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About Thursday 22 May 1662

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Wondering now whether Dorothy Sayers (who would have been familiar with the history of this period) named her heroine Harriet Vane after the Harry Vane mentioned here. The stubborness and adherence to principles in Harriet Vane's character certainly echo Harry Vane's.

About Sunday 10 November 1661

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Cliffhanger sermon! And the audience is hooked.

Not so hooked as to eschew getting too drunk to pray straight hours later, though.

About Thursday 5 July 1660

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Dick Wilson et al.: Spent---expended, used up. See "spend," in dictionaries.

Venison was served, and in quantity.