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An address on why Samuel Pepys discontinued his diary by Power, D"Arcy Sir

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Published by The Lancet in London .
Written in English


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Statementby D"Arcy Power
ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26293668M

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Read the latest articles of The Lancet at , Elsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature.   It is unfortunate that Pepys discontinued his diary in It would have been interesting to compare his descriptions of listening at the theatre with experiences he probably had at the first commercial concerts in the s, to find out how his perception of music, and maybe even the strategy used to describe it, had developed by then. The book is likely to be overshadowed by the Pepysian festivities on all sides. A pity, but hardly something that could have been avoided. Faber offers us gentle revaluation of a marginal figure: the Latham edition gives us Pepys and his diary as we have never properly had them up till now.   Samuel Pepys was the son of a London tailor and a president of the Royal Society. He was a philanderer who could feed a wench lobster before having his way with her under a chair in a tavern (twice, on a good day), and a sage moralist who wrote solemnly to rebuke his chief patron, the Earl of Sandwich, for an extra-marital affair which threatened his ed on: Octo