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Up, and to the Office, where all the morning. At noon home to dinner, and then to the Office again, where the afternoon busy till late, and then home, and got my wife to read to me in the Nepotisme, which is very pleasant, and so to supper and to bed. This afternoon was brought to me a fresh Distringas upon the score of the Tangier accounts which vexes me, though I hope it will not turn to my wrong.

all afternoon in the pot
supper is
a fresh
string of Xs

Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Tuesday 27 April 1669.

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