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out of my womb; my praise way be of thee.

mother's shall al

the Church; consider his con-
trition, accept his tears, as-
swage his pain, as shall seem
to thee most expedient for
him. And forasmuch as he
putteth his full trust only insure trust is in thee.
thy mercy, impute not un-
to him his former sins, but
strengthen him with thy bless-
ed Spirit; and, when thou
art pleased to take him hence,
take him unto thy favour,
through the merits of thy
most dearly beloved Son Je-me.
sus Christ our Lord. Amen.

I am become as it were a monster unto many but my

Then shall the Minister say this Psalm.

In te, Domine, speravi.

O let my mouth be filled with thy praise that I may sing of thy glory and honour all the day long.

Cast me not away in the time of age: forsake me not when my strength faileth

For mine enemies speak against me, and they that lay wait for my soul take their counsel together, saying: God hath forsaken him, persecute him, and take him; for there is none to deliver

Psalm lxxi. N thee, O Lord, have I put my trust; let me never be put to confusion: but rid me, and deliver me in thy righte-him. ousness; incline thine ear unto me, and save me.

Go not far from me, O God: my God, haste thee to help me.

Let them be confounded and perish that are against my soul: let them be cover

Be thou my strong hold, whereunto I may alway resort thou hast promised to help me; for thou art my house of defence, and myed with shame and dishonour castle. that seek to do me evil.

Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the ungodly out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel


For thou, O Lord God, art the thing that I long for thou art my hope, even from my youth.

Through thee have I been holden up ever since I was born: thou art he that took

As for me, I will patiently abide alway and will praise thee more and more.

My mouth shall daily speak of thy righteousness and salvation: for I know no end thereof.

I will go forth in the strength of the Lord God: and will make mention of thy righteousness only.

Thou, O God, hast taught

health, (if it be thy gracious the Lord loveth he chasten

will;) and whensoever his soul shall depart from the body, it may be without spot presented unto thee; through

our Amen. The Epistle. Heb. xii. 5. Y son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou


eth; and scourgeth every son
whom he receiveth.
The Gospel. St. John v. 24.
VERILY, verily I say unto

you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed

art rebuked of him. For whom from death unto life.

After which the Priest shall proceed according to the form before prescribed for the holy Communion, beginning at these words [Ye that do truly &c.]

At the time of the distribution of the holy Sacrament, the Priest shall first receive the Com munion himself, and after minister unto them that are appointed to communicate with the sick, and last of all to the sick person.

But if a man, either by reason of extremity of sickness, or for want of warning in due time to the Curate, or for lack of company to receive with him, or by any other just impediment, do not receive the Sacrament of Christ's Body and Blood, the Curate shall instruct him, that if he do truly repent him of his sins, and stedfastly believe that Jesus Christ hath suffered death upon the Cross for him, and shed his Blood for his redemption, earnestly remembering the benefits he hath thereby, and giving him hearty thanks therefore, he doth eat and drink the Body and Blood of our Saviour Christ profitably to his Soul's health, although he do not receive the Sacrament with his mouth.

When the sick person is visited, and receiveth the holy Communion all at one time, then the Priest, for more expedition, shall cut off the form of the Visitation at the Psalm [In thee, O Lord, have I put iny trust, &c.] and go straight to the Communion.

◄ In the time of the Plague, Sweat, or such other like contagious times of sickness or diseases, when none of the Parish or neighbours can be gotten to communicate with the sick in their houses, for fear of the infection, upon special request of the diseased, the Minister may only communicate with him.

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Here is to be noted, that the Office ensuing is not to be used for any that die unbaptized, or excommunicate, or have laid violent hands upon themselves.

The Priest and Clerks meeting the Corpse at the entrance of the Church-yard, and going before it, either into the Church, or towards the Grave, shall say, or sing, Am the resurrection and the life, saith the Lord: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. St. John xi. 25, 26.

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stand at the latter day upon the earth. And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God: whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another. Job xix. 25, 26, 27.

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certain we can carry nothing out. The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the Name of the Lord. 1 Tim. vi. 7. Job i. 21. After they are come into the Church, shall be read one or both of these Psalms following. Dixi, Custodiam. Psal. xxxix.

Deliver me from all minè

offences: and make me not a rebuke unto the foolish.

I became dumb, and opened not my mouth for it was thy doing.


Take thy plague away from me: I am even consumed by

I Said, I will take heed to means of thy heavy hand.

my ways that I offend not in my tongue.


I will keep my mouth as it were with a bridle while the ungodly is in my sight.

I held my tongue, and spake nothing I kept silence, yea, even from good words; but it was pain and grief to me.

My heart was hot within me, and while I was thus musing the fire kindled: and at the last I spake with my tongue;

Lord, let me know mine end, and the number of my days that I may be certified how long I have to live.

Behold, thou hast made my days as it were a span long: and mine age is even as nothing in respect of thee; and verily every man living is al

When thou with rebukes dost chasten man for sin, thou makest his beauty to consume away, like as it were a moth fretting a garment every man therefore is but vanity.

Hear my prayer, O Lord, and with thine ears consider my calling hold not thy peace at my tears.

For I am a stranger with thee and a sojourner, as all my fathers were.

O spare me a little, that I may recover my strength: before I go hence, and be no more seen.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be: world without end. Amen. Domine, refugium. Psalm xc.

ORD, thou hast

na waketh in a vain Lour refuge a bone

shadow, and disquieteth himself in vain he heapeth up riches, and cannot tell who shall gather them.

And now, Lord, what is my hope truly my hope is

even in thee.

generation to another.

Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever the earth and the world were made thou art God from everlasting, and world with

out end.

Thou turnest man to destruction again thou sayest, Come again, ye children of


For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday: seeing that is past as a watch in the night.

As soon as thou scatterest them, they are even as a sleep: and fade away suddenly like the grass.

In the morning it is green, and groweth up but in the evening it is cut down, dried up, and withered.

For we consume away in thy displeasure: and are afraid at thy wrathful indignation.

Thou hast set our misdeeds before thee and our secret sins in the light of thy counte


For when thou art angry all our days are gone we bring our years to an end, as it were a tale that is told.

The days of our age are. threescore years and ten; and though men be so strong, that they come to fourscore years yet is their strength then but labour and sorrow; so soon passeth it away, and we are gone.

But who regardeth the power of thy wrath: for even thereafter as a man feareth, so is thy displeasure.

O teach us to number our days that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.

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Shew thy servants thy work and their children thy glory.


And the glorious Majesty of the Lord our God be upon us: prosper thou the work of our hands upon us, O prosper thou our handy-work. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be: world without end. Amen.

Then shall follow the Lesson taken out of the fifteenth Chapter of the former Epistle of Saint Paul to the Corinthians.

1 Corinthians xv. 20. OW is Christ risen from

the dead, and become the first-fruits of them that slept. For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.. But every man in his own order: Christ the first-fruits; afterward they that are Christ's, at his coming. Then cometh the end, when he shall have

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