Lay long, it being still very cold, and then to the office, where till dinner, and then home, and by and by to the office, where we sat and were very late, and I writing letters till twelve at night, and then after supper to bed.

lay long

till very old

till we were late

till twelve

Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Tuesday 10 January 1665.

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