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Published by Authority.
To all devout Chriftians.
BE pleased to obferve, that this New Week's Preparation is (by affignment from the executors of E. Wickfeed) printed for W. BENT, at the King's Arms, in Paternofter Row, London: alfo that there are two editions of this little Manual; one on common paper with a letter-prefs frontispiece and titlepage, the other on fine paper with a copper-plate frontispiece and titlepage: and likewife, that every genuine copy, of both editions, has the fignature of the above proprietor.
Sold alfo by
G. G. and J. Robinfon, W. J. and J. Richardfon, F. and C. Rivington, J. Scatcherd, H. D. Symonds, C. Law, Longman and Rees, J. Wallis, and T. Hurft.
Printed by M. Brown, St. John's-fquare, Clerkenwell.
29. NOV 1917
For a Worthy receiving of the
As Recommended and Appointed by the
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 Devotions
INSTRUCTIONS how to live well,
after receiving the
To which are added
A Morning and Evening Prayer for the Clofet or Family.
Printed for W. BENT, at the King's Arms, Paternofter Row,
EORGE the Second, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. To all to whom thefe Prefents fhall come, Greeting: WHEREAS our Trufty and Well be loved Edward Wicksteed, of our City of London, Bookfeller, hath humbl reprefented to us, That he is now Printing a New Edition (with Improve ments) of a Work, Entitled,
The NEW Week's Preparation for a Worthy Receiving the LORD'S SUPPER, as recommended and appointed the Church of England, &c. In two Parts.
AND whereas the faid Edward Wicksteed has informed us, that the fai Work has been perfected with great Labour, Study, aud Expence. He ha therefore humbly prayed Us to grant to him the faid Edward Wickstee Our Royal Privilege, Licence, and AUTHORITY, for the SOLE Printing Publishing, and Vending the faid Work, in as ample Manner and Form has ever been done in Cafes of the like Nature.
WE being graciously inclined to give all due Encouragement to Work that may be Of Public Ufe and Benefit, and efpecially to thofe of this Kind which to greatly tend to the Advancement of Religion, and the general Goo and Benefit of Mankind, ARE pleased to condefcend to his Requeft, and D by these Presents (as far as may be agreeable to the Statute in that Cafe mad and provided) give and grant to the faid Edward Wicksteed, his Executors Adminiftrators, and Affigns, full Power, Licence, Privilege, and fole AU THORITY, for the SOLE Printing, Publishing, and Vending the fais Work, together with all and all manner of Amendments, Corrections, Al terations, and Additions of or to the fame; and Our exprefs Will and Plea fure is, and We do hereby ftrictly charge, command, and prohibit all an every Perfon and Perfons whatfoever, within Our Dominions, that they, no any or either of them, prefume in any manner of wife to reprint, abridge, o extract the fame, or any Part or Parts thereof, either in the like, or in an other Form, or Forms, Volume, or Volumes whatsoever; OR to import buy, vend, utter, or diftribute, any Copies thereof, or of any Part or Part thereof, that are or fhall be printed or reprinted beyond the Seas, without th AUTHORITY, Confent, or Approlation of the faid Edward Wicksteed, hi Executors, Administrators, or Affigns, by Writing under his or their Hand and Seals firft had and obtained, as they and every of them offending hereit will incur our Royal indignation and Difpleasure, and fuch other Pains ant Penalties as by the Laws and Statutes of Our Realins may be inflicted, WHEREOF the Commiffioners and other Officers of our Customs, the Mafter Wardens, and Company of Stationers of Londen, and all other Officers, Mini fters, and others, whom it may concern, are to take Notice, that a stri Obedience be given to our Pleafure herein fignified.
Given at our Court at St. James's, &c.
By his Majefty's Command,
The Week's Preparation.
Eafons for publishing this New
A meditation for the morning.
ver than a worshipper of the all A meditation for the evening.
Keble's week's preparation has A form of Examination, viz
1 Of our duty towards God,
It has ferved to bring Religion into
if a fervant.
ifa mafter or mistress. 29
ble's week's preparation, very A profeffion of godly forrow for
A prayer to conclude our devotions
An account of this work.
carefully attended to.
if a wife.
if a husband.
if a brother or fifter. 27