Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Stevenson – Samuel Pepys

In 1881, Robert Louis Stevenson published a memorable essay on the life of Samuel Pepys.  Pepys was an administrator of England’s navy and Parliamentarian who was also famous for keeping a remarkable diary for a decade while relatively young.  He lived from February 23, 1633 through May 26, 1703.

Born on November 13, 1850, Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, musician and travel writer before his death on December 3, 1894.  He had many famous works including Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and A Child’s Garden of Verses.  He work was much admired by many writers and was noted for always finding the right words needed with great ease.

You may read Robert Louis Stevenson’s Samuel Pepys here:

http://www.bartleby.com/28/12.html

Alternatively, you may listen to an audiobook format of the Diary of Samuel Pepys here:

 

 

 

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