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.
Some actually find the likes of Brand and Pepys
amusing, while some suggest that they are only stating what others think, but are too polite to say.
Working in collaboration with Professor Martin Rossor from the Dementia Research Centre of UCL's Institute of Neurology, Professor Pepys
' team have also shown that the drug also removes SAP from the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease.
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
was the creator of the King's Navy and, without him, there could have been no British Empire.
A sentencing hearing at Cardiff Crown Court last Thursday heard the force's organised crime unit began a covert operation on January 1, 2018, at the address in Pepys
On July 25 last year police officers executed warrants at numerous addresses in Cardiff including Jamie Germaine's home in Pepys
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.