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come, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

URN thou us, O good Lord, and fo fhall we be turned. Be favourable, O Lord, be favourable to thy people, Who turn to thee in weeping, fafting, and praying. For thou art a merciful God, full of compaffion, long-fuffering, and of great pity. Thou fpareft when we deferve punishment, And in thy wrath thinkeft upon mercy. Spare thy people, good Lord, fpare them, And let not thine heritage be brought to confufion. Hear us, O Lord, for thy mercy is great, And after the multitude of thy mercies look upon us, Through the merits and mediation of thy bleffed Son Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.

In the Communion Service, af. ter the Prayer for the King, [Almighty God, whofe kingdom is everlafting, &c.] inftead of the Collect for the Day, fhall thefe to be used: O most mighty God, &c. Bleffed Lord, &c. As in the Morning Prayers. The Epifle. 1S. Pet. 2. 13. Submit yourselves to every

ordinance of man for the Lord's fake: whether it be to the king, as fupreme; or unto governors, as unto them that are fent by him, for the punishment of evil-doers, and for the praife of them that do well. For fo is the will of God, that with well-doing ye may put to filence the ignorance of foolish men: as free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of malicioufnefs, but as the fervants of God. Honour all men; Love the brotherhood; Fear God; Honour the king. Servants be fubject to your mafters with ali fear, not only to the good and gentle, but alfo to the

froward. For this is thankworthy, if a man for confcience toward God endure grief, fuffering, wrongfully. For what glory is it, if when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye mall take it patiently? but if when ye do well, and fuffer for it, ye take it patiently; this is acceptable with God. For even here unto were ye called; because Christ also suffered for us, leav ing us an example, that ye fhould follow his fteps; who did no fin, neither was guile found in his mouth.

The Gofpel. S. Matth. 21.33. Tholder which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a wine-prefs in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country. And when the time of the fruit drew near, he fent his fervants to the husbandmen, that they might receive the fruits of it. And the husbandmen took his ferv ants, and beat one, and killed another, and ftoned another, Again he fent other fervants, more than the firft: and they

HERE was a certain huf

did unto them likewife. But

laft of all. he fent unto them his fon, faying, They will reverence my fon. But when the hufbandmen faw the fon, they faid among themselves, 'This is the heir: come, let us kill him, and let us feize on his inheritance. And they caught him, and caft him out of the vineyard, and flew him. When the Lord therefore of the vineyard cometh, what will he do unto thofe hufbandmen? They fay unto him, He will miferably deftroy thofe wicked men, and will let out his vineyard unto other husbandmen, which fhall render him the fruits in their seasons.


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After the Prayer [For the whole ftate of Chrift's Church, &c.] thefe tavo Collects follow ing fhall be ufed.

Lord, our heavenly Father, who didst not punish us as our fins have deferved, but haft in the midft of judgement remembered mercy; We acknowledge it thine efpecial favour, that though for our many and great provocations, thou didft fuffer thine Anointed, bleffed King Charles the First,

didft miraculously preferve the
undoubted heir of his crowns,
our then gracious Sovereign
King Charles the Second, from
his bloody enemies, hiding him
under the fhadow of thy wings,
until their tyranny was over-
paft; and didft bring him back
in thy good appointed time,
father; and together with the
to fit upon the throne of his
Royal Family, didit reftore to
us our ancient government in
Church and State. For thefe
thy great and unspeakable mer-
cies, we render to thee our most
humble and unfeigned thanks;
befeeching thee ftill to continue
thy gracious protection over
the whole Royal Family; and
to grant to our gracious Sove-
reign King GEORGE, a long
and a happy reign over us. So
we that are thy people, will
give thee thanks for ever, and
will alway be fhewing forth
thy praise from generation to
generation, through Jefus Chrift
our Lord and Saviour. Amen.

as on this day, to fall into the A feech thee, that the courfe

hands of violent and bloodthirty men, and barbarously to be murdered by them: yet thou didst not leave us for ever as fheep without a fhepherd; but by thy gracious providence

of this world may be fo peaceably ordered by thy governance, that thy church may joyfully ferve thee in all godly quietnefs, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

The Hymn appointed to be used
at Morning Prayer inftead of
Venite exultemus, fhall here
also be used before the Proper
Righteous art thou, O Lord, &c.
Proper Pfalms. 79.94.85.
Proper Leons
The Firft. Jer. 12. or Dan. 9.

