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To all devout Chriftians.

BE pleafed to obferve, that the preference, which

the truly pious and judicious have given to this NEW Week's Preparation, has lately tempted several Bookfellers to reprint Keble's OLD Week's Preparation, with an Engraved Title-page, and a new Print before it, fo as to make that OLD Book somewhat refemble this NEW Week's Preparation to the eye of the purchaser: and therefore the public are defired to be careful, that they have not that OLD Book impofed upon them for the future, inftead of this NEW Week's Preparation, which is published by the King's Authority, and is, by Affignment from the Executors of the late Mr. Wicksteed, printed ONLY for John Hinton, at the King's Arms, in Paternofter Row, near Warwick Lane, LONDON.

BEWARE alfo of a Book intitled, The New Week's Preparation for the worthy receiving of the Lord's Supper, IMPROVED, &c. (pretended to be printed at GLASGOW, LONDON, and several other Places) which for fome Time paft has been fold in and abous MANCHESTER, and has been published, as it is prefumed, with the fame lucrative Views, as that above mentioned,

Examine thy Selfand Repent before thou presume to Fat of that Bread und Drink of that Cup.

Engraved and Printed only for JHinton.according to an Act of Parliament.

Weeks Preparation

For a Worthy receiving of the

Lords Supper


Recommended and Appointed

By the

CHURCH of ENGLAND; Confifting of

MEDITATIONS and PRAYERS for the Morning and Evening of every Day in the Week


FORMS of Examination and Confeffion of Sins


A Companion at the Altar,

Directing the Communicant in his Behaviour and • Devotions at the LORDS TABLE ALSO

MEDITATIONS to enable us to live will after receiving the


To which are added.

AMorning Evening Prayer for the Cleft or Family.&c.
The Thirty-third Edition.

LONDON: Printed by Afsigument from the
Executors of the late EDWPWICKSTEED,

for JN. HINTON,in Paternofter Row, near Warwick Lane.


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EORGE the Second, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. To ail to whon thefe Prefents hall come, Greeting: WHEREAS our Trusty and Well beloved Edward Wicksteed, of our City of London, Bookfeller, hath humbly reprefented to us, That he is now Printing a New Edition (with. Improvements) of a Work, Entitled,

The New Week's Preparation for a Worthy Receiving of
the LORD'S SUPPER, as recommended and appointed by
the Church of England, &e. In two Parts.

AND whereas the faid Edward Wicksteed has informed us, that the faid

Work has been perfected with great Labour, Study, and Expence. He has therefore humbly prayed Us to grant to him the faid Edward Wick need, Our Royal Privilege, Licence, and AUTHORITY, for the SOLE Printing, Publishing, and Vending the faid Work, in as ample Manner and Form as has ever been done in Cafes of the like Nature.

WE being graciously inclined to give all due Encouragement to Works that may be

Of Public Ufe and Benefit,

and especially to thofe of this Kind, which fo greatly tend to the Advancement of Religion, and the general Good and Benefit of Mankind, ARE pleafed to condefcend to his Request, and DO by these Presents (as far as may be agreeable to the Statute in that Cafe made and provided) give and grant to the faid Ed ward Wicksteed, his Executors, Adminiftrators, and Affigns, full Power, Licence, Privilege, and fole AUTHORITY, for the SOLE Printing, Publishing, and Vending the faid Work, together with all and all manner of Amendments, Corrections, Alterations, and Additions of or to the fame; and Our exprefs Willand Pleasure is, and We do hereby ftriatly charge, command, and pro hibit all and every Perfon and Perfons whatsoever, within Our Dominions, that they, nor any or either of them, prefume in any manner of wife to reprint, abridge, or extract the fame, or any Part or Parts thereof, either in the like, or in any other Form, or Forms, Volume, or Volumes whatsoever; OR to import, buy, vend, utter or diftribute, any Copies thereof or of any part or Parts thereof, that are or fhall be printed or reprinted beyond the Seas, with out the AUTHORITY, Confent, or Approbation of the faid Edward Wicksteed, his Executors, Adminiftrators, orAffigns, byWriting under his or their Hands and Seals first had and obtained, as they and every of them offending herein will incur our Royal Indignation and Displeasure, and fuch other Pains and Penalties as by the Laws and Statutes of Our Realms may be inflicted. WHEREOF the Commiffioners and other Officers of our Customs, the Mafter, Wardens, and Company of Stationers of London, and all other Officers, Minifters, and others, whom it may concern, are to take Notice, that a stric Obedience be given to our Pleasure herein fignified.

Given at our Court at St. James's, &c.

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His Majefty's Command.


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Bishop Fleetwood's teftimony a- A prayer to conclude our devotions

gainst the manner of worship

for every day.

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