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Then these fire Prayers following are to be to thine everlasting kingdom; and then only the two last are to be read, as throughJesus Christ our

Lord. they are there placed.

A Prayer for the King's

A Prayer for the Clergy and

people. Lord, our heavenly FaO

LMIGHTY and everKing of kings, Lord of lords, the only Ruler of princes, who workest great marvels;. Send, dost from thy throne behold down upon our Bishops, and all the dwellers upon earth; Curates, and all CongregaMost heartily we beseech tions committed to their thee with thy favour to be charge, the healthful Spirit hold our most gracious Sove- of thy grace; and that they reign Lord, King GEORGE; may truly please thee, pour and so replenish him with the upon them the continual dew grace of thy Holy Spirit, that of thy blessingGrant this, he may alway incline to thy O Lord, for the honour of will

, and walk in thy way: our Advocate and Mediator, Endue him plenteously with Jesus Christ. Amen. heavenly gifts; grant him in A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. strengthen him that he may hast given us at vanquish and overcome all his this time with one accord to enemies; and finally, after this make our common supplicalife, he may attain everlasting tions unto thee; and dost projoy and felicity; throughJesus mise, that when two or three Christ our Lord. Amen. are gathered together in thy A Prayer for the Royal Name thou wilt grant their Family

requests : Fulfil now, O Lord, LMIGHTY God, the the desires and petitions of

fountain of all goodness, thy servants, as may be most we humbly beseech thee to expedient for them; granting bless our gracious Queen us in this world knowledge of Charlotte, their Royal High- thy truth, and in the world to nesses George Prince of Wales, come life everlasting. Amen. the Princess of Wales, and all

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HE grace of our Lord them with thy holy Spirit; en Jesus Christ, and the rich them with thy heavenly love of God, and the fellowgrace; prosper them with all ship of the Holy Ghost, be happiness; and bring them with us all evermore. Amen.

Here endeth the Order of Morning Prayer throughout the Year.

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At the beginning of Evening Prayer the Minister shall read with a loud voice some one or more of these Sentences of the Scriptures that follow. And then he shall say that which is written after the said Sentences.

THEN the wicked man in his laws which he set beWHE

turneth away from his fore us. Daniel ix. 9, 10. wickedness that he hath com O Lord, correct me, but mitted, and doeth that which with judgement; not in thine is lawful and right, he shall anger, lest thou bring me to save his soul alive. Ezekiel nothing. Jer. x. 24. Psalm xviii. 27.

vi. 1. I acknowledge my trans Repent ye; for the Kinggressions, and my sin is ever dom of Heaven is at hand. before me.

Psalm li. 3. St. Matth. iii. 2. Hide thy face from my I will arise, and go to my sins, and blot out all mine father, and will say unto him, iniquities. Psalm li. 9. Father, I have sinned against

The sacrifices of God are a heaven, and before thee, and broken spirit : a broken and am no more worthy to be a contrite heart, () God, thou called thy son. St. Luke xv. wilt not despise. Psalm li. 17. 18, 19.

Rend your heart, and not Enter not into judgement your garments, and turn unto with thy servant, O Lord; for the Lord your God : for he in thy sight shall no_man is gracious and merciful, slow living be justified. Psalm to anger, and of great kind-cxliii. 2. ness, and repenteth bim of the

that we have no evil. Joel ii. 13.

sin, we deceive ourselves, and To the Lord our God be the truth is not in us: but, if long mercies and forgive-we confess our sins, he is nesses, though we have re- faithful and just to forgive belled against him : neither us our sins, and to cleanse have we obeyed the voice of us from all unrighteousness. the Lord our God, to walk 1 St. John i. 8, 9.

If we say.

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EARLY beloved bre- devices and desires of our own thren,

We have offended moveth us in sundry places against thy holy laws. . We to acknowledge and confess have left undone those things our manifold sins and wicked- which we ought to have done; ness; and that we should not And we have done those dissemble nor cloke them be things which we ought not fore the face of Almighty God to have done; And there is our heavenly Father; but no health in us.

But thou, confess them with an humble, O Lord, have mercy upon us, lowly, penitent, and obedient miserable offenders. "Spare heart; to the end that we thou them, O God, which may obtain forgiveness of the confess their faults. Restore same, by his infinite goodness thou them that are penitent; and mercy. And although

And although According to thy promises we ought at all times humbly declared unto mankind in to acknowledge our sins be- Christ Jesu our Lord. And fore God; yet ought we most grant, most merciful Father, chiefly so to do, when we as- for his sake; That we may semble and meet together to hereafter live a godly, righterender thanks for the great ous, and sober life, To the benefits that we have received glory of thy holy Name. Amen. at his hands, to set forth his

& The Absolution, or Remission of sins, to be most worthy praise, to hear

pronounced by the Priest alone, standing ; his most holy Word, and to ask

the people still kneeling.