Inftead of the firft Collect at
Evening Prayer, fhall these tavo
which next follow be used.

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by thy wifdom not only Almighty Lord God, who guideft and ordereft all things moft fuitably to thine own juftice; but alfo performeft thy pleafure in fuch a manner, that we cannot but acknowledge thee to be righteous in all thy ways, and holy in all thy works:

mongst us: for these thy great mercies we glorify thy Name, through Jefus Chrift our blefsed Saviour. Amen.

Immediately after the Collect [Lighten our darkness, &.] jball these three next following be used.

We thy finful people do here fall down before thee, confefs ing that thy judgements were right, in permitting cruel men, fons of Belial, as on this day, to imbrue their hands in the blood of thine Anointed; we having drawn down the fame upon ourfelves by the great and long provocations of our fins against thee. For which we do therefore here humble ourfelves before thee; befeeching thee to deliver this Nation from blood guiltinefs (that of this day efpecially;) and to turn from us and our pofterity all thofe judgements which we by our fins have worthily de-Almighty and everlafting

ferved: Grant this, for the allfufficient merits of thy Son our Saviour Jefus Christ. Amen.


Leffed God, juft and powerful, who didft permit thy dear fervant, our dread Sovereign King Charles the First, to be, as upon this day, given up to the violent outrages of wicked men, to be defpitefully ufed, and at lait murdered by them: Though we cannot reflect upon fo foul an act, but with horror and aftonifhment; yet do we most gratefully commemorate the glories of thy grace, which then shined forth in thine Anointed; whom thou waft pleased, even at the hour of death, to endue with an eminent measure of exemplary patience, meeknefs, and charity, before the face of his cruel enemies. And albeit thou didst fuffer them to proceed to fuch an height of violence, as to kill him, and to take poffeffion of his Throne: yet didit thou in great mercy preferve his Son, whofe right it was; and at length by a wonderful providence bring him back, and fet him thereon, to restore thy true religion, and to fettle peace a

O Lord, we beseech thee, &c. O most mighty God, &c. Turn thou us, O good Lord, & as before, at Morning Prayer. Immediately before the Prayer of St. Chryfoftom ball this Collect, which next followeth be ufed.


God, whofe righteousness is like the ftrong mountains, and thy judgements like the great deep; and who, by that barbarous murder, as on this day, committed upon the fa cred perfon of thine Anointed, haft taught us, that neither the greatest of kings, nor the best of men, are more fecure from violence than from natural death: Teach us alfo hereby fo to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wifdom. And grant, that nei ther the splendor of any thing that is great, nor the conceit of any thing that is good in us, may withdraw our eyes from looking upon ourselves as finful duft and afhes; but that according to the example of this thy bleffed Martyr, we may prefs forward to the prize of the high calling that is before us, in faith and patience, humility and meekness, mortification and felf-denial, charity and conftant perfeverance unto the end: And all this for thy Son our Lord Jefus Chrift his fake; to whom with thee, and the Holy Ghoft, be all honour and glory, world without end. Amen,


Almighty God, for having put an end to the Great Rebellion, by the Reftitution of the King and Royal Family, and the Reftoration of the Government after many years interruption: which unspeakable mercies were wonderfully completed upon the Twenty-ninth of May, in the Year 1660; and in memory thereof, that day in every year is by Act of Parliament appointed to be for ever kept holy.

The Act of Parliament made in the twelfth, and confirmed in the thirteenth year of King Charles the Second, for the obfervation of the Twenty-ninth Day of May yearly, as a day of Publick Thanksgiving, is to be read publickly in all Churches at Morning Prayer, immediately after the Nicene Creed, on the Lord's day next before every fuch Twenty-ninth of May, and notice shall be given for the due observation of the faid Day.

The Service shall be the fame with the ufual Office for Holy-days; except where it is în this Office otherwife appointed.

If this Day fhall happen to be Afcenfion-day, or Whit-Sunday, the Collects of this Office are to be added to the Offices of thofe Festivals in their proper places; if it be Monday or Tuesday in Whitfun-week, or Trinity-Sunday, the Proper Pfalms appointed for this Day, infead of thofe of ordinary courfe, jhall be alfo ufed, and the Collects added as before; and in all thefe cafes the rest of this Office fhall be omitted: But if it fball bappen to be any other Sunday, this whole Office ball be used as it followveth entirely. And what Festival foever shall happen to fall upon this folemn Day of Thanksgiving, the following Hymn appointed inftead of Venite exultemus, fhall be conftantly used.


