Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

6.9.1646 (Sunday 6 September 1646)

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Sep: 6. This week the Lord was good to me in many outward mercies, in the visitations and afflictions upon others. the plague increases and devours at London, the Lord in mercy assuage the same; the Lord was pleased to draw my heart hereby to more watchfulness and industry against corruption but above all to show me a righteousness beyond my own, that of Christ to make me lovely. I found him good in the Sabbath, in the exercises of the day, my sons ague left him, he began to recover his colour, to god be the praise of all,