"How does Samuel Pepys portray the importance of friendship in his diary?" eNotes Editorial, 21 Dec. 2007, https://www.enotes.com/homework-help/how-important-was-friendship-life-samuel-pepys-and-1385.
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Pepys repeatedly mentions his wife, Elizabeth; however, he also has many affairs with ladies of the court of Charles II. His friends include others mentioned in the diary--Dr. Burnett, for one. Friendship appears to be important to him, but he does not actually comment on any particular friendships.
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