Wednesday, May 24 1758

At home all day… In the afternoon my wife went up to the common to see a cricket match, the parish of Laughton and ours playing, but there was not time enough to play it out. In the evening read the 6th: book of Milton’s Paradise Lost. This day been a most remarkable hot day. Oh, very uneasy concerning Master Darby’s affair, though I think there is no just room for the world nor him to complain of ill usage.

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