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“I Never Had So Much Content in All My Life, and So My Wife Says It Was with Her.”

“I Never Had So Much Content in All My Life, and So My Wife Says It Was with Her.”

“…and [I] still remember it that of all the nights that ever I slept in my life I never did pass a night with more epicurism of sleep; there being now and then a noise of people stirring that waked me, and then it was a very rainy night, and then I was a little weary, that what between waking and sleeping again, one after another, I never had so much content in all my life, and so my wife says it was with her.”
--Samuel Pepys, Diary, September 23, 1661

I love this quotation. It exactly captures that delicious half-asleep, half-awake state. And I love to sleep during a rainstorm.

Have you ever passed a night like this?

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