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Roseltha Goble Diary, 1857-1858


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Friday 20th. It is six weeks to-night since I came here it has seemed a long time and yet I intended doing many things I have not done; some I have not had time for; and some I have not had inclination nor industry sufficient for. I must be more energetic and industrious for the future. "Not slothful in business, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord."

Tuesday 31th I have not done as much today as I intended to. Twas very late when I got up this morning. I must try and rise earlier. I have so often resolved to do so; and as often after a few mornings returned to my old slothful habit. I am almost {discouraged by?) {illegible} any more. I will not make any more resolutions to break; but I will try

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