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Lord, have mercy upon us. 2

Christ, have mercy upon us.

Lord, have mercy upon us.
UR Father, which art, &c. UR Father which art in hea-

And lead us not into temptation.

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And lead us not into temptation.

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But deliver us from evil. Amen. But deliver us from evil. Amen.

Priest. O Lord, save this woman thy servant.
Ansurer Which putteth her trust in thee.
Priest. Be thou to her a strong tower.
Answer. From the face of her enemy.
Priest. Lord, hear our prayer.
Answer. And let our cry come unto thee.
Priest. Let us pray.

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from the great pain and peril of child-birth; Grant, we beseech thee, most merciful Father, that she through thy help may both faithfully live, and walk in her vocation, according to thy will, in this life present; and also may be partaker of everlasting glory in the life to

come ; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The woman that cometh in gire her thanks, ! The woman that is purified, must offer her

must offer accustomed affirings; ond if Chrism, and other nccustomed offerings, there be a Communion, it is coronient And if there be a Communion, it is conThut she receire the holy Communion. renient that she receire the holy Com

mnunion,

The woman that cometh to give her thunks, it is convenient that she receive the holy Communion, if there be any at that time. [S. L.]

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A Commination,

OR

A Commination AGAINST SINNERS, WITH CERTAIN

PRAYERS TO BE USED DIVERS TIMES 'IN THE YEAR,

DENOUNCING OF GOD'S ANGER AND

JUDGMENTS AGAINST SINNERS,

WITH CERTAIN PRAYERS, TO BE USED ON THE
FIRST DAY ON LENT, AND AT OTHER
TIMES, AS THE ORDINARY

SHALL APPOINT.

After Morning Prayer, the Litany ended After Morning priver, the people being

according to the accustomud mamey, the called together by the ringing of thell, Priest shall, in the reading-Pew or and assembled in the Church, the Eng. Pulpit, say,

lish Litany shall be said, after the on customeil manner: Which ended, thi Priist shull go into the pulpit, and say thus.

RETHREN, in the primitive Church, there was a godly discipline,

that, at the beginning of Lent, such persons 'as stood convicted of notorious sin, were put to open penance, *and punished in this world, that their souls might be saved in the day of the Lord; and that 'others, admonished by their example, might be the more afraid to offend. Instead whereof, (until the said discipline may be restored again, 'which is much to be wished,) it is thought good that at this time in the presence of you all) should be read the general sentences of God's cursing against impenitent sinners, gathered out of the seven and twentieth Chapter of Deuteronomy, and other places of Scripture; and that ye should answer to every sentence, Amen. To the intent that, 'being admonished of the great indignation of God against sinners, ye may the rather be moved to earnest and true repentance; and may walk more warily in these dangerous days; fleeing from such vices, for " which ye affirm with your own mouths the curse of God to be due.

(URSED is the man that

maketh any carved or molten image, to worship it.

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YURSED is the man that

image, an abomination to the Lord, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and putteth it in a secret place to worship it. 12 Deut. 27. 15.

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' in the year, and especially on the first day of Lent, commonly called, Ash-wednesday. (S. L.

say thus, the people sitting and attending with reverence [S. L.)

as were notorious sinners, were put, &c. (1604] [S. L.) * and did humbly submit themselves to undergo punishment in this world, that, &c. (S. L.). s other [1604]

6 In the stead (1604) [S. L.]

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A Commination

The First Day of Lent,

COMMONLY CALLED

AGAINST SINNERS, WITH CERTAIN

PRAYERS, TO BE
USED DIVERS TIMES IN THE YEAR.

ASH-WEDNESDAY.

After Morning Prayer, the people being After Matins ended, the people being called

called together by the ringing of a Bell, together by the ringing of a bell, and and assemblid in the Church, the English assembled in the Church, the English Litany shall be suid after the accus- Litany shall be said after the accustomed manner; which endled, the Priest tomed manner; which ended, the Priest shall go into the pulpit, and say thus : shall go into the pulpit, anul suy thus:

RETHREN, in the Primitive Church there was a godly discipline,

that, at the beginning of Lent, such persons as were notorious sinners, were put to open penance, and punished in this world, that their souls might be saved in the day of the Lord; and that 13 others admonished by their example might be more afraid to offend. In the stead whereof, until the said discipline may be restored again (which thing is much to be wished) it is thought good that at this time in your presence) should be read the general sentences of God's cursing against impenitent sinners, gathered out of the xxvij. Chapter of Deuteronomy, and other places of Scripture; and that ye should answer to every sentence, Amen: To the intent that you being admonished of the great indignation of God against sinners, may the rather be called to earnest and true repentance, and may walk more warily in these dangerous days; fleeing from such vices, for the which ye affirm with your own mouths the curse of God to be due.

