January 29, 1746

1746 January 29 (Wednesday).  Ante Meridiem: Recollections and Humilliations and [illegible] But was grievously interrupted by Dr. Gotts Mother (Mrs. Fairfield), Sally Gott and her Brother Benjamin as likewise Dr. Breck, all coming in a stormy Time (Raining hard) to see us, and I could not keep my Retirement.  But I remember the wormwood and the Gall this Day Ten Years agoe.[1]  But how amazing the Divine Longsuffering towards Me who am most unworthy!

[1]The anniversary of the first Mrs. Parkman’s death.