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Day 1. Being as The Diary of Samuel Pepys pronounced PEEPS presents a personal look at seventeenth-century London, it is an invaluable resource. Pepys wrote the diary from January 1 1660 to May 31 1669, using a combination of shorthand and encoding it. Use of commas in dates.

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Day 1

Being as The Diary of Samuel Pepys pronounced PEEPS presents a personal look at seventeenth-century London, it is an invaluable resource.

Pepys wrote the diary from January 1 1660 to May 31 1669, using a combination of shorthand and encoding it.

Use of commas in dates

Elimination of faulty parallel structure

Correct use of conjunction

Use of parentheses to set off information

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Day 1

BecauseThe Diary of Samuel Pepys(pronounced PEEPS) presents a personal look at seventeenth-century London, it is an invaluable resource.

Correct use of conjunction

Use of parentheses to set off information

Pepys wrote the diary from January 1, 1660 to May 31, 1669, using a combination of shorthand and code.

Use of commas in dates

Elimination of faulty parallel structure

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Day 2

One question has always puzzled readers why did Pepys write his diary.

Almost certain his motive was to have a record of his young and busy life to reread and enjoy in his old age.

Use of adverb to modify a verb

Use of comma after introductory phrase

Use of colon to introduce clarifying information

Use of end punctuation: question mark

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Day 2

One question has always puzzled readers: Why did Pepys write his diary?

Use of colon to introduce clarifying information

Use of end punctuation: question mark

Almost certainly, his motive was to have a record of his young and busy life to reread and enjoy in his old age.

Use of adverb to modify a verb

Use of comma after introductory phrase

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Day 3

Pepys was a naval officer, and he had a cousin who was an earl, and he was the president of the royal society.

To the great and small events of his day, Pepys took his keen eye and genial personality and done a good job of recording information.

Correct past form of irregular verb

Capitalization of name of organization

Correction of commonly misused words

Revision of stringy sentence

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Day 3

A naval officer and a cousin to an earl, Pepys was the president of the Royal Society.

Revision of stringy sentence

Capitalization of name of organization

To the great and small events of his day, Pepys brought his keen eye and genial personality and did a good job of recording information.

Correction of commonly misused words

Correct past form of irregular verb

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Day 4

Samuel Pepys entry for September 2 1666 describes a great fire that damaged London bad.

His family, friends, and him also lived through a plague that killed thousands.

Correct pronoun case

Use of commas in a date

Formation of singular possessive

Use of adverb to modify a verb

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Day 4

Samuel Pepys’s entry for September 2, 1666 describes a great fire that damaged London badly.

Formation of singular possessive

Use of commas in a date

Use of adverb to modify a verb

His family, friends, and he also lived through a plague that killed thousands.

Correct pronoun case

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Day 5

Loosing his sight in middle age, Samuel Pepys couldn’t of reread his diary in his later years.

However, if Pepys was to know that a large audience enjoy his diary today, he would sure be happy.

Correction of commonly confused words

Use of adverb to modify verb

Correct use of helping verb have

Use of verb in the subjunctive mood

Subject and verb agreement

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Day 5

Losing his sight in middle age, Samuel Pepys couldn’t have reread his diary in his later years.

Correction of commonly confused words

Correct use of helping verb have

However, if Pepys were to know that a large audience enjoys his diary today, he would surely be happy.

Use of verb in the subjunctive mood

Subject and verb agreement

Use of adverb to modify verb