Diary, Feb/Mar 1668/69

Author: Samuel Pepys
Language: English
Wordcount: 24,776 / 70 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.1
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 766
mnybks.net#: 5617
Genre: Biography
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, I do think it is not altogether so beautiful as the oyle pictures; but I will have some of one, and some of another. Thence set him down at Little Turnstile, and so I home, and there eat a little dinner, and away with my wife by coach to the King's playhouse, thinking to have seen "The Heyresse," first acted on Saturday last; but when we come thither, we find no play there; Kinaston, that did act a part therein, in abuse to Sir Charles Sedley, being last night exceedingly beaten with sticks, by two or three that assaulted him, so as he is mightily bruised, and forced to keep his bed. So we to the Duke of York's playhouse, and there saw " She Would if She Could," arid so home and to my office to business, and then to supper and to bed. This day, going to the play, The. Turner met us, and carried us to her mother, at my Lady Mordaunt's; and I did carry both mother and daughter with us to the Duke of York's playhouse, at next door.


2nd. Up, and to the office, where all the morning, and home to dinner

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