Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

12.8.1677 (Sunday 12 August 1677)

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Aug: 12. a very uncertain harvest week, I thank god I got in some corn well but my tithe very ill; a lowering sky. all threatens rain but lord however you deal with me I will set my love and trust on thee and serve thee for you are worthy. but lord how merciful are you. others as Flanders and Schonen have blood, and we only rain.