Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

16.2.1651 (Sunday 16 February 1651)

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Feb: 16. This week the Lord was good to us all in our health. my son Tho. I hope is free from his ague, I find Satan how and then putting up old lusts into my mind and meditation and god helping me in some measure by his grace to crush them in the shell, I desire to give the lord praise and glory for standing by me in my work and calling(,) the lord own me and accept of me therein for the glory of his own name;

The weather very fine and gallant this week also, to god be praise