Pepys


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Pepys

 (pēps, pĕp′ĭs), Samuel 1633-1703.
English civil servant whose diary includes detailed descriptions of the Great Plague (1665) and the Great Fire of London (1666).

Pepys′i·an adj.

Pepys

(piːps)
n
(Biography) 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

Pepys

(pips, pɛps, ˈpi pɪs, ˈpɛp ɪs)

n.
Samuel, 1633–1703, English diarist and naval official.
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Putting aside Samuel Pepys, who has forced in this way the door of immortality, innumerable people, criminals, saints, philosophers, young girls, statesmen, and simple imbeciles, have kept self- revealing records from vanity no doubt, but also from other more inscrutable motives.
The imagination thrills, and Heaven knows what figures people still its broad stream, Doctor Johnson with Boswell by his side, an old Pepys going on board a man-o'-war: the pageant of English history, and romance, and high adventure.
Butler's 'Hudibras.' Pepys' 'Diary.' The Restoration Drama.
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Our greatest witness for those remarkable events is, of course, the inimitable Samuel Pepys but his life extended well beyond the Diary years.
Those included in the Oxford DNB include Deborah Ashwell, with whom Pepys enjoyed a clandestine affair later discovered by his wife.
He was creator of the modern Navy and the foremost chronicler of his age - not that you would have gathered as much with The Private Life Of Samuel Pepys.
Pepys was the creator of the King's Navy and, without him, there could have been no British Empire.
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When news of the fire reached him, Pepys famously collected what valuables he could and then - to keep it safe - buried some wine and a Parmesan cheese.