Samuel Pepys and I have many things in common: we both like wine, theatre, curiosity and the company of other people. We both lived in times of plague. I think our eyebrows look similar. Samuel kept his journal for a decade and wrote a million words. That's where our paths diverge:) But then we meet again. This is what Sam writes in 1661: "I have newly taken a solemn oath about abstaining from plays and wine…". A month later, he says "Here I drank wine upon necessity, being ill for the want of it." I'm in love.
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