Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

6.4.1656 (Sunday 6 April 1656)

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Ap: 6. God good to me in many outward mercies, my children I hope somewhat better than formerly(,) the day cold, spring very backward, quakers increase, but profaneness does not decrease(,) strange for persons to be silent, not speak when saluted or spoken to, the lord good to me in the word this day, oh that my heart could be affected with it, and stirred up to zeal against the vain evils of my own mind.