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Then shall the Minijier exa- who truly repent, that thou mine, whether he repent him remeinberest them no more ; truly of his fins, and be in cha- open thine eye of mercy upon rity with all the world; ex- this thy fervant, who most korting him to forgive, from earnestly desireth pardon and the bottom of bis heart, all forgiveness. Renew in him, perfons that have offended him; most loving Father, whatsoand if he hath offended any ever hath been decayed by the other, to ask them forgiveness; fraud and malice of the devil, and where he hath done injury or by his own carnal will and 07. wrong to any man, ibat be frailness; preserve and contimake amends to the uttermost nue this fick member in the of his power. And if he bath unity of the Church; consider not before disposed of his goods, his contrition, accept his tears, let him then be admonished to afswage his pain, as shall seem make bis Will, and to declare tothee most expedient for him. bis debis, what he oweth, and And forasmuch as he putteth what is owing unto him, for his full trust only in thy mercy, the better discharging of bis impute not unto him his forConscience, and the quietness of mer fins, but strengthen him his Executors. But men should with thy blessed Spirit; and often be put in remembrance to when thou art plealed to take iake order for the settling of him hence, take bim unto thy their temporal estates, whild favour, through the merits they are in bealth.

of thy most dearly beloved The exhortation before rehears- Son Jesus Christ our Lord. ed may be said before the Mi- Amen. nifter begin his prayer, as be

Then shall the Minister say 33all see cause. The Minister Mall not omit

Psalm cxxx. De profundis. earnestly to move such fick

UT of the deep have I Persons as are of ability, to be liberal to the poor.

called unto thee, O

Lord; Lord, hear my voice. And then the Minister shall O let thine ears confider say the Collect following. well the voice of my-com

plaint. Most merciful God, If thou, Lord, wilt be ex

who, according to the treme to mark what is done multitude of thy mercies, doft amiss; O Lord, who may lo put away the fins of those abide it?


this Psalm.

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For there is mercy with | Here the Minister may tife any thee; therefore shalt thou be part of the service of this Book, feared:

which, in bis discretion, he I look for the Lord, my Jhall think convenient to the foul doth wait for him ; in occafion; and after that fall his word is my trust.


NTO God's gracious ,

mercy and protection watch ; I say, before the mor- we commit'thee: The Lord ning watch.

bless thee, and keep thee : o Israel, trust in the Lord, The Lord make his face to for with the Lord there is shine upon thee, and be gramercy; and with him is plen- cious unto thee: The Lord teous redemption.


his countenance upon And he shall redeem Israel thee, and give thee peace both from all his fins.

now and evermore. Amen. Adding this:

Prayers which may be said Saviour of the world,

with the foregoing service, or who by thy Cross and any part thereof, at the difprecious Blood haft redeemed

cretion of the Minister. us; fave us, and help us, we f A Prayer for a fick Child. humbly beseech thee, O Lord. Almighty God and mer

ciful Father, to whom Then fhall the Minister say, alone belong the ifsues of life

HEAlmighty Lord, who and death ; took down from

is a most strong tower Heaven, we humbly befeech to all those who put their thee, with the eyes truit in him, to whom all upon this Child, now lying things in heaven, in earth, upon the bed of fickness: viand under the earth, do bow fit him, O Lord, with thy and obey, be now and ever- salvation ; deliver him in thy more thy defence; and make good appointed time from bis thee know and feel, that there bodily pain, and save bis soul is none other Name under for thy mercies sake; that if Heaven given to man, in it shall be thy pleasure to prowhom, and through whom, long bis days here on earth, he thou mayest receive health may live to thee, and be an and salvation, but only the instrument of the glory, by Name of our Lord Jesus serving thee faithfully, and Christ. Amen.

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or else receive bim into those raise him up, and grant him heavenly habitations, where a longer continuance amongst the souls of those who sleep us : Yet, forasmuch as in all in the Lord Jesus enjoy per- appearance the time of his dilspetual rest and felicity: Grant solution draweth near, fo fit this, O Lord, for thy mercies and prepare bim, we beseech fake, in the same thy Son our thee, against the hour of death, Lord Jesus Christ, who liveth that after his departure hence and reigneth with thee and the in peace, and in thy favour, Holy Ghost, ever one God, his foul may be received into world without end. Amen. thine everlasting Kingdom ;

through the merits and meA Prayer for a fick Person, diation of Jesus Christ thine

zuhen there appeareth but only Son, our Lord and Sasmall hope of Recovery.

viour. Amen. O

Father of mercies, and [ A Commendatory Prayer for
God of all comfort, our

a fick Person at the point of only help in time of need;

