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* ValuesDissonance: Pepys casually mentions things like beating up his household servants.
** He also makes fun of his wife for [[TheDungAges bathing once a week, whether she needs it or not.]]

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* ValuesDissonance: Pepys casually mentions things like beating up his household servants.
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servants. He also makes fun of his wife for [[TheDungAges bathing once a week, whether she needs it or not.]]


** Medical experts who have read the diary, in particular the parts including Pepys's sympathetic descriptions of his wife's health troubles, conclude that she suffered from Bartholin's cysts. (You can look it up on ThatOtherWiki, but be aware -- the included photograph is NotSafeForWork.)

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** Medical experts who have read the diary, in particular the parts including Pepys's sympathetic descriptions of his wife's health troubles, conclude that she suffered from Bartholin's cysts. (You can look it up on ThatOtherWiki, Wiki/ThatOtherWiki, but be aware -- the included photograph is NotSafeForWork.)


* TearJerker: Elisabeth Pepys' untimely death at age twenty-nine in 1669.

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* TearJerker: Elisabeth Pepys' untimely death at age twenty-nine in 1669. Samuel never remarried.

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* TearJerker: Elisabeth Pepys' untimely death at age twenty-nine in 1669.


** The surgeon's own papers show that he'd very recently purchased a new operating knife, and Pepys was probably the first person he used it on. As such knives were never sterilised, this is probably why Pepys had a good recovery.

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** The surgeon's own papers show that he'd very recently purchased a new operating knife, and Pepys was probably the first person he used it on. As such At the time, knives were never sterilised, this sterilised; this, then, is probably why Pepys had a good recovery.


* HypeBacklash: Pepys writes that he saw Theatre/HenryIV, "but my expectation being too great, it did not please me, as otherwise I believe it would."

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* HypeBacklash: Pepys writes that he saw Theatre/HenryIV, ''Theatre/HenryIV'', "but my expectation being too great, it did not please me, as otherwise I believe it would."

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* HypeBacklash: Pepys writes that he saw Theatre/HenryIV, "but my expectation being too great, it did not please me, as otherwise I believe it would."

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** The surgeon's own papers show that he'd very recently purchased a new operating knife, and Pepys was probably the first person he used it on. As such knives were never sterilised, this is probably why Pepys had a good recovery.


** Medical experts who have read the diary, in particular the parts including Pepys's sympathetic descriptions of his wife's health troubles, conclude that she suffered from Bartholin's cysts. (You can look it up on ThatOtherWiki, but be aware -- the included photograph is NotSafeForWork.)



** He also makes fun of his wife for [[TheDungAges bathing once a week.]]

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** He also makes fun of his wife for [[TheDungAges bathing once a week.week, whether she needs it or not.]]


* ValuesDissonance: Pepys casually mentions things like beating up his household servants.

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* ValuesDissonance: Pepys casually mentions things like beating up his household servants.servants.
** He also makes fun of his wife for [[TheDungAges bathing once a week.]]


* AccidentalNightmareFuel: His account of the Great Fire of London in 1666.

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* AccidentalNightmareFuel: NightmareFuel: His account of the Great Fire of London in 1666.

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* AccidentalNightmareFuel: His account of the Great Fire of London in 1666.
* {{Squick}}: The descriptions of the surgery Pepys underwent in 1657 to remove a bladder stone will set your teeth on edge.
* ValuesDissonance: Pepys casually mentions things like beating up his household servants.

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