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Full text of "The Diary Of John Evelyn Vol-2"

DIARY  OF

LONDON

dead  tp all  appearance,   but the  cypress  likely to en-
dtire it

5th Fe1?iruary, 1684. It began to thaw, but froze again.
My coacli crossed from Lambeth, to the Horse-ferry at
Mllbank, Westminster. The booths were almost all taken
down; but there was first a map or landscape cut in cop-
pier representing all the manner of the camp, and the
several actions, sports, and pastimes thereon, in memory
of so signal a frost.

7th February, 1684. I dined with my Lord Keeper,
[North},, and walking alone with him some time in his
gallery, we had discourse of music. He told me he had
btoughl iip to it ftom a child, so as to sing his
',afc /fiacst sight, Then speaking of painting, of which
Jh&: fe$ ,al$0 a, great lover, and other ingenious matters,
he 4$ifd' H|ie tp <?oin,e oftener to him.

Bth February,; 1684,    I went  this evening to visit that
, 'and , knowing   virtuoso,   Monsieur   JustellT     The
was set  in to an  absolute   thaw and rain; but
TJjiamias still frozen.

February, 1684.    After eight weeks  missing  the
posts, there came abundance of intelligence from
afeoad.     '  , .,

February, 1684.    The Earl of  Danby, late  Lord-
the Roman Catholic Lords im-
''/^fateason  in  the   Popish Plot, had  now
and  came  out upon  bail,   after five
Iii the Tower.   Then were also tried
and  others, for  being
'for  which Lord Russell and
also the  person  who   went
\Siat^4e"Earl of  Essex had his  throat

Mr. Johnson, the
&utttipE(l3, 'piece called Julian.

'JSf'ews of the Prince of   Orange
pmtie^; of Amsterdam   of  crimen

to France.

to me^his intention of erect-
n' s parish, for the public use,
, Sir Christopher Wren,
thereof, a worthy and
'twere were thirty or forty
/.                  . either' governors to

uld one see across the street, and