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Queen Charlotte, their Royal Highnesses George Prince of Wales, the Princess Dowager of Wales, and all the Royal Family; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

19 That it may please thee to illuminate all Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, with true knowledge and understanding of thy Word, and that both by their preaching and living they may set it forth, and shew it accordingly;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

20 That it may please thee to endue the Lords of the Council, and all the Nobility, with grace, wisdom, and understanding;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

21 That it may please thee to bless and keep the Magistrates, giving them grace to execute justice, and to maintain truth;

1 .' We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

2 2 That it may please thee to bless and keep all thy people; We beseech thee to hear us, good_ Lord.

23 That it may please thee to give to all nations, unity, peace, and concord;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

24 That it may please thee to give us an heart to love and dread thee, and diligently to live after thy commandments;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

25 That it may please thee to give to all thy people increase

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19 Grant O Lord, we beseech thee, all orders of and faithfully to support the cause of Truth and the Clergy a right understanding of thy Word; and Virtue.

give them Grace to prove the perfection os their know- * 22 O save our Country, gracious God!

ledge by the excellency of their Doctrines, and the 23 Let peace, harmony, and unity prevail through

purity of their Lives. the World.

20 Endue the Lords of the King's Privy Council, 24 Create in us, O Lord, such an ardent Love, and! and all the Nobility of this Realm, with judgement filial Fear of thee as will excite us to keep thy Comto discern the true interests of their Country; with mandments diligently.

Wisdom to form such measures as are most for its 25 Give all Christians Grace, we beseech thee, O advantage ; and with religion and integrity, steadily God, to pay an humble and steady attention to thy to pursue them. "Word, to embrace its instructions with sincere affec

21 We beseech thee good Lord, to afford thy bles- tion, and to (hew forth its influence upon their Hearts sing.and protection to all who are put in trust for the by producing the Fruits of the Spirit,viz. Love, Joy, execution of the Laws of this Kingdom, and give them Peace, Long-suffering, Gentleness, Goodness, Faitn, Grace to administer Justice impartially to all Men; Meekness, Temperance, Gal. v. 22. 23.

• O save roy Country, Heavenl sliall be thy last. • Port.

of grace, to hear meekly thy Word, and to receive it with pure affection, and to bring forth the fruits of the Spirit;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

2 6 That it may please thee to bring into the way of iruL; all such as have erred, and are deceived;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 2 7 That it may please thee to strengthen such as do stand, and to comfort and help the weak-hearted, and to raise up them that fall, and finally beat down Satan under our feet;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

28 That it may please thee to succour, help, and comfort all that are in danger necessity, and tribulation;

Wz beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

29 That it may please thee to preserve all that travel by "and or by water, all women labouring or child, all sick persons and young children,, and * to shew thy pity upon all prisoners and captives;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

30 That it may please thee to defend and provide for the fatherless children and widows, and all that are desolate and oppressed; . *

We beseech thee to "ear us, good Lord.

31 That it may please thee to have mercy upon all men;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

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26 Grant the light of thy Truth to all such, as being all Travellers, all Women in Child-birth ; all that are deceived by false Doctrines, have err.ed from the Faith, in the helpless condition of Sickness or Infancy; and

27 Confirm, O Lord, all Christians in their holy comfort all such as are deprived of liberty through profession, comfort and assist ail such as labour under War or any other Calamity.

religious doubts and despondencies, restore the Sinner, 30 Be thou, O Lord, a Father to the Fatherless,

and finally make Virtue triumphant over all its and defend the cause of the Widow; be a friend to the

Enemies. destitute, and an helper of the oppressed.

28 Gracious God, deliver, assist, and relieve all 31 All bounteous God, extend thy meicy and good, that-are in peril, want,or affliction. ness towards all Mankind,

ag Let thy good Providence watch over and support

32 That it may please thee to forgive our enemies, persecutors, and slanderers, and'to*ur-n dieir hearts.3 •<:.:: /^V beseech thee to heat. gwu/ Lord.. v 3 3 That it may please thee to give and preserve to our ,use the kindly fruits of the earth, so as in due time we may enjoy them 3 \ .......,

JV.e beseech thee to' hear us, good Lord. 1 * .34 That it may please thee tojjive us true repentance, to forgive us all our sins, negligences, and ignorances, and to endue us with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, to amend our lives according to thy holy Word; ,

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. ''''
Son of God: we beseech thee to hear us.
Son of God: we beseech thee to hear us..

O Lamb of God: tW.itakest away the fins of the world 3

Grant us thy peace. '1"~ ''■

O Lamb of God: that takest away the' sihs iof the world 3

Have mercy us on us. O Christ, hear us.

0 Chris, hear us. Lord, have mercy upon us.

Lord, have mercy upon us. ^ Christ, have mercy upon us.

Chris, have mercy upon us*' Lord, have mercy upon us. '

~Lord, have mercy upon us.

