Forms of Intercession

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1.

[Note 1]
For all creatures,
men,
persons compassed
with infirmity,
Churches
Catholic,
Eastern,
Western,
British.
The Episcopate,
Presbytery,
clergy,
Christian people.
States
of the whole earth,
Christian,
neighbouring,
our own,
Rulers,
kings,
religious kings,
our own,
councillors,
judges,
nobles,
soldiers,
sailors,


the people,
the rising generation,
schools,
those at court,
in cities,
the country.
Those who serve the soul;
those who serve the body,
in food,
clothing,
health,
necessaries.
[Those who have a claim on
my prayers,]
in nature,
by benefits,
from trust,
formerly or now,
in friendship,
in love,
in neighbourhood;
from promise,
from mutual offices,
from want of leisure,
from destitution,
from extremity.
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2.

[Note 2]
Thy whole creation,
our whole race,
the states of the world,
the Catholic Church,
the separate Churches,
the separate states,
our Church,
our state,
the orders in each,
the persons in the orders,

    the world,
    the inhabited earth,

    the Christian religion,


    our country,


    the priesthood,

the person of the King, of the Prince,
the City,
the parish in which I was baptized, All Hallows, Barking.
My two schools,
my University,
my College,
the parish committed to me, St. Giles's,
the three Churches
of Southwell,
St. Paul's,
Westminster;
the three Dioceses of Chichester,
                     Eli,
                            Winton,
my home,
my kindred
those who show me pity,
those who minister to me;
my neighbours,
my friends,
those who have a claim on me. {85}

3.

[Note 3]
The creation,         

      the race of man,

all in affliction and in prosperity,

          in error, 
          in sin,
and in truth,
and in grace;

the Church Ecumenical,
Eastern, Western, our own,
Rulers, Clergy, people.
States of the earth,
Christian, neighbouring, our own,
the King, the Queen, the Prince,
the nobles.
Parliament, Law Courts, army, police.
The Commons,
farmers, merchants, artisans,
down to mean workmen,
and poor.
Those who have a claim on me,
from kindred,
benefaction,
ministration of things temporal,
charge formerly or now,
natural kindness,
Christian love,
neighbourhood,
promise on my part,
their own desire,
their lack of leisure,
sympathy for their extreme misery;
any good work,
any noble action,
any scandal from me,
having none to pray for them. {86}

4.

[Note 4]
World,

Church
throne,

Council-chamber,         
schools,

Infants,
the grown,
men,
aged,

The possessed,
sick,
orphans,
foreigners,
travellers,
with child
in bitter bondage,
overladen.

earth inhabited.

kingdom,
altar.

law courts,
work-places.

boys,
youths,
elderly,
decrepit.

weak-hearted,
prisoners,
widows,

voyagers,
who give suck,
in desolateness,

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Notes

1. Vide p. 90, edit. 1675.
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2. Page 170, edit. 1675.
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3. Page 206, edit. 1675.
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4. Page 210, edit. 1675.
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