Departure. we fly unto thee for succour Almighty God, with in behalf of this thy servant, whom do live the spihere lying under thy hand in rits of just men made perfect, great weaknessof body. Look after they are delivered from gracioufly upon bim, O Lord; their earthly prisons; we and the more the outward humbly commend the soul of man decayeth, strengthen him, this thy servant, our dear browe beseech thee, so much the ther, into thy hands, as into more continually with thy the hands of a faithful Creagrace and Holy Spirit, in the tor, and most merciful Saviinner man : Give him unfeign- our ; most humbly beseeched repentance for all the errors ing thee, that it may be preof his life past, and stedfast cious in thy fight : Walh it, faith in thy Son Jesus, that we pray thee, in the blood of bis fins may be done away by that immaculate Lamb, that thy mercy, and his pardon was Nain to take away the fins fealed in Heaven, before he of the world, that whatsoever

; go hence, and be no more feen. defilements it may have conWe know, O Lord, that tracted in the midst of this mithere is no word impoffible ferable and naughty world, with thee; and that, if thou through the lufts of the flesh, wilt,--thou can't even yet or the wiles of Satan, being


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_purged, and done away, it place it any where but in theç. may be presented pure and Giye bim strength against a) | without spot before thee. bis temptations, and heal all And teachi us who survive, bis distempers: Break not the in this, and other like daily bruised reed, nor quench-the spectacles of mortality, to see smoking Aax : Shut not up how trail and uncertain our thy tender mercies in difplea

, own condition is; and so to fure, but make him to hear number our days, that we of joy and gladness, that the may seriously apply our hearts bones which thou hast broken to that holy and heavenly 'may rejoice: Delivet bim wisdom, whilst we live here, from fear of the enemy, and which may in the end bring lift up the light of thy counus to life everlasting, through tenance upon bim, and give the merits of Jelus Christ bim peace, through the merits thine only Son our Lord. and mediation of Jesus Christ Amen.

our Lord. Amen. 1 10:25 A Prayer for Perfors troubled ( A Prayer'which may be faid in Mind or in Conscience. by the Minister, in bebalf of

Blessed Lord, the Fa- all present at the Visitation. O

ther of inercies, and God, whole days are the God of all comforts, we without end, and whose beseech thee, look down in mercies cannot be numbered ; pity and compassion upon this make us, we beseech ther, thy afflicted servant. Thou deeply fenfible of the Mortwritest bitter things against nels and uncertainty of huhim, and makest him to poffefs man life ; and let thy Holy his former iniquities: Thy Spirit lead us through this wrath lieth hard upon hin, vale of misery, in holiness and and his soul is full of trouble : righteousness, all the days of But, o merciful God, who our lives: That, when we haft written thy holy Word Mall have served thee in our for our learning, that we, generation, we may be gathrough patience and comfort thered unto our fathers, hav. of thy holy Scriptures, might ing the testimony of a good have hope ; give him a right conscience ; in the commuunderstanding of himself, and nion of the Catholic Church; of thy threats and promises ; in the confidence of a certain that he may neither cast away faith ; in the comfort of a his confidence in thee, nor reasonable, religious, and holy

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ning of a Recovery. with the worla All which REAT and mighty God, we talk through? Jefus Chrift who bringeft

down to our Lordp 1Ámen. 97 baltid the grave, and bringes up qu jon juda si gridor, again, we blefs thy wonder14 Brayers tehich may be faid, ful goodness, for having turn759 in case of fodden furprise and ed our heaviness into joy and od jimmediaterdanigeranin yol to our mourning into gladness,

Molt gracious Father, by reftoring this our brother

owe Cfly unto thee for to some degree of his former mercy in behalf of this thy health. Bleffed be thy Name, fervant, here lying under the that thou didst 'not forsake -fudden visitation of thine him in his fickness; but didit 2hand. If it be thy will, pre- visit him with comforts from * serve his life, that there may above ; didst fupport him in be place for repentance : But, patience and submission to if, thou hast otherwise ap- thy will; and, at last, didst pointed, let thy mercy supply send him seasonable relief. to him the want of the usual Perfect, we beseech thee, opportunity for the trimming this thy mercy towards him of his lamp. w Stir up in bim and prosper the means which ladh forrow for fin and such thall be made use of for his fervent love to thee, as may cure : That being restored in a short time, do the work to health of body, vigour of of many days! That among mind, and cheerfulness of the praises which thy Saints fpirit, he may be able to go Vand Holy Angels shall sing to to thine House, to offer thee the 'honour of thy mercy an oblation with great gladthrough eternal ages, it may nefs ; and to bleiš thy holy be to thy unspeakable glory, Name for all thy goodness Sthat thou haft redeemed the towards bim, through Jesus

foul of this thy servant from Christ our Saviour : " To eternal death, and made him whom with thee and the "partaker of the everlasting Holy Spirit, be all honour blife, which is through Jesus and glory, world without

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