Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

13.3.1664 (Sunday 13 March 1664)

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Mar. 13. Cold, dry weather. god good to us in manifold outward mercies, lord remove and sanctify thy hand on my little ones ague and teach me to profit by all dealings(.) god good to me in the day. yet I find my heart dead, as partaking of that evil of profaneness so much abounding in our town and all places, lord awake for thy honour in the world and let your holy spirit prevail in the hearts of men