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all the world; exhorting him to forgive from the bottom of his heart all perfons that have offended him, and if he hath offended any other to ask their forgiveness; and where he hath done wrong or injury to any man, that he make amends to the uttermoft of bis power. And if he bath not before difpofed of his goods, let him then be admonished to make his Will, and to declare bis debts what he oweth, and what is owing to him, for the better difcharging of his Confcience, and the quieting of bis Executors. But men fhould be often put in remembrance to take order for the fettling of their temporal eftates whilst they are in health

The Prieft fhould not omit earnestly to move fuch fick perfons as are of ability, to be liberal to the poor.

Here fhall the fick perfon make a special con feffion of his fins, the Priest affifting him by asking fuch Questions as he shall think pro

per. • The foregoing Exhortation and Examination need not be repeated every day, but only so often as the Prieft fhall fee convenient.

When this Examination and Confeffion are over, the Company may come in again, and then the Prieft fhall kneel down, and say,

Remember not, Lord, our iniquities, nor the iniquities of our forefathers. Spare us, good Lord, fpare thy people, whom thou haft redeemed with thy moft precious blood, and be not angry with us for ever.



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UR Father, which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trefpaffes, as we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation; But deus not Amen. liver us from evil.


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Then Shall the Prieft fay the two Collects following.

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HE EAR us, Almighty and most merciful God and Saviour; extend thy accustomed goodness to this thy fervant, who is grieved with Sicknefs. Sanctify, we beseech thee, this thy fatherly correction to him; that the fenfe of his weaknefs may add strength to his faith, and seriousness, to his repentance. That if it fhall be thy good th pleasure to restore him to his former health, be may lead the refidue of his life in thy fear and to thy glory; or elfe give him grace fo to take thy vifitation, that after this painful life ended, he may dwell with thee in life everlasting, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.


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Then the Priest hall ftand up, and laying his band upon the fick perfon's head, he shall abfolve him if he humbly and beartily defire it) after this fort. And the fame form of Abfolution fball be ufed in all private Confeffions.

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If the fick perfon is vifited conftantly, Abfolution is to be repeated no oftner, than as the Prieft ball fee just cause; and when it is omitted, the Priest fhall then proceed directly to the Collect which is next after this Absolution.

UR Lord Jefus Chrift, who hath left power


to his Church to abfolve, all Sinners who truly repent and believe in him of his great mercy forgive thee thine offences: And by his Authority committed to me, I abfolve thee from all thy fins: In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.


The Priest may use either the foregoing form of Abfolution, or elfe that which is in the Office for the Holy Communion, according to his discretion.

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Most merciful God, who, according to the multitude of thy mercies, doft fo put away the fins of thofe who truly repent, that thou re membrest them no more; Open thine eye of mercy upon this thy fervant, who most earnestly defreth pardon and forgiveness. Renew in him, moft loving Father, whatfoever hath been decay ed by the fraud and malice of the Devil, or by Bir own carnal will and frailnefs; preserve and continue this fick member in the unity of the Church; confider bis contrition, accept his tears, and affuage bis pain, as fhall feem to thee moft expedient for him. And forafmuch as he putteth


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bis fall trust only in thy mercy, impure not tinto bim bis former fins, but ftrengthen bier with thy bleffed Spirit and when thou art pleafada to take him hence, take him unto thy favour, through the merits of thy most dearly beloved Son Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.



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Be thou my trong hold, whereunto I may alway refort: thou haft promised to help me, for thou art my houfe of defence, and my caftle Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the ungodly ou : out of the hand of the unrighteous

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For thou, O Lord God, art the thing that I long for: thou art my hope, even from my youth.

Through thee have I been holden cup ever fince I was born: thou art he that took me our of my mother's womb; my praise dhallvalways be of theed bandage

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O let my mouth be filled with thy praife that I may ting of thy glory and honour all the day long.

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