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The Compiler begs to acknowledge with thanks the permission kindly granted for the use of copyright hymns in this book, by the Proprietors of "Hymns Ancient and Modern;" Bishops How, Maclagan, and Woodford ; the Revs. Canon Baynes, Dr. Bright, Dr. Littledále, Borthwick Brown, V. S. S. Coles, G. Moultrie; Messrs. Masters & Co., Messrs. Nisbet & Co., and George Rawson, Esq.; also the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, for Hymn No. 28, a translation from the Greek by Rev. J. H. Lupton.
SECOND EDITION. THE Compiler takes this opportunity of thanking the many friends who have kindly offered suggestions for the improvement of this Manual; and he especially desires to acknowledge the invaluable assistance given by Mr. W. T. Brooke in revising the present Edition.
A TABLE OF ALL THE FEASTS
THAT ARE TO BE OBSERVED IN
All Sundays in the Year.
The Nativity of S. John the Bap-
S. Barnabas. June 11.
The Holy Innocents. Dec. 28.
Monday and Tuesday in Easter-Week.
NOTE.-Easter-Day (on which all other moveable Feasts depend) is
THE MINOR HOLY DAYS.
6. S. John E. ante Port. Latin.
17. S. Alban, Martyr.
22. S. Mary Magdalene.
26. S. Anne.
1. Lammas Day.
6. Transfiguration of our Lord.
7. Name of Jesus.
10. S. Lawrence, Archd, & M.
26. S. Augustin, Bishop, C., & D.
29. Beheading of S. John Baptist.
1. S. Giles, Abbot.
7. S. Enurchus, Bishop.
8. Nativity of B.V.M.
14. Holy-Cross Day.
13 Trans. S. Edward, King.
17. S. Etheldreda, Virgin & Q.
25. S. Crispin, Martyr.
6. S. Leonard, Confessor.
11. S. Martin, Bishop & Conf.
13. S. Britius, Bishop.
15. S. Machutus, Bishop.
17. S. Hugh, Bishop.
20. S. Edmund, King & Martyr.
22. S. Cecilia, Virgin & Martyr.
23. S. Clement, Bishop & Martyr.
25. S. Catherine, Virgin & Mart.
6. S. Nicolas, Bishop
8. Conception of B.V.M.
13. S. Lucy, Virgin & Martyr.
NOTE, that if any of these Feast-Days fall upon a Monday, then the
Vigil or Fast-Day shall be kept upon the Saturday, and not upon the Sunday next before it.
DAYS OF FASTING, OR ABSTINENCE.
I. The Forty Days of Lent.
II. The Ember-Days at the Four Seasons,
being the Wednesday, Friday, and
1. The First Sunday in
Lent. 2. The Feast of Pentecost. 3. September 14. 4. December 13.
III. The Three Rogation Days, being the Monday, Tuesday, and
Wednesday before Holy Thursday, or the Ascension of our LORD. IV. All the Fridays in the Year, except CHRISTMAS-DAY.