Up, and to the office, where all the morning doing business, and at noon home to dinner and quickly back again to the office, where very busy all the evening and late sent a long discourse to Mr. Coventry by his desire about the regulating of the method of our payment of bills in the Navy, which will be very good, though, it may be, he did ayme principally at striking at Sir G. Carteret. So weary but pleased with this business being over I home to supper and to bed.
sin and din and quick again
o every evening is our coven
desire regulating our aim
a striking art
Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Tuesday 21 November 1665.