Pepys in his diary invariably testifies to the excellence of his administration and to his zeal for reform and economy.
For a description of the rapids of Stony river, see my diary of Aug.
For a description of de Moyen, see the chart herewith; and for that of the rapids [near Keokuk] see my diary of Aug.
A Diary of the Siege of Leith (among the Lennox MSS.
The date was January 20, as given by the Diaryof Birrel, and in the 'Diurnal.
One is apt to think so when one reads the diary of Marcus Aurelius, and pictures him in his quarters at Carnuntum, fighting finely but hopelessly on two fronts--against the barbarians on the Danube and the sadness in his own soul.
There exists a diary of his, written in 1777, which is an almost unique example of the seemingly cold, but really excited and hysterical kind of self-vivisection of which I have spoken.
He added to his mental attainments a wonderfully methodical habit, and the diary of his earlier years reveals him to us not only as a hard-working student but as one meticulously accurate in detail.
It is interesting to observe the impression the elder botanist made on Gray, and to note the growing admiration with which the younger man speaks of him in the very readable diary he kept of his London visit.
There was a fatalistic diaryentry by one of the Tinian troops: “Now begins our cave life.
One of the men of the 50th Infantry Regiment wrote in hisdiary on 30 June: “We have spent twenty days under unceasing enemy bombardment and air raids but have suffered only minor losses.
The noise of the exhaust apparently became of some concern to them, as Orville's diary in early 1904 contains an entry with a sketch labeled "Design for Muffler for Engine," but there is no further comment.
Orville Wright's diary of 1904 has the entry, "Took old engine apart to get measurements for making new engine.
THE DIARY If Sampson did live to tell his secret, then any day there may be a sail in the offing.
But on one point my mind was made up--no one should dream of the existence of the diary until I knew all that it had to impart.
This morning-- Across my absorption in the diary cut the unwelcome clangor of Cookie's gong.
There was the fatigue and reaction from excitement which everybody felt, and Peter's diary to be read, and golden dreams to be indulged.
What happened to the writer of the diaryon that last trip to the cave?
My finding the diarywas just an accident; I'll take a share of it--no more.
I was going to say, that from the moment when I learned from my grandfather's diary of the existence of the treasure, I have been driven by an impulse more overmastering than anything I have ever experienced in my life.
The diary of Peter was produced, and passed about with awe from hand to hand.
Shall I ever forget the feeling that stirred me when first I turned the pages of my grandfather's diary and saw there, in his faded writing, the story of the mate of the Bonny Lass, who died in Havana in my grandfather's arms?
The passage veered sharply, as the diary had recorded.
I thought I saw the overhanging eaves of rock of which the diary had spoken.
The account in Peter's diary of his adventure with the pig placed the grave with such exactness that I had no doubt of finding it easily.
Then in the letters and diary the perpetual hiatus, and asterisks, and initials are exceedingly tantalising; but altogether it is very amusing.
I learnt one thing from Windham's diary which I put into immediate practice, and that is, to write mine on one side only, and leave the other for other matters connected with the text; it is more convenient certainly.
In Windham's diary are several Johnsoniana, after the manner of Boswell, only much shorter, his opinions on one or two subjects briefly given, some quotations and criticisms.
Prior to this date these reminiscences have been written up from a diary kept by Sergeant Major James T.
As a specimen of his careful penmanship the diary that he wrote for me, which is reproduced in this book in facsimile, is an admirable example.
Most memorable among the early types was a sizeable group to which he referred in his diary and letters as "psalms.
In American literature Sewall's Diary occupies a place almost exactly parallel to that of John Evelyn's in English letters.
I of Traubel's diary notes made during Whitman's life.
I, for a comparison in handling similar material with Defoe's "Journal of the Plague Year" and the entries in Pepys's Diary on the plague of 1666.
She was not in any sense a public figure, like the preachers and the judge just mentioned, nor did she pursue the habit of writing a continued diary like Sewall's.
He even solicited subscriptions to the enterprise, saying that he proposed to keep a marine diary and a registry of vessels for sale, to receive and to forward ships' letter bags, and to have accommodations for holding auctions.