Up and to the office, where all the morning. At noon dined by chance at my Lady Batten’s, and they sent for my wife, and there was my Lady Pen and Pegg. Very merry, and so I to my office again, where till 12 o’clock at night, and so home to supper and to bed.
chance was my pen
an egg my clock
Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Tuesday 27 June 1665.