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It may be justly thought, that the most comfortable and felf agreeable office of a minifter is that of reading our most excellent form of prayer.
If the reader, unfortunately for him, happens not to be endowed with good fense and the spirit of prayer, it is then verily and indeed the drudgery of tattered crape.
To fum up all then, in one word to the wife, the serious and devout.
In reading the prayers and leffons be deliberate, especially in beginning and finishing each collect or prayer, by reason of its folemn opening and immediate addrefs to God with fome attribute, as, of omnipotency, eternity, and closing with that of mercy through the mediation of Jefus Chrift; and in preaching, neglect not the paffions of your audience, but be most careful and induftrious to inform their judgement and illuminate their understanding.