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The first Prayers in the Morning, as soon as we are dressed...
An Act of Adoration, being the Song that the Angels sing in Heaven.. 40
An Act of Thanksgiving, being the Song of David for the Morning.... ib.
An Act of Oblation, or presenting ourselves to God for the Day... 41
An Act of Repentance or Contrition
Prayer or Petition .....
An Act of Intercession or Prayer for others, to be added to this or any
other Office, as our Devotion, or Duty, or their Needs, shall deter-
For the Church
For the King ..
For the Clergy
For Wife or Husband
For our Children
For Friends and Benefactors
For our Family ..
For all in Misery · ·
Another Form of Prayer for the Morning...
An Exercise to be used at any Time of the Day
Hymn, collected out of the Psalms, recounting the Excellencies and
Greatness of God..
A Form of Prayer for the Evening, to be said by such who have not
Time or Opportunity to say the public Prayers appointed for this
Another Form of Evening Prayer, which may also be used at Bedtime
Ejaculations and short Meditations to be used in the Night, when we
AD SECTION II.] A Prayer for holy Intention in the Beginning and
Pursuit of any considerable Action, as Study, Preaching, &c.
AD SECTION III.] A Prayer meditating and referring to the Divine Pre-
OF CHRISTIAN SOBRIETY.
Of Sobriety in the general Sense...
Evil Consequences of Voluptuousness or Sensuality
Degrees of Sobriety...
Rules for suppressing Voluptuousness
Of Tempérance in Eating and Drinking..
Measures of Temperance in Eating••-••
Signs and Effects of Temperance....
Evil Consequents of Drunkenness
Signs of Drunkenness ..
Rules for obtaining Temperance.
The evil Consequents of Uncleanness
Acts of Chastity in general
Acts of Virginal Chastity
Rules for Widows, or Vidual Chastity.....
Rules for married Persons, or Matrimonial Chastity.
Remedies against Uncleanness -
The Charge of many Children
Acts and Duties of Modesty as it is opposed to Curiosity
Acts of Modesty as it is opposed to Boldness..
Acts of Modesty, as it is opposed to Indecency
Of Contentedness in all Estates and Accidents
Instruments or Exercises to procure Contentedness
Means to obtain Content, by way of Considerations.
Poverty, or a low Fortune..
Arguments against Pride, by way of Consideration.
Acts or Offices of Humility
Means and Exercises for obtaining and increasing the Grace of Humility 93
Signs of Humility......
Death of Children, or nearest Relatives and Friends
Our own Death
Prayers for the several Graces and Parts of Christian Sobriety
A Prayer against Sensuality...
For Chastity: to be said especially by unmarried Persons
A Prayer for the Love of God, to be said by Virgins and Widows, pro-
fessed or resolved so to live; and may be used by any one ......................
A Prayer to be said by married Persons in behalf of themselves and
A Prayer for the Grace of Humility
Acts of Humility and Modesty, by way of Prayer and Meditation
A Prayer for a contented Spirit, and the Grace of Moderation and
OF CHRISTIAN JUSTICE.
Of Obedience to our Superiors
Acts and Duties of Obedience to all our Superiors
Remedies against Disobedience, and Means to endear our Obedience,
by way of Consideration
Degrees of Obedience
The Duty of Masters of Families The Duty of Guardians or Tutors ..
Of Provision, or that part of Justice which is due from Superiors to
Duties of Kings, and all the Supreme Power as Lawgivers ·
The Duty of Superiors, as they are Judges.
The Duty of Parents to their Children.
Rules for married Persons...
Of Negotiation, or Civil Contracts
Rules and Measures of Justice in Bargaining ·
Rules of making Restitution
Prayers to be said, in relation to the several Obligations and Offices of
A Prayer for the Grace of Obedience, to be said by all Persons under
Prayers for Kings and all Magistrates, for our Parents, spiritual and
natural, are in the following Litanies, at the End of the Fourth
A Prayer to be said by Subjects, when their Land is invaded and over-
run by barbarous or wicked People, Enemies of the Religion or the
A Prayer to be said by Kings or Magistrates, for themselves and their
A Prayer to be said by Parents for their Children...
A Prayer to be said by Masters of Families, Curates, Tutors, or other
obliged Persons, for their Charges
A Prayer to be said by Merchants, Tradesmen, and Handicraftsmen.. 177
A Prayer to be said by Debtors, and all Persons obliged, whether by
Crime or Contract...
A Prayer for Patron and Benefactors ·
The Measures and Rules of Divine Love
Helps to increase our Love to God, by way of Exercise
The two States of Love to God
Cautions and Rules concerning Zeal
Of the External Actions of Religion
Of Reading or Hearing the Word of God
Rules for Hearing or Reading the Word of God...............
Advice concerning Spiritual Books and Ordinary Sermons
Rules for Christian Fasting.
The Benefits of Fasting....
Motives to Prayer · ·
Rules for the Practice of Prayer
Rules for giving Alms
Motives to Charity
Of keeping Festivals, and Days holy to the Lord; particularly the
Receiving the blessed Sacrament
Works of Mercy, or the several Kinds of Corporeal Alms
Works of Spiritual Alms and Mercy
Acts and Parts of Repentance
Motives to Repentance
Cautions for making Vows...
Remedies against Wandering Thoughts in Prayer-
Signs of Tediousness of Spirit in our Prayers and all Actions of Religion 228
Remedies against Tediousness of Spirit
..... 203 ..... 205 206
Remedies against Unmercifulness and Uncharitableness
1. Against Envy, by way of Consideration•••••
2. Remedies against Anger, by way of Exercise
Remedies against Anger, by way of Consideration
3. Remedies against Covetousness, the third Enemy of Mercy.............