Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

3.2.1650 (Sunday 3 February 1650)

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Feb. 3. God good to me in my health, and in upholding the rest of my family. this week as also last month I taught the school, my Tho: towardly, the lord bless them all. god was good in keeping me from my base lusts oh that every vanity of mind might be rooted up. this day rainy. I was at home, the Lord good to me in my labours(,) oh season, and sweeten my heart, with the sense of thy love and favour.