Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Wikipedia content is not yet automatically copied to this page.
For now, you can directly visit this topic on Wikipedia.
The first edition of Butler’s “Hudibras” is dated 1663, and it probably had only been published a few days when Pepys bought it and sold it at a loss. He subsequently endeavoured to appreciate the work, but was not successful. The edition in the Pepysian Library is dated 1689.