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I DO HEREBY CERTIFY, that this edition of the COMMON PRAYER BOOK, the Articles, Offices, and Metre Psalms and Hymns, having been compared and corrected by the Standard Book, by a Presbyter appointed for the purpose, is permitted to be published accordingly. BENJ'N T. ONDERDONK,

Bishop of the Diocese of New-York.

NEW-YORK, December 18th, 1843.

Stereotyped and Printed

By the Publisher.

764.8 1843he





Title Page, with ornamental Border. 21 Nicene Creed. Initial letter I-' And he | 44 A Prayer to be used at the Meetings of
At the top, portrait of Archbishop shall come again with glory.'
Convention. Initial letter A Who
Cranmer, from a picture in Lambeth
by thy Holy Spirit didst preside in
Palace; at the bottom, portrait of
the councils of the blessed Apostles'
Bishop Ridley, after Vanderwerf; on
the right hand, Bishop Seabury; and 26 Collect for Aid against Perils. Initial 45
on the left, Bishop White.
letter O- By thy great mercy defend

25 Collect for Peace. Initial letter O-
That our hearts may be set to obey
thy commandments

Exterior of Lincoln Cathedral.




26 Prayer for the President of the United 46
States. Initial letter O-Arms of the
United States. Original design by

Prayer for the Clergy. Initial letter A

Pour upon them the continual dew 46 of thy blessing."


Prayer for all Conditions of Men. Ini-
tial letter 0- Make thy ways known
unto them, thy saving health unto all
General Thanksgiving. Initial letter A
-For the means of grace, and for
the hope of glory.' Original design
by Chepmen.
Prayer of St. Chrysostom. Initial letter
A- Where two or three are gathered
together in my name.'
29 2 Cor. xiii. 14. Initial letter T.
Exterior of York Minster.

1 Interior of Canterbury Cathedral. Architectural border, composed principally from parts of the Cathedral.

1 Sentences. Initial letter T- The Lord 27 is in his holy temple.'-Hab. ii. 20. Original design by Chapinen.

3 Exhortation. Initial letter D-Christ ex- 27 horting his disciples.

3 General Contession. Initial letter A, and ornament-Prayer and Confession.

4 Initial letter A.-Absolution.

4 Initial letter A.-Absolution.

5 Lord's Prayer. Initial letter O-' Our
Father, who art in heaven.' From
Flaxman's Illustrations of the Lord's 23

5 Venite. Initial letter O-King David. Griginal design by Chapman.

6 Gloria in excelsis. Initial letter G-29 Glory be to God on high.'

6 Te Deum. Illustration-To thee Chcrubim and Seraphim continually do cry. Initial letter W and ornament -To thee all Angels cry aloud.', 8 Benedicite. Initial letter 0-0 ye children of men, bless ye the Lord.' 1e Jubilate Deo. Initial letter 0-0 be joyful in the Lord.'


10 Benedictus. Initial letter B-Zacharias.- St. Luke 1. 67.

11 The Apostles' Creed.

Illustration-Faith, from Raffaelle. Initial letter I and ornament-Christ healing the cripple.

Initial letter I-The

11 Nicene Creed. prayer of faith.

12 Collect for Peace. Initial letter 0Emblem of Peace.

13 Collect for Grace. Initial letter O and ornament Defend us with thy mighty power.'

15 A General Thanksgiving. Initial letter A and ornament-Thanksgiving for abundance.

15 Prayer of St. Chrysostom. Initial letter A-St. Chrysostom.

16 2 Cor. xiii. 14. Initial letter T-Benedietion.

16 Exterior of Canterbury Cathedral.

13 Prayer for the President of the United
States. Initial letter 0-The Presi- 36
dent's house at Washington. Ori-
ginal design by Chapman.
14-Prayer for the Clergy and People.
Initial letter A-Prayer in Church.
14 Prayer for all Conditions of Men. Ini-
tial letter O and ornament- We
humbly beseech thee for all sorts and
conditions of men.'


30 Interior of Henry the Seventh's Chapel.
30 Initial letter O-That it may please

thee to defend and provide for, the
fatherless children and widows.'

Lord's Prayer. Initial letter O- Give 48
us this day our daily bread.' From
Flaxman's Illustrations of the Lord's

Prayer of St. Chrysostom. Initial letter
A With one accord to make our
common supplications unto thee.'
36 2 Cor. xii. 14 Blessing.
36 Exterior of Westminster Abbey.


- Thy
kingdom come.' From Flaxman.

21 Cantate Domino. Initial letter 0-
Praise the Lord upon the harp.'
22 Bonum est confiteri. Initial letter I-
King David. Original design by

For Deliverance from great Sickness and Mortality. Initial letter O-' We offer unto thy fatherly goodness our selves, our souls, and bodies, which thou hast delivered.' Chapman.

