All day at home to make an end of our dirty work of the plasterers, and indeed my kitchen is now so handsome that I did not repent of all the trouble that I have been put to, to have it done.
This day or yesterday, I hear, Prince Rupert is come to Court; but welcome to nobody.
to make dirt last
my hands met
all that I have done
is welcome to nobody
Erasure poem derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Saturday 29 September 1660.