What a Pity He Missed Blogging
I've said it elsewhere, but it's a crying shame that Samuel Pepys didn't live long enough to blog.
"Sunday 15 December 1661 (Lord’s day). To church in the morning... Sir W. Pen dined with me and we were merry. Again to church...
Via Pepys Diary
"I have been troubled this day about a difference between my wife and her maid Nell, who is a simple slut, and I am afeard we shall find her a cross-grained wench.
"I am now full of study about writing something about our making of strangers strike to us at sea; and so am altogether reading Selden and Grotius, and such other authors to that purpose."