Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

1.5.1671 (Monday 1 May 1671)

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May 1. set forth and returned. 17. found much loss in my absence, my heart reflected on the providences of god, and my heart learns instruction resolving in the strength of god to turn foolish vanities out of mind, and anything that has the semblance of evil out of my practice. 21: god good in his words, hopes of showers.