Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

25.8.1646 (Tuesday 25 August 1646)

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25: This day was exceeding wet the streets flowed exceedingly, I never saw the like in a shower(,) I rode up to Sam: Brewer . prayed with him, he died presently, a young man left a widow and 2 children. its good to be sometimes in the house of mourning, the lord I hope will make me more closely to endeavour a spiritual communion with him, in the sight of the creatures emptiness.