Morning Prayer shall begin with thefe Sentences. O the Lord our God belong mercies and forgiveneffes, though we have rebelled against him neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws, which he fet before us. Dan. 9. 9, 10.

It is of the Lord's mercies that we were not confumed : because his compassions fail not. Lam. 3. 22.

Inftead of Venite exultemus, fhall be faid or fung this Hymn following, one verfe by the Prief, and another by the Clerk and People. MY fong thall be always of the loving-kindness of the Lord: with my mouth will

I ever be shewing forth his truth, from one generation to another. Pfal. 89. 1.

The merciful and gracious Lord bath so done bis marvellous works : that they ought to be had in remembrance. Pfal. 111.4.

Who can exprefs the noble acts of the Lord: or fhew forth all his praife? Pfal. 106. 2.

The works of the Lord are great: fought out of all them that have pleasure therein. Pfal. 111. 2.

'The Lord fetteth up the meek and bringeth the ungodly down to the ground. Pfal. 147. 6.

The Lord executeth righteouf


nis and judgement with at them that are oppressed with wrong. Pfal. 103. 6.

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For he will not always be chiding neither keepeth he his anger for ever. ver. 9.


He hath not dealt with us after our fins nor rewarded us according to our wickedness. ver. 10.

For look how high the heaven is in comparison of the earth: fo great is his mercy toward

them that fear him. ver. 11.

Yea, like as a father pitieth bis own children: even fo is the Lord merciful unto them ibat fear bim. ver. 13.

Thou, O God, haft proved us: thou also haft tried us, even as filver is tried. Pfal. 66. g.

Thon fufferedfi men to ride over our heads, ave event through fire and water: but thou hast brought us out into a wealthy place. ver. 11. Oh, how great troubles and adverfities halt thou fhewed us ! and yet didft thou turn and refresh us: yea, and brought us from the deep of the earth again. Pfal. 71. 18.

Thou didst remember us in our low eftate, and redeem us from our enemies for thy mercy endureth for ever. Pfal. 136. 23, 24.

Lord, thou art become gracious unto thy land thou hast turned away the captivity of Jacob. Pfal. 85. 1.

God bath herved us his goodwels plenteously : and God bath iet us fee our defire upon our enemies. fal. 59. 10.

They are brought down, and fallen but we are rifen, and ftand upright. Pfal. 20. 8.

the Lord : both small and great. ver. 13.

O that men would therefore praife the Lord for his goodness: and declare the wonders that :he doeth for the children of men! Pfal. 107. 25.

That they would offer unto bim the facrifice of thanksgiving ; and tell out bis works with gladness ! ver. 22.

And not hide them from the children of the generations to come but fhew the honour of the Lord, his mighty and won"derful works that he hath done. Pfal. 78. 4.

That our pofterity may also know them, and the children that are yet unborn : and not be as their forefathers, a faithless and flubborn generation. ver. 6. g.

Give thanks, Ifrael, unto God the Lord, in the congregations from the ground of the heart. Pfal. 68. 26.

Praifed be the Lord daily even the God zobo helpeth us, and poureth bis benefits upon us. ver. 19.

O let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end but establish thou the righteous. Pfal. 7.9.

Let all thofe that feek thee, be joyful and glad in thee and all fuch as love thy falvation fay alway, The Lord be praised. Pfal 40. 19.

There are they fallen, all that: work wickedness they are caft doron, and shall not be able to Stand. Pfal. 36. 12.

The Lord hath been mindful of us, and he shall blefs us: even he fhall blefs the houfe of Ifrael, he mall bless the house of Aaron. Pfal. 115. 12.

Glory be to the Father, &c. As it was in the beginning, &c, Proper Pfalms. 124. 126, 129. 118. The Firft. 2 Sam. 19. ver. 9, or Proper Lellons. Numb. 16. Te Deum. The Second. The Epiftle of S. Jude. Jubilate Deo.

The Suffrages next after the Creed fball fand thus.

Prieft, O Lord, fhew thy mer

He fall blefs them that fear cy upon us;


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