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dirk  •  Link

venison pasty

Heavy stuff! Indigestion tomorrow morning?

vicente  •  Link

Should have gone to the H.o L.
July 5th Petitions from Good Christians and Anabptists. pet: will be heard but ???
then report concerning Penal Laws against Priests. ...For refusing to take Oath of Supremacy . should it be repealed? it was read and voted and Ordered To stand as is.
Otherwise they are very interested in the Real estate trans actions.

Linda  •  Link

Do you think when he says he was "very merry" that it is because they have been drinking?

Mary  •  Link

"very merry"

I expect that they have been drinking, but Pepys' use of 'merry' here would have been literal, not as a euphemism for 'jovially drunk' or 'tipsy'.

Robert Gertz  •  Link

Apparently Sir Will B. kicked in for the real thing, unlike cozen Tom in Jan, 1660.

"...only the venison pasty was palpable beef, which was not handsome."

JWB  •  Link

"They don't flee from me"
Three fauns this morning in my orchard eating low hanging pears. Anyone for venison pasties?

A. De Araujo  •  Link

If you can assure me it is not from road kill.

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