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Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

6.1.1657 (Tuesday 6 January 1657)

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6. a sweet meeting at James Days . Mr R.H. opened the cause of our unthankfulness in our lift up heart. mercies should lift up god not us, to make us swell, we should lay gods good nearer our heart than our comforts, the more mercies, the more need of god with them we should esteem them as these, gods worship in our families is common work which should be most special. blessed be god for this counsel. My An very ill, and my throat swelled.