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THIS Tabic contain so much of the Calendar as is necessary for the determining of Easter; to find which, look for the Golden Number of the year in the first column of the Table, :i£aii«t which stands the day of the Paschal Full Moon ; then look in the third column for the Sunday Letter, nest after the day of the Full Moon; and the day of the month standing against that Sunday Letter i'. Enster-Dfiy. If the Full Moon happens upon a Sunday, then (according to the f,rst rule) the next Sunday after is tr

To find the Golden Number or I'rime, add 1 to the year of our Lord, and then divide by li'; p a lever, if etvy, is the Golden Number; but if nothing reinaiu, then 19 is the Golden r< umber.

To find the Dominical or Sunday I according to the Calendar, untii the year

1'9J inclusive, add to the year of our |0 Lord iis fourth part, omitting fractious, divide ll.e sum by 7, and if there be no remainder, Il,en A is the Sunday Letter; but if any numher I then the Letter standing against that number in the 5 sm'dl annexed Table, is the Sunday 6 Letter.

JVotc. Thnt i-t all Bissextile or Lpnp-Ye:ir the Letter found ,;s above wit h thin Sund.' Letter from the iinercalated day exclusive, t, the end of the year.

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Years of our Lord.

1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 2100 2200 2300 2100 2500 2900 2700 2300 2(100 3000 3100 3200 3300 3400 8500 9600 3700 3800 3900

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Du mp the Month and Days of the Month to which the Golde: Numbers ought to be prefixed in the Calendar in any given Year of our Lord, consisting of entire hundred years, and in all the intermediate years betwixt that and the next hundredth year following.look in the second column of TaMc l. for the given year, consisting of entire bun dreds; and note the number or cypher which stands against it in the third column; then in Table III. look for the same number in the column under any given (iolden Numher, which wh'en you have found, guide your eye sideways to the left hand, and in the first column you will find the month and the day to which that Golden Numher ought to be prefixed in the Calendar, during that period of one hundred years.

The Letter B prefixed to certain hundredth years in Table II. denotes those years which are still to be accounted Bissextile or Leap Years in the New Calendar; whereas all the other hundredth years are to be accounted only common years.

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I The Minister shall begin the Morning Prayer, by reading one or more of the following Sentences of Scripture.

THE Lord is in his holy temple; let all the earth keep silence before him. Hub. ii. 20.

From the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same,

my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the Lord of hosts. Mai. i. 11.

Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer. Psal. xix. 14.

When the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive. Ezelc. xviii. 27.

I acknowledge my transgressions; and mv sin isever before me. Psal. Ii. "3.

Hide thy face from my sins; and blot out all mine iniquities. Psal. Ii. 9.

The sacrifices of God are abrok* n spirit; a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. Psal. Ii. 17.

Rend your heart and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God; for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of

great kindness, and repenteth im of the evil. Joel ii. 13. To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses,though we have rebelled against him; neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws which he set before us. Dan. ix. 9, 10.

O Lord, correct me, but with judgment; not in thine anger,

lest thou bring me to nothing. Jer. x. 24. Psal. vi. 1.

Repent ye ; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. St. Matt. iii. 2.

I will arise, and go to my father, and will say unto him; Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy son. St. Luke xv. 18,19.

Enter not into judgment with thy servant, O Lord; for in thy sight shall no man living be justified. Psal. cxliii. 2.

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us: but if we confess our sins, God is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John i. 8, 9.

1 Then the Minister shall say,

DEARLY beloved brethren, the scripture moveth us, in sundry places, to acknowledge and confess our manifold sins and wickedness, and that we should not dissemble nor cloak them before the face of Almighty God, our heavenly Father, but confess them with an humble, lowly, penitent, and obedient heart; to the end that we may obtain forgiveness of the same, by his infinite goodness and mercy. And although we ought, at all times, humbly to acknowledge oursins before God; yet ought we chiefly so to do, when we assemble and meet together to render thanks for the great benefits that we have received at his hands, to set forth his most worthy praise, to hear his most holy word, and to ask those things which are requisite and necessary, as well for the body as the soul. Wherefore, I pray and beseech you, as

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