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And the people shull answer and say, And the people shall answer ind say, Amen.

Amen.
Minister. Cursed is he that curseth his father and mother, Deut.
27. 16. Pro. 20. 20.
Answer,
Amen.

Answer. Amen.
Vlinister.

linister Cursed is he that removeth his Cursed is he that removeth away neighbour's landmark.

the mark of his neighbour's land.

Deut. 27. 17. Answer. Amen,

Answer. Amen. Minister. Cursed is he that maketh the blind to go out of his way. Deut. 27. 18. Ansurer.. Amen.

Answer. Amen. Minister. Cursed is he that Minister. ? Cursed is he that perverteth the judgment of the letteth in judgment the right of the stranger, the fatherless, and widow. stranger, of them that be fatherless,

and of widows. Auswer. Amen.

Answer. Amen. Minister. Cursed is he that smiteth his neighbour secretly. Deut. 27. 24, Answer. Amen.

1 Answer, Amen. Alinister. Cursed is he that lieth with his neighbour's wife. Lev. 20. 10. Answer. Amen.

Answer. Amen. linister. Cursed is he that linister. Cursed is he that taketh reward to slay the innocent. taketh reward to slay the soul of

innocent blood. Deut. 27. 25. Answer. Amen.

Answer: Amen. Minister. Cursed is he that putteth his trust in man, and taketh man for his defence, and in his heart goeth from the Lord. Jer. 17. 5. Answer. Amen.

Answer. Amen. Minister. Cursed are the un- Minister. Cursed are the unmerciful, fornicators, and adulterers, merciful, the fornicators, and adulcovetous persons, idolaters, slan- terers, and the covetous persons, derers, drunkards, and extortioners. the worshippers of images, slander

ers, drunkards, and extortioners. Mat. 25. 41. 1 Cor. 6.9, 10. Gal.

5. 19, 20, 21. Ps. 15, 3. Answer. Amen.

Answer. Amen. Alinister. OW seeing that all they are accursed (as the Ps. 119. 21.1

prophet David beareth witness,) 'who do err and go astray from the commandments of God; let us (remembering the dreadful judgment hanging over our heads, and Salways ready to fall upon us) return unto our Lord God, with all contrition and meekness of heart ; bewailing and lamenting

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Alinister. bour's land.

Answer. Amen.

1 Answer: Amen. Minister Cursed is he that maketh the blind to go out of his way.

Answer. Amen.

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Answer.

Amen. Minister. Cursed is he that letteth in judgment the right of the stranger, of them that be fatherless, and of widows.

Inswer. Amen.

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Answer. Amen. Minister. Cursed is he that smiteth his neighbour secretly.

Answer.
Blinister.

Amen.

1 answer. Amen. Cursed is he that lieth with his neighbour's wife.

Inswer.

linister. cent blood.

Amen.

. Answer. Amen. Cursed is he that taketh reward to slay the soul of inno

Insucr. Amen,

1 Answer. Amen. Minister. Cursed is he that putteth his trust in man, and taketh man for his defence, and in his heart goeth from the Lord. Answer. Amen.

Answer. Amen. Minister. Cursed are the un- Minister. Cursed are the unmerciful, the fornicators, and adul- merciful, the fornicators, and advouterers, and the covetous persons, terers, the covetous persons, the the worshippers of images, slan- worshippers of images, slanderers, derers, drunkards, and extortioners. drunkards, and extortioners.

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Answer. Amen.

Answer. Amen. Minister, OW seeing that all they be accursed (as the

prophet David beareth witness) which do Ps.cxviij. err and go astray from the commandments of God; let us (remembering the dreadful judgment hanging over our heads, and being 8alway at hand) return unto our Lord God, with all contrition and meekness of heart; bewailing and lamenting

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