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The universal prayer-book; or, Christian assistant : containing meditations and prayers for every day in the week; A Discourse On the Nature and End of the Lord's Supper; With Preparations for a worthy Reception of the Holy Sacrament; Several Zealous Exhortations, Religious Hymns and Thanksgivings, with Devotions for a Family, and private Prayers, adapted to all the States and Conditions of Life. To Which Are Added, Discourses and Devotions proper to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church of England; a History of the Sabbath Day, with Spiritual Employment for the same. A New Exposition of the Lord's Prayer, the Creed, and the Ten Commandments. Together with an Account of the Lives, Writings, and Sufferings of the several A postles, Evangelists and Martyrs, who are commemorated by the Church as Witnesses to the Truths of the Gospel. Compiled from the Manuscripts of a Right Reverend Bishop. By the Rev. Dr. Sympson, late Rector of St. George's, Middlesex. Illustrated with copper-plates.

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London : printed for H. Sarjeant, near Temple Bar; and D. Steel, near King Street, Tower Hill, 1768.

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vii,[5],iv,472p. ; 8⁰.


The fourth edition.

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ESTC T126645



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