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For a Worthy receiving of the
Recommended and Appointed
CHURCH of ENGLAND;
MEDITATIONS and PRAYERS for the Morning
FORMS of Examination and Confeffion of Sins,
A Companion at the Altar,
Directing the Communicant in his Behaviour and
MEDITATIONS to enable us to live well
AMorning & Evening Prayer for the ClofetorFamily. &c.
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YEORGE the Second, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain, Bishop France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. To all to whom thefe Prefents fhall come, Greeting: WHEREAS our Trufty and: gair Well beloved Edward Wick fteed, of our City of London, Bookfeller, hath humbly reprefented to us, That he is now Printing a New Edition (with Improvements) of a Work, Entitled,
The NEW Week's Preparation for a Worthy Receiving of
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Of Public Ufe and Benefit,
and especially to thofe of this Kind, which fo greatly tend to the Alvancement of Religion, and the general Good and Benefit of Mankind, ARE pleased to condefcend to his Requeft, and DO by thefe Prefents (as far as may be agreeable to the Statute in that Cafe made and provided) give and grant to the faid Edward Wickfleed, his Executors, Adminiftrators, and Affigns, full Power, Licence, Privilege, and fole AUTHORITY, for the SOLE Printing, Publishing, and Vending the faid Work, together with all and all manner of Amendments, Corrections, Alterations, and Additions of or to the fame; and Our express Will and Pleafure is, and We do hereby ftrictly charge, command, and prohibit all and every Perfon and Perfons whatfoever, within Our Dominions, that they, nor any or either of them, presume in any manner of wife to reprint, abridge, or extract the fame, or any Part or Parts thereof, either in the like, or in any other Form or Forms, Volume or Volumes whatsoever; OR to import, buy, vend, utter, or diftribute, any Copies thereof, or of any Part or Parts thereof, that are or fhall be printed or reprinted beyond the Seas, without the AUTHORITY, Confent, or Approbation of the faid Edward Wicksteed, his Executors, Adminiftrators, or Affigns, by Writing under his or their Hands and Seals. firft had and obtained, as they and every of them offending herein will incur Our Royal Indignation and Displeasure, and fuch other Pains and Penalties as by the Laws and Statutes of Our Realms may be inflicted. WHEREOF the Commiffioners and other Officers of our Customs, the Mafter, Wardens, and Company of Stationers of London, and all other Officers, Minifters, and others, whom it may concern, are to take Notice, that a ftrict Obedience be given to Our Pleafure herein signified.
Given at Our Court at St. James's, &c.
the Church of England, &c. In two Parts.
AND whereas the faid Edward Wicksteed has informed us, that the faid It has Work has been perfected with great Labour, Study, aud Expence. He has therefore humbly prayed Us to grant to him the faid Edward Wicksteed, Our Royal Privilege, Licence, and AUTHORITY, for the SOLE Printing, Publishing, and Vending the laid Work, in as ample Manner and Form as has ever been done in Cafes of the like Nature.
His Majefly's Command.
A few inftances of the many lewd and
fcandalous expreffions in Keble's
Such language fitter for a fenfual lo- A meditation for the morning.
ver than a worshipper of the all A prayer for the morning.
Bishop Stilling fleet's teftimony a-A prayer before examination.
iii Directions concerning examinati-
The way of worship made use of in
Keble's week's preparation has
greatly contributed towards the A form of Examination, viz.
Many boneft and well-meaning chri-
ftians have been thrown into de-
It has ferved to bring Religion into 4
ridicule and contempt, and to bar-
part of mankind against the firft
The love of God, as taught by Ke-
ble's week's preparation, very
different from that taught us by
Chrift bimfelf, and by St. John. v
The prayers and meditations in this
A profeffion of godly forrow for
fuch as can be warranted from A prayer of refignation to the wil
Bishop Fleetwood's teftimony a-
made ufe of in Keble's week's Ejaculations at going to bed.
A prayer to conclude our devotions
The duty of frequent communicat- A meditation for the morning.
our-A meditation for the evening.
The usefulness of actual prepara-
the Week's Preparation.
ix A prayer for God's mercy.
The warning on Sunday before the A meditation for the evening.
A prayer at offering our alms, 105
Directions concerning the prayer
The Companion for the Altar.
Ejaculations when you approach the A prayer on taking phyfic.