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32 As we sincerely forgive (according to Christ 34 Inspire us O Lord.with such a godly sorrowso» Jesus* Commandment and Example) all that have Sin, as will work in us a Repentance not to be repented injured, or wished us evil, either with respect to our of j pardon and forgive all our past Transgressions of Persons, Fortunes, or Reputation > so we humbly be- thy Law, whether owing to perversencss, inconsideratiseech thee, O Lord, to pardon and forgive them also, on, or want of instruction; afford us such help by

33 O giver of all good gifts fend down thy Blessing thy Holy Spirit, as will enable us to reform our lives upon the Fruits of the Earth, that they may grow up afier the rule of thy Commandments.

to perfection; and that we rr.ay receive them in due O Jesus, Son of God intercede for us that cur

season to our nourishment, and thy glory. Prayers may be accepted.

Tien shall the Priests and the People with him, say the Lords Prayer,

OU R Father, which art in Heaven; Hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil. Amen.

Pries. O Lord, deal not with us after our sins.
Answ. Neither reward us after our iniquities.

Let us Pray.

OGod merciful Father, that despifest not the %hing of a con-» trite heart, nor the desire of such as be sorrowful; mercifully assist our prayers that we make before thee in all our troubles and adversities, whensoever they oppress us; and graciously hear us, that those evils, which the craft and subtilty of the devil or man worketh against us, be brought to nought, and by the providence of thy goodness they may be dispersed, that we thy servants, being hurt by no persecutions, may evermore give thanks unto thee in thy holy Church, through Jesus Christ our Lord. 0 Lord, arisey help us, and deliver us for thy Names fake.

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O pure and spotless Redeemer grant us that peace Nor punifli ac according to the number and heinous

of mind which thou promisedst to thy Disciples. ness of our Transgressions.

0 Saviour of Mankind have compassion upon us, and •

help us. • Let us pray.

O thou who art our anointed Prophet, Priest, and

King, mercifully hear our Prayers. • ° merciful God, who always givest ear to the

O Father of the Spirits of aU Flefli, accept our Pe- JTMTM* »> Payers of the penitent. Under all our afflic

titions graciously enable us to offer up our petitions to

„TM uTM.J5„.„f.i. , i • «. thee acceptably; aud grant us such affistance, that all

O Christ, the beloved Son of the Father graciously the malicious designs of Man or Satan against us may

pieaaiorus be defeated; that we-being deliveredfrom our Enemies,

O Holy Spirit, help our Infirmities. may ever COntinuallv ex£ress our Thankfulness t0 Aec

?»r the Paraphrase an the Lords Prayer, fee Morning both in publick and private, through Jesus Christ.

krvke. O Lord let thy power be magnified in our deli

Juord treat us not as our Sins have justly deserved— verance.

OGod, we have heard with our ears, and Out fathers have declared unto us the noble works that thou didst in their days, and in the old time before them.

0 Lord, arise, help, and deliver us for thine Honour.

Glory be to the Father, £fV...y, .." t 0/ - ,sl v ._ '■/

Answ. As it was in the beginning, ,; ,. j

From our enemies defend us, O Christ. . r , .

Graciously look upon our aJJJi&ions.

Pitifully behold the forrows'of our hearts.

Mercifully forgive the Jins of thy people.

Favourably with mercy hear our prayers'.

O Son of Davids have mercy upon us.

Both now and ever vouchsafe to hear us, O Christ.

Graciously fear us, 0 Chpfi^graciously hear us, 0 Lord Chris}.

Priest. O Lord, let thy mercy" be shewed upon us,

Att/w..A$ we do pu^our trust in thee.

Let us Pray.

WE humbly beseech thee, O Father, mercifully to look upon oujr Infirmities; and for the glory of thy Name, turn from us all those cvijs that we most righteously have deserved; and grant, that in all our troubles we may put .our whole trust and confidence in thy mercy, and evermore serve thee in holiness and purenefs of

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Our Forefathers have informed us, O God, of the Hear us, O Christ, both now and in all our ne

Miraclcs which thou wroughtest in their favour as well ceflities.

as in antient Time* long before them. O Christ, the Lord of Life, mercifully hear our

Raise up, therefore, thy strength, we beseech thee,. Prayers.

and come and help us for the fake of thy glory. Lord grant us thy protection—for thou art our only

All glory and praise, &c. hope and dependence.

O Saviour of the World protect us from our Ene- Let us pray. ,

mics. _ •. O merciful Father, we meekly beseech thee to have

Relieve our distresses. „ pity upon our Infirmities ; and for the fake of that

Pity our complaints. g'orV which is so justly thy due, save us from that pu

Pardon the Transgressions of those who turn to thee nilhment which our Sin6 have deserved; and teach us,

penitently. _ under all our Afflictions, to rely firmly on thy goodLend a gracious Ear to our petitions. ness, and to dedicate our lives to thy service in all We address thee in the language of blind Bartimeus godliness, to the praise of thy Name, through the irtfer

O Son ofDavid have mercy upon us. cession of Jesus Christ our Lord.

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