site and necessary, as well for ALMIGHTY God; the

Father of our Lord Jesus the body as the soul. Where-Christ, who desireth not the fore I pray and beseech you, death of a sinner, but rather as many as are here present, that he may turn from his to accompany me with a pure wickedness, and live; and heart, and humble voice, unto hath given power, and comthe throne of the heavenly mandment, to his Ministers, grace, saying after me;

to declare and pronounce to

his people, being penitent, the 14 general Confession to be said of the whole Congregation after the Minister, all Absolution and Remission of kneeling.

their sins: He pardoneth and LMIGHTY and most absolveth all them that truly

merciful Father; We repent, and unfeignedly behave erred, and strayed from lieve his holy Gospel. Wherethy ways like lost sheep. We fore let us beseech him to have followed too much the grant us true repentance, and


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his holy Spirit, that those Priest. Praise ye the Lord.
things may please him, which Answer. The Lord's Name
we do at this present; and be praised.
that the rest of our life here- Then shall be said or sung the Psalms in

order as they are appointed. Then a Les-
pure, and holy;

son of the Old Testament, as is appointed. so that at the last we may

And after that, Magnificat (or the Song of

the blessed Vúrgin Mary) in English, us come to his eternal joy ; followeth. through Jesus Christ our Magnificat. St. Luke i. Lord. Amen.

Y soul doth magnify Then the Minister shall kneel, and say the

the Lord : and

my spiLord's Prayer; the people also kneeling, rit hath rejoiced in God my and repeating it with him. UR Father, which art


For he hath regarded : the thy Name. Thy kingdom lowliness of his handmaiden. come. Thy will be done in

For behold, from henceearth, As it is in heaven. forth : all generations shall Give us this day our daily call me blessed. bread. And forgive us our

For he that is mighty hath trespasses, As we forgive

As we forgive magnified me : and holy is them that trespass against

his Name. And lead us not into

And his mercy is on them temptation; But deliver us

that fear him : throughout all from evil: For thine is the generations.

He hath shewed strength kingdom, The power, and the

with his arm : he hath scatglory, For ever and ever. Amen.

tered the proud in the imagi4 Then likewise he shall say,

nation of their hearts. O Lord, open thou our lips. He hath put down the

Answer. And our mouth mighty from their seat : and shall shew forth thy praise.

hath exalted the humble and Priest. O God, make speed meek. to save us.

He hath filled the hungry Answer. O Lord, make with good things : and the haste to help us.

rich he hath sent empty away. 1 Here all standing up, the Priest shall say, He remembering his mer

Glory be to the Father, and cy hath holpen his servant to the Son : and to the Holy Israel : as he promised to our Ghost;

'forefathers, Abraham and his Answer. As it was in the seed, for ever. beginning, is now, and ever Glory be to the Father, and shall be : world without end. to the Šon : and to the Holy Amen.


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As it was in the beginning, 1 he judge the world : and the is now, and ever shall be : people with equity. world without end. Amen. Glory be to the Father,

Ot else this Psalm; except it be on the and to the Son : and to the Nineteenth Day of the Month, when it is Holy Ghost; read in the ordinary course of the Psalms. Cantate Domino. Psalm xcviii. is now, and ever shall be :

As it was in the beginning, O

Sing unto the Lord a world without end. Amen.

new song : for he hath Then a Lesson of the New Testament, as it done marvellous things.

is appointed. And after that, Nunc di

mittis (or the Song of Symeon) in English, With his own right hand,

as followeth. and with his holy arm : hath Nunc dimittis. St. Luke ii. 29. he gotten himself the victory: LORD, now lettest thou vation : his righteousness hath peace : according to thy

word. he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen.

For mine eyes have seen : He hath remembered his thy salvation,

Which thou hast prepared : mercy and truth toward the house of Israel : and all the before the face of all people; ends of the world have seen

To be a light to lighten the salvation of our God.

the Gentiles : and to be the Shew yourselves joyful un

glory of thy people Israel. to the Lord, all ye lands :

Glory be to the Father, sing, rejoice, and give thanks and to the Son : and to the

Praise the Lord upon the Holy Ghost; harp : sing to the harp with a

As it was in the beginning, psalm of thanksgiving.

is now, and ever shall be :. With trumpets also and world without end. Amen.

& Or else this Psalm ; except it be on the shawms : 0 shew yourselves Twelfth Day of the Month. joyful before the Lord the Deus misereatur. Psalm lxvii. King.

OD be merciful unto us, Let the sea make a noise,


and bless us : and shew and all that therein is : the us the light of his counteround world, and they that nance, and be merciful unto dwell therein.

Let the floods clap their That thy way may be hands, and let the hills be known upon earth : thy savjoyful together before the ing health among all nations. Lord : for he cometh to Let the people praise thee, judge the earth.

O God : yea, let all the peoWith righteousness shall ple praise thee.

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