Samuel Pepys

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Noun1.Samuel Pepys - English diarist whose diary contained detailed descriptions of 17th century disasters in England (1633-1703)Samuel Pepys - English diarist whose diary contained detailed descriptions of 17th century disasters in England (1633-1703)
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According to the Guardian, the A-level which also includes Times journalist Caitlin Moran's Twitter feed, Samuel Pepys's diary entries, interview of rapper Dizzee Rascal and work of former Guardian columnist, the Secret Footballer, has been denounced as 'rubbish' by the Department for Education.
And though the journeys are often transnational, peppering the collection with place names of minor European towns and cities, even when the destination is local and the purpose domestic, Sebald leaps off imaginatively, as in the poem "Day Return," on journeys within journeys: "The city sinks behind me / as I head home in the evening / reading Samuel Pepys's diary / of the Great Fire of London // People taking to boats / many pigeons killed / panic on the river ..."
The first record of Punch performing in public in England is contained in Samuel Pepys's diary in 1662, in which he wrote about a show he saw in Covent Garden but Mr Punch's origins in Europe go back further to the character of Pulcinella.
For instance, one imagines and Smyth himself argues, that literary historians would not have misread Pepys's Diary as a transcription of bourgeois inner turmoil had they read it beside contemporary financial account books and almanacs.
Foys and Whitney Anne Trettien, "Vanishing Transliteracies in Beowulf and Samuel Pepys's Diary," might usefully have been split into two complementary essays.