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At the office all the morning, and at noon dined by myself at home on a piece of meat from the cook’s.
And so at home all the afternoon with my workmen, and at night to bed, having some thoughts to order my business so as to go to Portsmouth the next week with Sir Robert Slingsby.

at noon a piece of meat
at night a mouth


Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Friday 26 April 1661.

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