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Samuel Pepys and the world he lived in

by Henry Benjamin Wheatley

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Published by Swan Sonnenschein in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Henry B. Wheatley
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA447.P4 W5 1895
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 311 p. ;
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26560542M
OCLC/WorldCa002363574, 3399227

Samuel Pepys, FRS (23 February – 26 May ) was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament, famous chiefly for his comprehensive gh Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by hard work and his talent for administration to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under King James II.   This can be awkward: before he fled to the countryside, Pepys had found himself among people so anxious about the disease that he had to lie about where he lived. Conversely, many of us are now wrestling with the counter-intuitive notion that the most public-spirited thing to do may be simply looking after ourselves.

  Young Samuel. Pepys was born in London on 23 February He went to Cambridge University on a scholarship and married fourteen year-old Elisabeth de St Michel in October He began administrative work in London and gradually rose through governmental posts with the navy, eventually becoming Chief Secretary of the : History Hit.   Jayne B Reviews / Book Reviews 17th-century / Biography / England / non-fiction 6 Comments. Samuel Pepys, with his insatiable curiosity, his sociable disposition, and the ample opportunities provided by his office, was ideally equipped to explore the London in which he lived.

Pepys and musical instruments. Henry B. Wheatley's "Samuel Pepys and the World He Lived In" ( edition) gives this list of musical instruments (p. 98) mentioned in the diary (and he gives dates each instrument was mentioned). These 20 items are on the list. The Diary of Samuel Pepys opens with an entry dated January 1, The author was twenty-seven years old and already well on his way to a lucrative .


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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Author: Henry Benjamin Wheatley. There's a reason why this simple book, just a guys's diary from the late 's, is one of the classics of world literature.

More than almost any other book I can think of, Pepys really gives you a powerful feeling of what it would be like to live in another time.4/5. Samuel Pepys and the World He Lived In Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe: Subject: Pepys, Samuel, Subject: Cabinet officers -- Great Britain -- Biography Subject: Diarists -- Great Britain -- Biography Subject: Great Britain -- Social life and customs.

SAMUEL PEPYS AND THE WORLD HE LIVED I N. CHAPTER I. PEPYS BEFORE THE DIARY. “He was a pollard man, without the top (i. the reason as the source of ideas, or immediate yet not sensuous truths, having their evidence in themselves; or the imagination or idealizing power, by symbols mediating between the reason and the understanding), but on.

Samuel Pepys and the World He Lived in Issue 33 of English Literature Series: Author: Henry Benjamin Wheatley: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Haskell House Publishers, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects. 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. He also had a particular interest in the life of Samuel Pepys (), founding the Samuel Pepys Club in and producing the most reliable edition of Pepys' diary until the Latham edition ().

This volume, first published in Author: Henry Benjamin Wheatley. Every child in England knows who Samuel Pepys was, particularly when we learn about the Great Fire of London.

I didn't know much about Samuel Pepys himself. He lived during so much change. What amazing insight into this man and the diary he kept. Parts of this book were a hard slog/5. A life laid bare Pepys's diary is our principal source of information about 17th-century London.

But what makes it endlessly fascinating, says Claire Tomalin, is the author's candour about his Author: Claire Tomalin. Samuel Pepys and the world he lived in Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Samuel Pepys and the World He Lived In by Henry B.

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Then she wraps it all into the context of the fascinating times in which Pepys lived and gives us rich introductions to those who shared his life and world. This book is a MUST READ for anyone who likes Pepys. Anyone who doesn't know Pepys will run right out and buy the volume version of the diary after reading this by:   • The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn is published by Yale.

To order a copy for £17 (RRP £20) go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online. The Diary of Samuel Pepys is one of the most entertaining documents in English history. Written between andas Pepys was establishing himself as a key administrator in the naval office, it is an intimate portrait of life in 17th-century England covering his professional and personal activities, including, famously, his love of music, theatre, food, wine and his.

SAMUEL PEPYS. The family of Pepys is one of considerable antiquity in the east of England, and the Hon. Walter Courtenay Pepys1says that the first mention of the name that he has been able to find is in the Hundred Rolls (Edw. I, ), where Richard 1Mr.

Pepys has paid great attention to the history of his fam. Samuel Pepys is the astonishing biography by bestselling author Claire Tomalin.

WHITBREAD BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Immaculately well done. Tomalin has managed to unearth a wealth of material about the uncharted life of Samuel Pepys' Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday 'Sex, drink, plague, fire, music, marital conflict, the fall of kings, corruption and courage in public life, /5().

The Diary of Samuel Pepys is perhaps the most well known collection of reminiscences. He maintained it, in secrecy, fromthe year of the Restoration, until when fear of blindness prevented his daily labours.

Though it covers less than a decade, it offers a lively and detailed insight into a period and a personality, for he noted events in both public and private life. The most exciting thing about the world of the young Samuel Pepys was the city in which he found himself.

More than half a million people lived in London, by far the largest city in the kingdom. But though London was immense by contemporary standards, it was not so large that one person -one curious and streetwise boy -could not get to know its Brand: David & Charles.

Samuel Pepys, an English diarist and politician, lived in London during the time of The Great Plague. Pepys was a well-educated man who attended Cambridge University and became successful due to his occupation as an administrator in the Navy and his position as the President of the Royal Society (Stack, M and Griffin, L., ; Stevenson, Wheatley, Henry B.

Samuel Pepys and the World He Lived In. 3d ed. New York: Haskell House, New York: Haskell House, A classic work originally published in