Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

10.9.1654 (Sunday 10 September 1654)

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Sept: 10. This week much rain fell, the latter end dry, god good to me in the health, and outward mercies of my relations, oh that they were all sanctified unto me, the lord was good to me in the day, opening, and enlarging my heart, oh that I had a heart as becomes the word, and the providences of god that are abroad in the world, this day in course I read Dan: 7: oh is the little horn, now bustling for room in the world, our parliament is now sitting, and great strivings are on foot;