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BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER
SO AS TO SHEW
ITS VARIOUS MODIFICATIONS; THE DATE OF
ITS SEVERAL PARTS,
AND THE AUTHORITY ON WHICH THEY REST :
WITH AN APPENDIX,
THE ORDER OF THE COMMUNION, THE FOUR ACTS OF
AND SUNDRY OTHER DOCUMENTS.
BY WILLIAM KEATINGE CLAY, B.D.
Of Jesus Coll., Camb., and Minor Canon of Ely.
Explanatory Nates on the Prayer-Book Version of the Psalms.
“ The greatest danger, that ever the Common Prayer-book had, was the indifferency and indevotion of them that used it but as a common blessing."
JEREMY TAYLOR, vol. VII. p. 312.
“ If any man, who shall desire a more particular account of the several alterations in any part of the Liturgy, shall take the pains to compare the present Book with the former; we doubt not but the reason of the change may easily appear."
Preface to the Book of Common Prayer.