Instant nostalgia

Office in the morning. This morning my dining-room was finished with green serge hanging and gilt leather, which is very handsome.
This morning Hacker and Axtell were hanged and quartered, as the rest are.
This night I sat up late to make up my accounts ready against to-morrow for my Lord. I found him to be above 80l. in my debt, which is a good sight, and I bless God for it.

This morning was green and gilt.
Hands this morning were art.
This night, late to make up my accounts, I sigh for it.

Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Friday 19 October 1660.

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