Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

31.7.1664 (Sunday 31 July 1664)

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July. 31. Wonderful wet day and season, rye, especially wheat growing commonly in the fields as it stands, thus god contends with England. in Holland the plague rages, famine and sword in Spain, Poland; but the sword sadly in Hungary and those parts but profane man minds nothing, lord make us to turn at your reproofs oh pity and spare for thy name sake.