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The fowls of the air, and the fishes of the fea: and whatsoever walketh thro' the paths of the feas. O Lord our Governour, how excellent is thy name in all the world!

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost; [Hallelujah:]

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever fhall be: world without end. Amen. [Hallelujah.]

Then fhall be faid or fung the Creed, commonly called the Apofiles Creed, by the Priest and People; except only on fuch days as the Creed following after it is appointed to be used.


Believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth:

And in Jefus Chrift his only Son our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Ghoft, Born of the Virgin Mary, Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was crucrified, dead, and buried, He defcended into Hades; The third day he rofe again from the dead, He afcended into heaven, And fitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; From thence he fhall come to judge the quick and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Ghoft; The holy Catholick Church; The communion of Saints; The forgiveness of fins; The refurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. Amen.

Inftead of the foregoing Creed, the following shall be ufed upon Chriftmas-day, Eafter-day, the first Sunday after Eafter, Afcenfion-day, Whitfunday, Trinity-Sunday, and on the first Sunday of every month. Believe in one unbegotten only true God Almighty, the Father of Chrift, the Creator and Maker of all things, of whom are all things:


And in the Lord Jefus Chrift his only begotten Son, the first-born of the whole creation, who was begotten before the ages by the good will of the Father, By whom all things were made both in heaven and earth, vifible and invifible; Who in the last times came down from heaven, and took flesh upon him, and was born of the holy Virgin Mary, and lived an holy life according to the laws of his God. and Father; And was crucified under Pontius Pilate, and died for us; The third day after his Paffion he rofe again from the dead; He afcended into heaven, and fitteth on the right hand of the Father; And he shall come again with glory at the end of the world to judge the quick and the dead: whofe kingdom fhall have no end.

And I believe in the Holy Ghost, that is, the Comforter, who hath wrought effectually in all the Saints from the beginning of the world, and was afterwards fent to the Apoftles by the Father, according to the promise of our Lord and Saviour Jefus Chrift, and after the Apostles to all believers in the holy Catholick Church: And I believe the refurrection of the flesh; And the remiffion of fins; And the kingdom of heaven, and the life of the world Amen.

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Here fhall follow the Sermon or Homily, if there be any. After the Sermon, or if there be none, after the Creed, the Deacon being turned to the People hall on the Lord's day declare unto them the name and day of any Feftival or Faft which in the week following is to be observed, if it have proper Leffons appointed for it, as alfo the five Fafting days in the week before Holy Week, notice of which shall be given on the preceding Sunday.


Then the Deacon being turned to the People, fhall fay
Let no Unbeliever, no Heterodox person stay.
(Here fhall follow the Prayers for the Catechumens,
Energumens, and Penitents, if there be any.)
Then the Deacon being turned to the People, fhall fay;
Let none of those who are not allowed, come near.

Then the Priest shall turn to the People, and fay,
The Lord be with you.

Anfw. And with thy fpirit.

Then the Deacon being turned to the People, fhall fay,

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LL we of the Faithful, let us [*fall upon our knees, and ] fervently and intenfely pray to

God through his Christ.

Then the Priest and People devoutly kneeling, the Prieft fhall fay,

Lord, have mercy upon us.

Anfw. Chrift, have mercy upon ús.

Pr. Lord, have mercy upon us.

Then the Priest and People fhall fay the Lord's Prayer with a loud voice.

UR Father, who art in heaven; Hallowed


be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trefpaffes, as we forgive them that trefpafs against us. And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from the evil one. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.


Then the Priest shall fay,

O Lord, fhew thy mercy upon us.
Anfw. And grant us thy falvation.
Pr. O Lord, fave thy people.

Anfw. And bless thine inheritance.

Pr. O God, make clean our hearts within us.
Anfw. And take not thy holy Spirit from us.

Then shall follow three Collects; The first of the day, which fhall be the fame that is appointed at the Communion; The fecond for peace; The third for grace to live well.

The fecond Collect for Peace.

God, who art the author of peace, and lover of concord, in knowledge of whom standeth our eternal life, whofe fervice is perfect freedom; defend us thy humble fervants in all affaults of our enemies, that we furely trufting in thy defence, may not fear the power of any adverfaries, through the might of Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The third Collect for Grace.

Lord our heavenly Father, almighty and everlafting God, who haft fafely brought us to the beginning of this day; defend us in the fame with thy mighty power, and grant that this day we fall into no fin, neither run into any kind of danger; but that all our doings may be ordered by thy governance, to do always that is righteous in thy fight, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

Then fhall the Deacon ftand up, and being turned to the People, he fhall fay,

Let us pray with earneftnefs, and commend ourfelves and one another to the living God, through his Christ.

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Anfw. Lord, have mercy: We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

Deac. Let us pray for the peace and tranquillity of the world, and of the holy churches; that the God of the univerfe would grant us his perpetual and lasting peace, and keep us perfevering to the end in the fulness of piety and vertue.

Anfw. Lord, have mercy: We befeech thee to hear us, good Lord.

Deac. Let us pray for the holy catholick and ароftolick church from one end of the earth to the other; that the Lord would keep and preferve it unfhaken and undisturbed with ftorms and tempests, founded on a rock, to the end of the world.

Anfw. Lord, have mercy: We befeech thee to hear us, good Lord.

Deac. Let us pray for this Diocefe; that the Lord of all would grant us grace to purfue his heavenly hope without ceafing, and that we may render him the continual debt and tribute of our prayers.

Anfw. Lord, have mercy: We befeech thee to hear us, good Lord.

Deac. Let us pray for the whole epifcopate or com pany of bishops under heaven, rightly dividing the word of truth.

Anfw. Lord, have mercy: We befeech thee to hear us, good Lord.

Deac. Let us pray for N. our Bishop; that the merciful God would preferve him in fafety, honour, and length of days, for the benefit of his holy church, and grant him a venerable old age in all piety and righteousness.

Anfw. Lord, have mercy: We befeech thee to hear us, good Lord.

Deac. Let

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