Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

16.4.1654 (Sunday 16 April 1654)

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Ap: 16: God good in many ways to us, for which I bless him, the season dry and hot, the grass springs wonderfully, oh that I could take notice of gods goodness in every particular, and had a heart loving and delighting in him: heard my friends well. my Lady Honywood ill, the lord do me good by all his dealings with me: god follows my spirit much with the times I live in, and sometimes I fear: Satan gets advantage thereby to the neglect of my inward and spiritual estate, oh let Satan never be too hard for me, because you will help me when, yes before I call.