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In every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD,
This selection of prayers, from the most unexceptionable sources and authorities, has been attempted with a view to promote rational and unaffected devotion, and to assist heads of families and others with a ready and concise form for daily use.
Being commanded by our blessed Lord (Matt. vi. 7.) “ not to use vain repetitions,” nor to “ think we shall be heard for our much speaking;” the short and energetic prayers and collects of our Church, and of eminent divines and others, namely, Bishop Andrews, Jeremy Taylor, Wilson, and Becon, Dr. Johnson,