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Record 14377

Reading Experience:

'And a little to my Lord Chancellors, where the King and Cabinet met, and there met Mr Brisband, with whom good discourse; to White-hall towards night, and there he did lend me the "Third Advice to a paynter", a bitter Satyr upon the service of the Duke of Albemarle the last year. I took it home with me and will copy it, having the former - being also mightily pleased with it. So after reading it, I to Sir W. Penn to discourse a little'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 20 Jan 1667
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Samuel Pepys
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 23 Feb 1633
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Admiralty, Clerk of the Acts
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Andrew Marvell
Title: Third Advice to a paynter
Genre: Politics, satire
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: this was an ms copy
Provenance: borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 14377  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: 8
  Page: 21
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1974), 8, p. 21,, accessed: 12 August 2020

Additional comments:



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