap as other men.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My wife, who, poor wretch, is troubled with her lonely life.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And it is a wonder what will be the fashion after the plagueisdoneastoperiwigs, fornobody will daretobuy any haire for fear of the infectionthat it had been cut off the heads of people dead of the plague.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Poorpeoplestaying intheir houses aslong astill thevery fire touched them, and then running into boats or clambering from one pair of stair by the waterside to another. And among other things, the poor pigeons I perceive were loath to leave their houses, but hovered about the windows and balconies till they were some of them burned, their wings, and fell down.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Unlike God the artist does not start with nothing and make something of it. He starts with himself as nothing and makes something of the nothing with the things at hand.More Samuel Pepys [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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