34 Initial letter O-Let us pray.

35 Initial letter 0—' O Lord, arise, help us, 48 For a Recovery from Sickness. Initial

and deliver us for thine honour.
35 Initial letter W-Moses and Aaron.
Turn from us all those evils that we
most justly have deserved.

letter - Gracious art thou, O Lord,
and full of compassion to the children
of men.' Chapman.


A General Thanksgiving. Initial letter
A- We bless thee for our creation,
preservation, and all the blessings of
this life. Original design by Chap


19 Initial letter D-Exhortation.

19 Initial letter A and ornament-Confes- 41


20 Absolution. Initial letter A Hath 41 promised forgiveness to all those who with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto him.'

47 For Plenty. Initial letter O-Elisha's prophecy of plenty fulfilled. 2 Kings




For Peace, and Deliverance from our Enemies. Initial letter O-- We ac knowledge thy goodness that we were not delivered over as a prey unto them."

23 Deus Misereatur. Initial letter G 43 Thy saving health among all nations.'

The Thanksgiving of Women after
Childbirth. Initial letter O-This
woman, thy servant, who desireth
now to offer her praises and thanks-
givings unto thee.' Chapman.
For Rain. Initial letter O-We give
thee humble thanks that it hath
pleased thee, in our great necessity,
to send us at the last a joyful rain
upon thine inheritance.'

For Fair Weather. Initial letter O-'In
thy mercy hast relieved and com
forted our souls by this seasonable and
blessed change of weather."

39 Interior of Lincoln Cathedral.

38 Prayer for Congress. Initial letter M-
Capitol at Washington. Original
design by Chapman,

39 For Rain. Initial letter O-Elijah fed.
1 Kings, xvii. 6.
39 For Fair Weather. Initial letter A-56
Sacrifice of Noah. Genesis, viii. 20.
40 In time of Dearth and Famine. Initial 56
letter O-Prodigal Son.


17 Interior of York Minster. Architectural
border composed chiefly from parts 40 In time of War and Tumults. Initial
of the Cathedral.
letter O-Destruction of the Assyrian
camp. 2 Kings, xix. 35.

17 Sentences. Initial letter T-'The Lord

is in his holy temple.'-Hab. ii. 20. 40
Original design by Chapman.

For those who are to be admitted into
Holy Orders. Initial letter A-Lay-
ing on of hands.

Another Prayer for the same. Initial
letter A-Give thy grace,'
In time of great Sickness and Mortality.
Initial letter O-Destroying angel.
For a Sick Person. Initial letter 0-59
'Behold, visit, and relieve thy sick
servant. Chapman.


23 Benedic, anima mea. Initial letter
PO praise the Lord, ye angels of 44
his. Original design by Chapman,
24 Apostles' Creed. Illustration-One faith.
Westall. Initial letter 1-' Maker of
heaven and carth.'


48 For Restoring Public Peace at Home. Initial letter O- We bless thy holy name, that it hath pleased thee to appease the seditious tumults which have been lately raised up amongst


49 For a Safe Return from Sea. Initial letter M-Thou hast been pleased to conduct in safety through the perils of the great deep these thy servants.' Chapman.

COLLECTS, EPISTLES, AND GOSPELS. 51 Title. At the top, Peterborough Cathe

dral and Ripon Minster. In the centre, interior of Worcester Cathedral and Malmesbury Abbey Chapel. At the bottom, Exeter and Bristol Cathedrals.

20 Absolution. Initial letter A-Let us
beseech him to grant us true repent- 42 For a Sick Child. Initial letter A-60
ance and his Holy Spirit.

21 Lord's Prayer. Initial letter

53 The First Sunday in Advent. Illustration-Christ's entry into Jerusalein. Overbeck.

53 The Collect. Initial letter A-Matt.
XXI 2.

54 The Epistle. Initial letter O-'It is
high time to awake out of sleep.'
54 The Gospel. Initial letter W-Christ
driving out the money-changers.
The Second Sunday in Advent. Illus-
tration-Parable of the fig tree.
The Collect. Initial letter B- And
then shall they see the Son of Man
coming in a cloud with power and
great glory."

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For a Person, or Persons, going to Sea.
Initial letter O-Conduct them in
safety to the haven where they would
be.' Chapman.


The Fourth Sunday in Advent. Illustra-
tion-St. John preaching. Stothard.
The Collect. Initial letter O-'I am the
voice of one crying in the wilderness.'
The Epistle. Initial letter R-'In every
thing by prayer and supplication,
with thanksgiving, let your requests
be made known unto God.'

For a Person under Affliction. Initial
letter O-Look with pity, we be-
seech thee, upon the surrows of thy
servant. Chapman.


For Malefactors, after Condemnation.
Initial letter O-' Convince them of 63
the miserable condition they are in
by their sins and wickedness.

