A Journal of the Plague Year

Journal of the Plague Year

in describing the narrator exchange with the sextonin lines such as "Tis a speaking sight, and has a voice with it, and a loud one, to call usall to trepentance.", how does Defoe make the scene seem like a vividly authentic eyewitness account?

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I think that the vernacular in sentences like your example is directly connected, or at least perceived to be, with the speech during that era.