Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

16.11.1676 (Thursday 16 November 1676)

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16. Heard one Mills about Bewers drinking and going home fell into a ditch and found dead. lord awaken sinners by such providences; at night my wife on some discontent which I know not. would not assist me in dressing my poor leg, Mary did, my heart taxed in with david, the lord has bidden her: it may be he will the more help. John out and so all night. I fear a ruin on his body as well as soul lord preserve these afflictions from thee oh god. I'll be quiet lord do you help.