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PRAYERS.*

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O ALMIGHTY AND EVERLASTING GOD, I prostrate myself before thee to present my humble prayers, and devout supplications, before the throne of thy sacred

* Books of Prayers, says an admired writer, composed for private devotion, are very useful ; and they are certain. ly not to be examined with great severity of judgment.

7“ Let that day,” says the late pious and exemplary Bishop of London, (Porteus) be kept sacred to its original destination by all ranks of men, from the highest to the lowest. Let it not be profaned by needless journies, by splendid entertainments, by crouded assemblies, by any thing in short which precludes either ourselves, our families, or our domestics, from the exercise of religious duties, or the improvement of those pious sentiments and

PRAYERS.*

Sunday Morning.t

O ALMIGHTY AND EVERLASTING GOD, I prostrate myself before thee to present my humble prayers, and devout supplications, before the throne of thy sacred

* Books of Prayers, says an admired writer, composed for private devotion, are very useful; and they are certainly not to be examined with great severity of judgment.

+ “Let that day,” says the late pious and exemplary Bishop of London, (Porteus) be kept sacred to its original destination by all ranks of men, from the highest to the lowest. Let it not be profaned by needless journies, by splendid entertainments, by crouded assemblies, by any thing in short which precludes either ourselves, our families, or our domestics, from the exercise of religious duties, or the improvement of those pious sentiments and

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