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Gross is no less fignificant here, then in Baptism: It was so used in our fioft Reform'd Liturgy, and therefore there is no need of saying more about it. And as for Chrism, it is an Emblem of Spiritual Unction, of Grace confered by the Holy Ghoft; and with this Rez ference and Allufion it has been pra&tisd by the Primitive and Univerfal Church c?

2017 elong si The Anointing with Oil io the Office for the Sick is not only supported by Primitive Practice, but commanded by the Apostle S. James.w It is not here administred by way_of. Extreme Unction, but in order 19 Recovery is gwa

Upon the whole, here is nothing introduced without inexceptionable Warrant ; nothing of Late Beginning: Here is no Application to Saints or Angels, no Worship of Images, no Praying the Dead out of Purgatoryno "Adoration of the Consecrated Elements ; nothing that 2010


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Administration of the LORD's Supper or HOLY COMMUNION.

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lar care not to admit any to the E Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist,

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the Coinmunion of the Church, or else is certified thereof by sufficient testimony. And to the end this Order may be observed, so many as intend to be partakers of the Holy Communion, Shall signify their names to the Priest at least Some time the day before. And if any of those be an open and notorious evil liver, or have done any wrong to his neighbour by word or deed, so that the Congregation be thereby offended; the Priest having knowledge thereof, shall call him and advertise bim, that in any wife he presume not to come to the Lord's Table, until he hath openly declared himself to bave truly repented and amended his former wicked Life, that the Congregation may thereby be satisfied, which before was offended; and that be hatb recompensed the Parties to whoin he bath



done wrong, or at least declare himself in full pura pose so to do, as soon as he conveniently may. The same order shall the Priest use with those, betwixt whom he perceiveth malice and batred to reign ; not suffering them to be partakers of the Lord's Table, until he know them to be reconciled. And if one of the Parties so at variance be content to forgive from the bottom of bis heart all that the other bath trespassed against him, and to make amends for that he himself bath offenda ed; and the other party will not be persuaded to a godly unity, but remaineth still in his froward

. ness and malice : the Priest in that case ought to admit the penitent person to the Holy Communion, and not him that is obstinate. Provided that ėvery Priest fo repelling any, as is specified in this or the next precedent Paragraph of this Rubrick, Mall be obliged to give an account of the same to the Bishop or the Ordinary of the place within fourteen days after at the farthest. & The Altar at the Communion time having a fair

white linen cloth upon it, shall stand at the East end of the Church or Chapel. And the Priest and People standing with their faces towards the Altar, Jall say or fing (in the fame manner as the Psalms for the day are faid or Jung) for the Introit the Psalm appointed for that day according to that Translation which is in the Book of Common-Prayer. Note, that whenever in this Office the Priest is directed to turn to the Altar, or to stand or kneel before it, or with his Face towards it, it is always meant that he should stand or kneel on the North-fide thereof.



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The Introits for every Sunday and Holy day

throughout the Year.

Sundays in Advent. Psalm 1. II.

I 20 III.

4 IV.

5 Christmas-Day S. Stephen's Day,

52 S. John Evangelist,

The Innocents Day,

Sunday after Christmas-Day,

96 Sundays after Epiphany.

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14 III.

15 IV.

2 V.

20 VI.

30 % Septuagesima,

23 Sexagesima,

24 i Quinquagefima,

26 Ash-Wednesday,

6. 2001 Sundays in Lent, I.

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