Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

9.5.1652 (Sunday 9 May 1652)

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May. 9. This morning my wife sent for to Mrs Mabel , she was very ill, but god gave her a present revival, Mrs Church sat up, and looked cheerful, it may be the lord may restore her, lord do it for thy name sake, the lord was good to me and mine this week past in our health, and outward mercies, the lord accept us, my itch continues, and my navel issues, but not sore, I dress it not, the lord shall command health, and salvation for me, this week past my heart very dead, little quickening in me, the lord revive my spirit, the lord my god mind me and remember me in much mercy to do him service,