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through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen. Ja. 4. 3. and s. 18. Hof. 2. 21, 22. 1 King. 8. 35, 36. John. 14. 13, 14.

For Fair Weather. Almighty Lord God, who for the fin of mandidst once drown all the World,

except cight Persons, i Pet. 3. 20. and afterward of thy great Mercy didst promise never to destroy it so again, Gen. 8. 27, 22. We humbly beseech thee, that although we for our Iniquities have worthi. ly deserved a plague of rain and waters, yet upon true Repentance thou wilt send us such weather, as that we may receive the fruits of the Earth in due Season, and learn both by tby Punishment to amend our Lives, and for thy Clemency to give thee praise and glory, through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

In the time of Dearth and. Famine. O God heavenly Father, whose gift it

is, that the rain doth fall, the earth

is fruitful, beasts increase, and fie Thes do multiply, Fob 38. 25, 26, 27, 28. Gen. 1. Behold, we beseech thee, the af. Ai&ions of thy People, and grant that the scarcity and dearth (which we do now most justly suffer for our Iniquity) may

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through thy goodness be mercifully turn'd into cheapness and plenty, for the Love of Jesus Christ our Lord; to whom with thee, and the Holy Ghost be all Honour and Glory, now and for ever, Amern 2 Chron. 20. 9. and 6. 26. 27, 28, 29, 30, 31. Rom. 8. 32. Deut. Il. 13, 14.

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Or this, God merciful Father, who in the time of Elisfia the Prophet didst

suddenly in Samaria turn great scarcity and dearth into plenty and cheapness, 2 Kings 6. and 7. have mercy upon us, that we who are now for our sins puniThed with like adversity, may likewise find a seasonable relief; increase the fruits of the Earth by thy heavenly Benediction, and grant that we; receiving thy bountiful liberality, may use the fame to thy Glory, the relief of those that are needy, and our own comfort, through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen. i King. 8. 35. 36, 37, 38, 39, 40.

In the time of War and Tumults. Almighty God, King of all Kings,

and Governor of all things, whose

power no Creature is able to reatt, to whom it belongeth juftly to punish Sin

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ners, and to be merciful to them that truly repent ; fave and deliver us, we humbly beseech thee, from the hands of our Enemies; abate their Pride, asswage their Ma-, lice, and confound their Devices, that we, being armed with thy Defence, may be preferved evermore from all Perils, to glo rify thee, who art the only giver of all Victory, through the Merits of thy only Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. 2 Sam. 22. 32. Isa. 45. 22. Pfal. 76. 7. 10. 1 Kings 8. 44, &c. In the time of any common Plague or Sickness.

Almighty God, who in thy Wrathi didst send a Plague upon thine own

People in the Wilderness, for their Obstinate Rebellion against Moses and Aaron, Numb. 16. and also in the time of - King David didst Slay with the Plague of Pestilence Threescore and Ten Thousand, and yet remembring thy Mercy didft save the rest, 2 Sam. 24. 15, 16. Have pitty upon us miserable Sinners, who now are visited with great Sickness and Mortality; that like as thou didit command the de froying Angel to cease from punishing, 2 Sami 24, 16. so it may now please thec to withdraw from us this plague and gries

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vous Sickness, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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In the Ember Weeks, to be said every Day, for those that are to be admitted into Holy Orders.

Lmighty God our heavenly Father,

who hast purchas’d to thy felf an

universal Church, by the precious Blood of thy dear Son, A&t. 20. 28. Colof. 1.

13, 14. Tit. 2. 14. Rev. I. 5. and 7. 14. mercifully look upon the same, and at this time to guide and govern the Minds of thy Servants the Bishops and Pastors of thy Flock, that they may lay hands suddenly on no Man, I Tim. 5. 22. but faithfully and wisely make choice of fit Persons to serve in the sacred Ministry of thy Church, A&t. 1. 24, 25, 26. And to those which shall be Ordain’d to any holy Function, give thy Grace and heavenly Benediction, that both by their Life and Do&rine they may set forth thy Glory, and fet forward the Salvation of all Men, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. I Tim. 4. 16. Deut. 33. 8.

Or This. Almighty God the giver of all good Gifts

who of thy Divine Providence haft ap pointed diverfc Orders in thy Church,

1 Cor. 12. 28, 29. Ephef. 4. 11, 12, 1 Pet. 4. 10. I Cor. 12. 4. give thy Grace, we humbly beseech thee, to all those who are to be called to any Office and Administration in the same, and so replenish them with the Truth of thy Doctrine, and indue them with Innocency of Life, that they may faithfully serve before thee, to the Glory of thy

great Name, and the benefit of thy holy | Church, through Jesus Christ our Lord,

Amen.
A Prayer for the High-Court of Parliament to

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A Colle&t ar Prayer for all Conditions of Men, to

be used at such Times when the Litany is not
appointed to be said.
God the Greator and Preserver of all
Mankind, wé humbly befeech thee

for all sorts and conditions of Men, that thou wouldst be pleased to make thy Ways known unto them; thy saving Health unto all Nations, Psal. 67. 1, 2. 1 Tim. 2. 1, 2, 3, 4. more especially we Pray for the good Estate of the Catholick Church. Gal. 6. 10. Pfal. 122. 6. That it may be fo guided and govern'd by thy good Spirit, that all who profess and call

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