The Diary of Samuel Pepys - January-June, 1663 Summary & Analysis

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January-June, 1663 Summary

Pepys and his wife fight heatedly over her need for a companion once again. She produces a copy of the letter that Pepys formerly burned. Pepys is outraged that so private a letter could have been discovered. He rips all her paperwork, including his letters from sea and his will. She does go through a few more companions in the first part of this year.

Pepys flashes back every March to his bladder stone surgery. He even recalls those that were there for him at that time and hosts an extravagant party for them all.

Pepys and his wife begin dancing lessons. Pepys arranges for his wife to receive private lessons. He is then consumed by jealousy towards the dancing instructor, whom he fears is pursuing an affair with his wife. The Pepys household spends some time in the country at the Halfway House.

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