1893 text

Pembleton, the dancing-master, made Pepys very jealous, and there are many allusions to him in the following pages. His lessons ceased on May 27th.


This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.

13 May 2006, 10:50 a.m. - Lawrence

" a pretty neat black man". From Arthur Bryant's book, SAMUEL PEPYS The Man in the making, page 207.