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ANALYZED AND ARRANGED FOR USE,

ON

SOCIAL AND PUBLIC OCCASIONS.

A MANUAL FOR THE CLERGY.

BY A CLERGYMANIA

Seeleys,

FLEET STREET AND HANOVER STREET,

L. SEELEY, THAMES DITTON.

PREFACE.

The following Compilation from the Prayer Book is intended for use in the Family, and on other social occasions—in Schools-at Committee Meetings—Meetings of Religious Societies, &c. There is in the Liturgy of the Church of England a rich fund of the language of prayer, suitable for all these purposes, and felt by many to be far superior to any thing they can find elsewhere. But the difficulty has been to make a proper selection, and to turn readily from one petition to another. By an arrangement of all the Prayers in the Liturgy of a general character under the heads of Confessions, Petitions, Supplications, Prayers, Intercessions, and Thanksgivings, it is hoped that these difficulties will be removed ; and thus those who wish to make more the admirable Formularies of the Church than they have hitherto done, may be able to do so with comfort and profit.

The advantages of such arrangement are-that by separating the Prayers from the rest of the contents of the Prayer Book, the whole body of matter to be

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