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From the Diary of John Wesley

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Sunday, A.M., May 5Preached in St. Anne's. Was asked not to come back anymore.

Sunday, P.M., May 5 Preached in St. John's. Deacons said "Get out and stay out."

Sunday, A.M., May 12Preached in St. Jude's. Can't go back there, either.

Sunday, A.M., May 19Preached in St. Somebody Else's. Deacons called special meeting and said I couldn't return.

Sunday, P.M., May 19Preached on street. Kicked off street.

Sunday, A.M., May 26Preached in meadow. Chased out of meadow as bull was turned loose during service.

Sunday, A.M., June 2Preached out at the edge of town. Kicked off the highway.

Sunday, P.M., June 2Afternoon, preached in a pasture. Ten thousand people came out to hear me.