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TMN has posted six annotations/comments since 7 September 2014.

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Second Reading

About Thursday 31 October 1661

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Excuse me but, are all references to his sexual dalliances excised from this series? When I read the Diary in book form he was always fooling around thus the inflammation of vesicles on one of his, ahem, privy parts.

About Thursday 19 September 1661

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I took the fee to mean he was able to speak if Pepys was a client. The "fee" made it legit perhaps?

About Friday 6 September 1661

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Sam Pepys was a serial philanderer. I guess he suspected his wife because of his own guilt. It would not surprise me to learn she died of a venereal disease courtesy of her Dear Samuel.