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Then shall follow three Collects; the first of the Day, which shall be the same that is appointed at the Communion; the second for Peace; the third for Grace to live well.

And the two last Collects shall never alter, but daily be said at Morning Prayer throughout all the Year, as followeth; all kneeling.

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The second Collect, for Peace."

GOD, who art the author of peace and lover of concord, in knowledge of whom standeth our eternal life, whose service is perfect freedom; Defend us thy humble servants in all assaults of our enemies; that we, surely trusting in thy defence, may not fear the power of any adversaries; through the might of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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The third Collect, for Grace.

LORD, our heavenly Father, Almighty and everlasting God, who hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day; Defend us in the same with thy mighty power; and grant that this day we fall into no sin, neither run into any kind of danger; but that all our doings may be ordered by thy governance, to do always that is righteous in thy sight; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

In Quires and Places where they sing, here followeth the Anthem.

Then these five Prayers following are to be read here, except when the Litany is read; and then only the two last are to be read, as they are there placed.

dispute. Our Church, since the Reformation, has chiefly understan by it the prazer prefixed to the Epistle & Gospel that the communio. And some say it derives its name from collecting the substance of the scripting, then read. Others that the prayers of the compresa: - one reason why our : tim are collected in one short form. public prayers are divided into many short forms is, that we may the oftener appeal to God "this" Jesus let our Lord "te, and repest our memory with His name.


2. Tanslated out of the Sacramentary of Gregory, almost and for word. The primitive stians prayed thrice a day for peace. "Si non pox,

mihil" was their maxim.

5. Rccording to the ancient English offices, there collect, w? be termed "Memoria" or commemorations "de pace, degration, per Rejs "He. The were very common ofthe the collects of the canonical hours: & indeed they are placed in the very situe : :ation who they wid have occupied, had they been repeated at morn? prayer in the English Church in ancient times. Palmers pris: Lit: 1. 248. — 262. —


3. Framed out of the Greek Eucholapion. – God's grace is necessan benable us too will, when we are in peace & prosperity. And this prayer "comprehendit xugen, opinor, noe Evnigetrew" Here after the third collect, ended the order of Monte Prayer, rom the Book of K. Edw: until the last review in 1661. Till this latter are the judgers that follow were placed near the end of the Litany, immediates after "we humbly, beseech thee "and afth them stood the occasimal prayers and thankgivings, all of wh it w. appear from the old books, made a part of the Sitary. Still probably they were not used when the de

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1. The heathens offered sacrifices for their rulers, and the Jews always [see Ps: 20 & 42) made prayers for the king part of their public devotion. And all the bathis fully evidence that the same was done daily by the ctions even whilst under papan & perse cuting huperors. - This prayer is taken from Gregory's Sacramentary; but was not inserted in our liturgy intet 2. tz. When Reformers that by the former books the Sovnega was prayed only when the Litary or Communin: office


2. Darius desired the Jewish priests (Izra 6.10) whmay not only for himself, but for histons also. The Romans prayed for the heirs of the Empire, & to also did the Early potions [diting: S. Baril).

It was not added until the reign of James 1: because until then the no Peotestant prince had had children.

A Prayer for the Queen's Majesty. LORD our heavenly Father, high and mighty, King of kings, Lord of lords, the only Ruler of princes, who dost from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; Most heartily we beseech thee with thy favour to behold our most gracious Sovereign Lady, Queen VICTORIA; and so replenish her with the grace of thy holy Spirit, that she may alway incline to thy will, and walk in thy way: Endue her plenteously with heavenly gifts; grant her in health and wealth long to live; strengthen her that she may vanquish and overcome all her enemies; and finally, after this life, she may attain everlasting joy and felicity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

A Prayer for the Royal Family.

ALMIGHTY God, the fountain of all goodness, we humbly beseech thee to bless ADELAIDE, the Queen Dowager, and all the Royal Family: Endue them with thy holy Spirit; enrich them with thy heavenly grace; prosper them with all happiness; and bring them to thine everlasting kingdom; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.



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A Prayer for the Clergy and people. LMIGHTY and everlasting God, who alone workest great marvels; Send down upon our Bishops, and Curates, and all Congregations committed to their charge, the healthful Spirit of thy grace; and that they may truly please thee, pour upon them the continual dew of thy blessing. Grant this, O Lord, for the honour of our Advocate and Mediator, Jesus Christ. Amen.

A Prayer of ST. CHRYSOSTOM. ALMIGHTY God, who hast given us

grace at this time with one accord to make our common supplications unto thee; and dost promise, that when two or three are gathered together in thy Name thou wilt grant their requests: Fulfil now, O Lord, the desires and petitions of thy servants, as may be most expedient for them; granting us in this world knowledge of thy truth, and in the world to come life everlasting. Amen.

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THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore. Amen.

Here endeth the Order of Morning Prayer throughout the Year.

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