1759 April 5 (Thursday). Publick Fast. Preached a.m. repeating with Some Variations on Isa. 58.5, last Clause chiefly. P.M. delivered what I had prepared on this Occasion on Hosea 9.12. My Wife keeps her Bed. Patty Dunlop comes to help us. Sarah returns, but goes back to Mrs. Forbush’s at Night. Dr. Dexter was called in to see my Wife. Dr. Chase also had been here. At Eve Lt. Rolf. N.B. I was up before Day this morning and looked for the Comet, but did not see it.