Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F. R. S.: From His Ms. Cypher in the Pepysian Library, with a Life and Notes by Richard Lord Braybrooke. Deciphered, with Additional Notes, by Rev. Mynors Bright ...

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Bickers and son, 1877

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Seite 67 - Having staid, and in an hour's time seen the fire rage every way ; and nobody, to my sight, endeavouring to quench it, but to remove their goods, and leave all to the fire...
Seite 67 - Everybody endeavouring to remove their goods, and flinging into the river or bringing them into lighters that lay off; poor people staying in their houses as long 1 His name was Faryner. as till the very fire touched them, and then running into boats, or clambering from one pair of stairs by the water-side to another.
Seite 71 - ... in corners and upon steeples and between churches and houses, as far as we could see up the hill of the city, in a most horrid, malicious, bloody flame, not like the fine flame of an ordinary fire.
Seite 70 - And again to see the fire, which was now got further, both below and above, and no likelihood of stopping it. Met with the King and Duke of York in their barge, and with them to Queenhithe, and there called Sir Richard Browne to them. Their order was only to pull down houses apace, and so below Bridge at the waterside; but little was or could be done, the fire coming upon them so fast.
Seite 67 - So I was called for, and did tell the King and Duke of York what I saw; and that, unless his Majesty did command houses to be pulled down, nothing could stop the fire. They seemed much troubled, and the King commanded me to go to my Lord Mayor from him, and command him to spare no houses, but to pull down before the fire every way.
Seite 209 - But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness, for they shall be many.
Seite 446 - and said no more, but repeated those words continually, with a voice and countenance full of horror, a swift pace, and nobody could ever find him to stop, or rest, or take any sustenance, at least, that ever I could hear 'of. I met this poor creature several times in the streets, and would have spoken to him, but he would not enter into speech with me, or any one else, but held on his dismal cries continually.
Seite 367 - It is payable at twenty days — when the days are out, we will pay you ; " and those that are not so, they make tell over their money, and make their bags false, on purpose to give cause to retell it, and so spend time.
Seite 401 - To Sir W. Batten's, to see how he did ; and he is better than he was. He told me how Mrs. Lowther had her train held up yesterday by her page, at his house in the country ; which is ridiculous.2 Mr.
Seite 67 - Chapel, where people come about me, and I did give them an account dismayed them all, and word was carried in to the King.

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