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James Little has posted 4 annotations/comments since 27 January 2020.

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About Sunday 5 May 1667

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Batch we use the term slack water for the still period between the tides. Standing water is as was said a puddle. There is also a phoneme on called a standing wave caused by tide and sometimes wind.

About Friday 22 February 1666/67

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When Samuel says a girl is ugly does he mean it in the sense that we understand today or could he mean something else such as spotty? I remember someone in the diary obtaining some “puppy dog water” (urine?) for another girls ugly face.