The Gospel. Initial letter T-'When
the Jews sent Priests and Levites
from Jerusalem to ask him who art

Look down from heaven, we hum-
bly beseech thee, with the eyes of
mercy upon the sick child. Chap 60 The Gospel. Initial letter N-'Now
when John had heard in the prison
the works of Christ.'


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66 The Gospel Initial letter I-'There
was a man sent from God, whose
name was John.'

67 The Sunday after Christmas. Illustra-
tion The angel appearing unto
67 The Collect.
and Child.

Initial letter A-Virgin

69 The Epist e. Initial letter N- As long as he is a child, he is under tutors and governors.'

73 The Colleet. Initial letter O-Paul preaching to the Ephesians.

73 The Epistle. Initial letter F-Paul the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles.'

68 The Gospel. Initial letter T-' Joseph was minded to put her away.'

70 The Circumcision of Christ. Illustration Adoration of the Shepherds. Poussin.

70 The Collect. Initial letter A-Presentation in the temple.

71 The Epistle. Initial letter B-The angel
appearing unto Abraham.

71 The Gospel. Initial letter A The
Shepherds said one to another, Let
us now go even unto Bethlehem.'
73 The Epiphany, or the Manifestation of
Christ to the Gentiles. Illustration- 104
The offering of the wise men. Ru

74 The Gospel. Initial letter W-Herod examining the wise men.

76 The First Sunday after the Epiphany. Illustration-Christ with the doctors in the temple. Overbeck.

76 The Collect. Initial letter O-Infant

79 The Second Sunday after the Epiphany.
Illustration-The marriage in Cana
of Galilee.

79 The Collect. Initial letter A-The wi-
dow's mite. He that giveth, let him
do it with simplicity.'
80 The Epistle. Initial letter H-'Weep
with them that weep.'

80 The Gospel. Initial letter A-'Jesus saith unto them, Fill the water-pots with water.'

82 The Third Sunday after the Epiphany. Illustration-Christ curing the leper. 82 The Collect. Initial letter A-Christ and the Centurion.


77 The Epistle. Initial letter I-Paul 108 The Gospel. Initial letter T-Com-
preaching to the Romans.
mand that these stones be made

77 The Gospel. Initial letter N-'And he

went down with them, and came to 110 The Second Sunday in Lent. Illustra-
Nazareth, and was subject unto
tion-Woman of Canaan. Le

thirst, give him drink.'

83 The Gospel. Initial letter W-'And Jesus put forth his hand.'

85 The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany. Illus ration-Then he arose and rebuked the winds and the sea.'

85 The Collect. Initial letter O-There met him two possessed with devils.' 86 The Epistle. Initial letter L-'For this cause pay ye tribute also.'


95 The Epistle. Initial letter K-They
do it to obtain a corruptible crown.'
95 The Gospel. Initial letter T- Go ye
also into the vineyard.'

97 The Sunday called Quinquagesima, or
the next Sunday before Lent. Illus
tration-Parable of the Sower. Do-

97 The Collect. Initial letter O-Paul
shaking off the viper.
98 The Epistle. Initial letter Y-Ship-
wreck of St. Paul.

99 The Gospel. Initial letter T-'He
spake by a parable.'

100 The Sunday called Sexagesima, or the
Second Sunday before Lent. Illus-
tration-Christ healing the blind.
100 The Collect. Initial letter O-Charity.
From Raffaelle.

86 The Gospel. Initial letter A-'And they that kept them fled.'

88 The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany. Illustration Parable of the wheat and the tares.

88 The Collect. Initial letter O-'An enemy hath done this.'

89 The Epistle. Initial letter P-'And forgiving one another if any man have a quarrel against any."

89 The Gospel. Initial letter T-' But gather the wheat into my barn.'

91 The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany.
Illustration-Then shall they see the
Son of Man coming in the clouds.'
91 The Collect. Initial letter O-' All the
tribes of the earth shall mourn.'
92 The Epistle. Initial letter B-The Holy

92 The Gospel. Initial letter T-'He shall
send his angels with a great sound of
a trumpet.'

94 The Sunday called Septuagesima, or the Third Sunday before Lent. 11lustration-' So when the even was come, the lord of the vineyard saith unto his steward, Call the labourers and give them their hire.'

94 The Collect. Initial letter O- Why stand ye bere all the day idle?'

103 The Collect. Initial letter A-Turn
ye even to me,' &c.

First Prayer. Initial letter O-' Merci
fully hear our prayers."
Second Prayer. Initial letter O-'Spare
us therefore, good Lord, spare thy
Supplication. Initial letter T- Be fa
vourable to thy people who turn to
thee in weeping, fasting, and pray



101 The Epistle. Initial letter T- When
I was a child, 1 spake as a child,' &c.
102 The Gospel. Initial letter T-What 152
wilt thou that I should do unto thee?'
103 The First Day of Lent, commonly call-
ed Ash Wednesday. Illustration-

105 The Epistle. Initial letter T-' And
rend your heart.'

105 The Gospel. Initial letter W- Where
thieves break through and steal.'
107 The First Sunday in Lent. Illustration
--Christ in the wilderness.
107 The Collect. Initial letter O-'If thou
be the Son of God, cast thyself down.
108 The Epistle. Initial letter W-Paul
stoned at Lystra; 'chastened and
not killed.'


