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necessities, giving them patience under their sufferings, and a happy issue out of all their afflictions. And this we beg in the Name of Jesus Christ, for thy mercy's sake. Amen.

A General Thanksgiving.

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we thine unworthy servants do give thee most humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodness and loving-kindness to us, and to all men ; [*particularly to those who desire now to offer up when any that have their prayers and thanksgiv- been prayed for deings for thy late mercies vouchsafed unto them.] We bless thee for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life; but above all, for thine inestimable love in the redemption of the world by our. Lord Jesus Christ; for the means of grace, and for the hope of glory. And, we beseech thee, give us that due sense of all thy mercies, that our hearts may be unfeignedly thankful, and that we may shew forth thy praise, not only with our lips, but in our lives ; by giving up ourselves to thy service, and by walking before thee in holiness and righteousness all our days; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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THE LITANY. Here followeth the Litany, or General Supplication, to be said in the Morning or Evening Service, instead of the five concluding Prayers : all kneeling. O GOD, the Father of heaven : have mercy

us. O God, the Father of heaven : have mercy upon us.

Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor the offences of our forefathers ; spare us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed by thy beloved Son.

Spare us, good Lord. From all evil and mischief; from sin, from the crafts and assaults of the world, and from final condemnation,

Good Lord, deliver us. From all blindness of heart; from pride, vain-glory, and hypocrisy ; from envy, hatred, and malice, and all uncharitableness,

Good Lord, deliver us. From all deadly sin ; from the lust of the flesh; the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life,

Good Lord, deliver us. From lightning and tempest; from plague, pestilence, and famine ; from battle and murder, and from untimely death,

Good Lord, deliver us. From all sedition, privy conspiracy, and rebellion ; from the darkness of error and neglect of truth; from hardness of heart, and contempt of thy Word and Commandment,

Good Lord, deliver us.

In all time of our tribulation ; in all time of our prosperity; in the hour of death; and in the day of judgement,

Good Lord, deliver us. We sinners do beseech thee to hear us, O Lord God; and that it may please thee to rule and govern thy holy Church universal in the right way;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to keep and strengthen in the true worshipping of thee, in righteousness and holiness of life, thy Servant VICTORIA, our gracious Queen and Governour;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to rule her heart in thy faith, fear, and love, and that she

may evermore have affiance in thee, and ever seek thy honour and glory;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to be her defender and keeper, giving her help and comfort under all trials and afflictions ;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to bless and preserve all the Royal Family;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to illuminate all ministers of the gospel 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. 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. That it may please thee to bless and keep the Magistrates, giving them grace to execute justice, and to maintain truth;

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

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to give to all nations unity, peace, and concord;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to give us a heart to love and fear thee, and diligently to live after thy commandments;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to give to all thy people increase 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. That it may please thee to bring into the way of truth all such as have erred, and are deceived;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 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 lead them in the paths of righteousness ;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to succour, help, and comfort all that are in danger, necessity, and tribulation;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to preserve all that travel by land or by water, all sick persons,

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young children; and to shew

and to shew thy pity upon all prisoners and captives;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 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 hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to have mercy upon all men;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to forgive our enemies, persecutors, and slanderers, and to turn their hearts;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 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 ;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to give 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. OUR 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: For thine is the kingdom, The power, and the glory, For ever and ever. Amen.

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