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About Thursday 7 November 1661

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Maine again voted down a bear baiting ban two days ago. Doughnuts seem to be the favored bait.

About Thursday 5 September 1661

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I find it interesting that Elizabeth didn't feel obliged to 'splain herself to Sam, nor did he feel he could press her on it, despite his intense curiosity.

About Thursday 4 July 1661

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Older people with cardiovascular disease are being encouraged to donate blood precisely because it does remove old blood cells, which the body replaces with new ones. Older blood cells are stiff and sticky, contributing to clots, stroke and heart attack.

About Monday 15 October 1660

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There will be many many instances of "the best that ever... in my life" over the life of the Diary. I do admire his enthusiasm.