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A&s taken in; because, as conceive, the one affords little either instructive or affective us, and the other feems neceffa to compleat the Hiftory. Poffi the Reader may find more, bo in the Context and Tranflati whereat to check; it may efcapes of inadvertence, it m be refults of judgment. If ti and experience discover thing which truly needs amer ment, it may be done in a cond Edition: those who ha bad influence upon this, are well acquainted with the ju ment and learned virtue of Author, that they durst not p fume rafhly to change any th
in what they know he did, not without great confideration. Thefe Lessons he defign'd fbould be us'd in this manner. Instead of those found in the Matins of the Offices, take three of thefe with their Refponfories, in the order as they lye; beginning with the First, and fo continuing to the end by three at a time; and then beginning again,without interruption: unless where fome Festival occurs, to which fomething contain'd in the Hiftory is more proper. In this cafe the Reader (ferving himself, if he pleafe, of the Table annexed, as far as it reaches) may chufe for Lef
fons those paffages which are to his purpose at fuch a time, and then go on where he left off before. • The benefit to be hoped will be more usefully and fooner felt then difcours'd. To be daily converfant in the Life and Acti ons of our great Mafter and great Exemplar, and have them wrought into our affections by inftructive and moving applications, excellently contriv'd by the pious Author, is an advantage we should rather strive others fhould read in our Lives and Actions, then we in others words; and from endeavouring after which, I fhall no longer detain you with mine,
Of Proper Leffons for
ST. Andrew. 38.
Hocents. 27. foc etull New-years-day. 20. Twelfth-day. 21. 22. Candlemas. 23. 24. 25. Jofeph. 16. ady-day. 7. 8. 9. affion-Sunday. 200. 201. 202. Palm-Sunday. 209. 210. 212. laundy Thursday, (all done that day) 243. 4. 5. 6.7.9. 250.then 266. 7. 8. 9. 270. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
Goodfriday. 277. and all after,
Eafter-day. 299. 300. 301. Eafter-Monday. 302. 303.304. Eafter-Tuesday. 305. 306. 307., Low-Sunday. 308.309. 312. Afcenfion. 313. 314. 315. Corpus Chrifti day. 118. 119. 12 St. John Baptist. 4. 5. 13. 14. St. Peter, &c. 130.310. St. Mary Magdalene. 90.162.2 & 208 together, to Much peop then R. to 208." - 21090 THE