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POEMS

ON THE

Principal FESTIVALS and FASTS of the

Church of England.

I. On the Annunciation of
the bleffed Virgin Mary; com-
monly called, Lady-Day, March

25.

II. On the Nativity of our
Saviour, or Birth-Day of Chrift;
commonly called, Christmas-Day,
December 25.

III. On the Circumcifion of
Chrift, being New-Year's-Day,
January 1.

IV. On the Epiphany, or,
Manifeftation of Chrift to the
Gentiles, January 6.

V. On the Prefentation of
Chrift in the Temple, common-
ly called,The Purification of Saint
Mary the Virgin, February 2.
VI. On Ab-Wednesday, and

the Lent-Faft.

VII. On the Day of our
bleffed Saviour's Crucifixion ;
commonly called, Good-Friday.

VIII. On Eafter-Day, the
great Festival of our Lord and
Saviour's Refurrection from the
Dead.

IX. On the Afcenfion of our
Lord Jefus Chrift; commonly
called, Holy Thursday.

X. On Whit-Sunday, be-
ing the great Feftival of the De-
fcent of the Holy Ghoft; fome-
time called Pentecoft, as being
Fifty Days after Eafter.

XI. On Trinity-Sunday; be-
ing the Lord's-Day, next after
Whit-Sunday.

With PRAYERS for the faid Festivals and Fafts.

Defigned for the Instruction and Benefit of humble
and ferious Chriftians.

By DANIEL HALLOWS, A. M. Rector of Gilfton
in Hertfordshire.

LONDON, Printed for J. WILFORD, behind the Chap-
ter-Houfe, near St. Paul's. M. DCC. XXXIII.

147. 9.343.

To the YOUTH of GREAT BRITAIN.

N thefe loofe and dangerous Times, wherein Atheifts, Deifts, Blafphemers, Arians, Socinians, Infidels, are so numerous and impudent, there is great and abundant Cause, that they whofe Lips are to preferve Knowledge, fhould fore-warn, and fore-arm their People, and more particularly those of the Younger Sort, against the Poifon and Infection, which thefe Enemies of true Religion and Vertue, are fo industrious to infuse and provery. pagate.

I HAVE therefore, in the ensuing Poems, endeavoured to guard and defend the Servants of Christ, against A 2

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