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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, Volume 4
Samuel Pepys,Baron Richard Griffin Braybrooke,John A Smith
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Page 441 - Thiers, it appears, has also derived much valuable information. Many interesting memoirs, diaries, and letters, all hitherto unpublished, and most of them destined, for political reasons, to remain so, have been placed at his disposal, while all the leading characters of the empire, who were alive when the author undertook the present history, have supplied him with a mass of...
Page 176 - The King in his robes, bare-headed, which was very fine. And after all had placed themselves, there was a sermon and the service; and then in the Quire at the high altar, the King passed through all the ceremonies of the Coronacon, which to my great grief I and most in the Abbey could not see.
Page 72 - At Rouen he looked so poorly, that the people went into the rooms before he went away to see whether he had not stole something or other.
Page 180 - Now, after all this, I can say that, besides the pleasure of the sight of these glorious things, I may now shut my eyes against any other objects, nor for the future trouble myself to see things of state and showe, as' being sure never to see the like again in this world.
Page 156 - the first time it hath been acted these twenty years, and it takes exceedingly. Besides, I see the gallants do begin to be tyred with the vanity and pride of the theatre actors who are indeed grown very proud and rich.
Page 390 - King's house, but it was ill acted, and the play so poor a thing as I never saw in my life almost...
Page 137 - To the Theatre, where was acted 'Beggar's Bush,' it being very well done ; and here the first time that ever I saw women come upon the stage.
Page 432 - We must pronounce Miss Strickland beyond all comparison the most entertaining historian in the English language. She is certainly a woman of powerful and active mind, as well as of scrupulous justice and honesty of purpose.