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Sold by C. DAVIS in Holbourn; C. HITCH in
Pater-nofter Row; and S. AUSTEN in New-
gate Street.

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Rational Illuftration of the Book of Common
Prayer, &c. Wherein Liturgies in general are
proved lawful and neceffary, and an Hiftorical Account
is given of our own: The feveral Tables, Rules, and
Kalendar, are confidered, and the seeming Differences
reconciled: All the Rubricks, Prayers, Rites and Cere-
monies are explained, and compared with the Liturgies
of the Primitive Church: The exact Method and Har-
mony of every Office is fhewed; and all the material
Alterations are obferved, which have at any Time been
made fince the firft Common Prayer Book of King Edward
the Sixth, with the particular Reasons that occafioned
them. The whole being the Subftance of every thing
Liturgical in Bp. Sparrow, Mr. Leftrange, Dr. Comber,
Dr. Nichols, and all former Ritualifts, Commentators,
or others, upon the fame Subject, collected and reduced
into one continued and regular Method, and interspersed
all along with new Obfervations. Price in Folio 12s.
in Octavo 6 s.

The Nicene and Athanafian Creeds, fo far as they
are expreffive of a co-equal and co-eternal Trinity and
Unity, and of perfect Godhead and Manhood in one
only Christ, explained and confirmed by the Holy Scrip-
tures; in a manner adapted to common Apprehenfions.
In eight Sermons, preached in part at the Lady Moyer's
Lecture in the Cathedral of St. Paul, London, in the
Years 1733 and 1734. and fince compleated; with large
Additions, Notes, and References, for the Ufe of the
religious and ftudious Youth, in our two Univerfities.

SERMONS

ON SEVERAL

Subjects and Occafions.

FORTY FOUR

Now published from the AUTHOR's Manuscripts
prepared for the Prefs by himself; the firft
fix having been separately printed before,

By CHARLES WHEATLY, M. A.
late Vicar of Furneux Pelham in Hartfordshire.

With a PREFACE

By JOHN BERRIMAN, M. A.

In THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

LONDON:

Printed for C. DAVIS in Holbourn; C. HITCH in Pater-
nofter Row; and S. AUSTEN in Newgate Street.
MDCCXLVI.

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HE Reverend and very worthy Au thor of the following Sermons, was highly and defervedly esteemed, both

for his Life and Writings.

His Ingenuity and Learning, Vivacity and Affability, Integrity and Piety, made him greatly valued by all his Acquaintance. And his Writings have added to the Credit of his Name, and rendered his Usefulness much more extenfive.

He was the Son of Mr. John Wheatly, a reputable and wealthy Tradefman in Paternofter Row, London; where he was born Feb. 6. 1685-6. He was educated at Merchant Taylors School; from whence he went to St. John's College in Oxford, and was fometime a Commoner there, but afterwards elected Fellow as FOUNDER'S KINSMAN, by his Mother's Side; whofe Maiden Name was WHITE, and from whofe Parents for Want of Male Iffue, an Estate at Fifield, in Berk Shire defcended to the College. He was fe veral Years a Curate and Lecturer in London, till by the Favour of the Reverend Dr. Aftry, Treasurer of St. Paul's, he was prefented to two fmall Vicarages, Furneux and Brent Pelbam in Hartfordshire. They lay contiguous, A 3

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