The Diary of Samuel Pepys - Study Guide January-May, 1669 Summary & Analysis

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Pepys spends much time alone in the last section of the journal. He takes long walks and practices his music. He does prepare one large feast in the beginning of the year. In preparation for this, he has himself deloused. He has a plaster of his head made, which he finds very clever. He also sees the King's laboratory and kisses the Queen's hand.

He grows weary of his wife's anger over his affair with Deb. She does learn, however, that he still sees Deb.

Sunken ships are inspected and neglect is discovered. Pepys, however, grows weary in his work. He requests an extended vacation due to health reasons. The petition is granted.

Pepys closes his journal, stating that he must now dictate his writing, due to his loss of vision. He trusts no one well enough to dictate the personal items he includes in his journal...

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