I did the like all day long, only a little at dinner, and so to work again, and were at it till 2 in the morning, and so W. Hewer, who was with me all day, home to his lodging, and I to bed, after we had finished it.
like a day-long dinner
were we a meal
home is a bed
after we shed
Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Wednesday 16 December 1668.