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Pepys

Samuel. 1633--1703, English diarist and naval administrator. His diary, which covers the period 1660--69, is a vivid account of London life through such disasters as the Great Plague, the Fire of London, and the intrusion of the Dutch fleet up the Thames
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Lives in a shared house and decorates rich homes Ahmed Adeel Akhtar Local newsagent has a wife, kids, bossy mother and wayward brother Mary Lesley Sharpe Grew up on Pepys Road but wants to cash in on house prices Petunia Gemma Jones Life-long resident of the street who is bewildered by her new neighbours Arabella Rachael Stirling Married to Roger, and the frustrated mother of two unruly sons Roger Toby Jones Greedy city banker who's anticipating a big cash bonus
What makes it especially useful is that--unlike modern books by government officials out to secure their place in history--this was written by Pepys entirely for his own enjoyment.
Pepys, middle-class, striving, intelligent without being a genius, selfish, lecherous, greedy for life and all the good things it has to offer, is a classic Everyman, surely as recognizably human to readers in China or Africa as he is to his compatriots.
49, 267) which cry out for deeper explanation than that offered by passing and often imprecise reference to Pepys as "Puritan," "bourgeois," "parvenu," or "professional" (pp.
Pepys and his colleagues plan to begin testing the drug on Alzheimer's patients soon.
Although one of the chief attractions of the Pepys collection is the miscellane-ous nature of its Middle English material, the laborious task of identifying and cataloguing such items raises familiar bibliographical problems.
While Adam Eyre's progress in the world was in some ways an impressive one, far greater worldly success and more complex challenges awaited Samuel Pepys when he began his famous diary in January of 1660.
Renee Pepys Lowe - Designing Daughter and Founder of CoCaLo, Inc.
Also present is diarist Samuel Pepys (Daniel Mays of Mrs Biggs fame), whose eyewitness accounts of the Great Fire became an important document of the tragedy.
Gyford began with a simple aim: to republish all of Pepys's diary entries, day by day, for 10 years, just as Pepys did.
Perhaps, PEPYS, you need to reconfigure your notion that if it's "developed country- made" (synonymous with "white-made"), it's superior.