Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

27.5.1655 (Sunday 27 May 1655)

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May. 27. god good to us in health, I hope my face does well, yet I fear some dregs and remains of ill humour there, the lord god let me enjoy the limbs of my body for his and my service if it be his pleasure until I go down to the grave, god gave us very sweet dews to refresh the earth, times troublesome and discontented men angry, my desire is to bosom myself in the almighty, this day we broke bread after a somewhat long intermission(,) we were prettily round together, the lord was good to me, who was very unprepared for the service, the lord keep my heart entire and plain to him, god good in the word