110 The Colleet. Initial letter A-David
finding Saul sleeping.

111 The Epistle. Initial letter W-Isaac
blessing Jacob.

111 The Gospel. Initial letter I-Woman
of Canaan.

83 The Epistle. Initial letter B-If he 116 The Fourth Sunday in Lent. Illustra

113 The Third Sunday in Lent. Illustra-
tion-The dumb spake.'

113 The Collect. Initial letter W-Seek
ing rest and finding none.'

tributing bread to the disciples.
119 The Fifth Sunday in Lent. Illustra-
tion-Christ and the Jews.


138 The Epistle. Initial letter W-Moses sprinkling the people.

139 The Gospel. Init. letter N-'And there appeared an angel unto him,' &c. Thursday before Easter. IllustrationChrist bearing the cross. Raffaelle. 144 The Epistle. Initial letter I-The Lord's supper.


119 The Collect. Initial letter W-Then
took they up stones to cast at him.'
120 The Epistle. Initial letter C-The sol-
dier piercing the side of Jesus.
120 The Gospel. Initial letter J-Jesus
reasoning with the Jews.

122 The Sunday next before Easter. Illus-
tration-Christ rejected. Vandyke.
122 The Collect. Initial letter A-Prayer.
123 The Epistle. Initial letter L-Jesus
washing the feet of the disciples.
123 The Gospel. Initial letter T-Jesus

146 The Gospel. Initial letter T-The woman of Jerusalem lamenting Jesus. 149 Good Friday. Illustration-The Crucifixion. Vandyke.


120 The Monday before Easter. Illustra-
tion - Christ in the garden. Cor-

First Collect. Initial letter A-' Behold this thy family.' 150 Second Collect. Initial letter APrayer. 150 Third Collect. Initial letter O-Jesus weeping over Jerusalem.

150 The Epistle. Initial letter T-1 he law having a shadow of good things to come.'

The Gospel. Initial letter P-The soldiers casting lots for Christ's gar

135 The Gospel. Initial letter A-Jesus led
out to be crucified.
138 Wednesday before Easter. Illustration
-Christ scourged. Rubens.


165 Tuesday in Easter week. Illustration
-The Resurrection. Rubens.
165 The Collect. Initial letter A-The de-
struction of death.

166 The Epistle, Initial etter M-Paul
preaching in the synagogue.


The Gospel. Initial letter J-Jesus in the midst of the disciples after the resurrection.

The First Sunday after Easter. Illus-
tration Jesus appearing to his disci
ples after the resurrection.

tion-Miracle of the loaves and fishes. 168 The Collect. Initial letter A-Philip
and the man of Ethiopia. Acts viii.


The Collect. Initial letter G-Gather-
ing up of the fragments.

117 The Epistle. Initial letter T-Agar and
her children in bondage.

The Epistle. Initial letter W-The
victory that overcometh the world,
even our faith.'

117 The Gospel. Initial letter I-Jesus dis- 169 The Gospel. Initial letter T-' As my

Father hath sent me, even so send I you.'


155 Easter Even. Illustration - Entomb-
ment of Christ. Raffaelle.
155 The Collect. Initial letter S-Descent
from the cross. Rubens.

156 The Epistle. Initial letter I-The dis-
obedient in the days of Noah.

156 The Gospel. Initial letter W-The two Marys at the sepulchre.


Easter Day. Anthem. First initial letter C-Sprinkling the door-posts with the blood of the lamb.'

Second initial letter C-The entombment of Christ.

Third initial letter C-Adam eating the forbidden fruit.

114 The Epistle. Initial letter W-Walk
as children of light.'

115 The Gospel. Initial ietter I-' When a
stronger than he shall come upon 168
him and overcome him.'

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127 The Epistle. Initial letter W-'Who
is this that cometh from Edom?'
129 The Gospel. Initial letter A-The wo-
man with the box of ointment.
Tuesday before Easter. Illustration-
Christ crowned with thorns. Titian.
The Epistle. Initial letter T-The
chief priests moved the people that 175 The Collect. Initial letter O-' Who
he should rather release Barabbas
unto them.'



alone canst order the unruly wills and affections of sinful men.'

The Epistle. Initial letter E-Receive with meekness the engrafted word.' The Gospel. Initial letter J-Elymas the sorcerer smitten with blindness.



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