Long hours

At the office in the morning, dined at home, and then Sir W. Pen and his daughter and I and my wife to the Theatre, and there saw “Father’s own Son,” a very good play, and the first time I ever saw it, and so at night to my house, and there sat and talked and drank and merrily broke up, and to bed.

Office at home—
the pen and I eat
the night up.


Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Saturday 28 September 1661.

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