Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

20.11.1664 (Sunday 20 November 1664)

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Nov. 20. God good to us in manifold mercies, A poor man at Gaynes Colne, yet worth. 16li. lands yearly, fearing want, hanged himself, but cut down revived and lived. lord what is man left to himself, a cheerful day, and a good day in the word of affliction(,) better me lord by thy rebukes.