Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

7.10.1660 (Sunday 7 October 1660)

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Oct: 7. a very cheerful day, wherein my heart remembers creator, and redeemer with admiration and thankfulness, oh how good and bountiful is god in his goodness to me, but in the covenant of promises oh how unspeakably rich, let not my heart destruct I pray thee; god good to me in the Sabbath, a day of rest a mercy, but calling up my heart more closely to mind god, a mercy of mercies