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Rehearsal (Newspaper) - September 9, 1804, London, Middlesex THE RE HE A R SAL. Of the Thanks-Giving Day. Cathedral Service. The Obfervator's Treatment of Two Great terfons. And his Arraigning of the Government. From featurtiap September the oth, to jc>atUTQap September the 16th, 1704. Obf. If "T7 Here wall thou, Country-man, on Thmfday fennight the 7th of this Jnfhnt? . Country-m. What ? The Thanh-Giving-Day ? Obf Ay, 4yr The Sew-Day ! Did'ft thou fee it ? 'Twas a Sad day for Us, to fee the Queen and the Court Ride fo Triumphantly to PouPs^our old Stable) for a Chutch-Fittory. We had no fuch Super, jfitious Doing? in the Laft Reign, Our Glorious K. William never fet.his Foot wifhin that Cathedrals they call it. He had a Chapel of his Own. Why fuch Refptcl to Cathedrals! 'Tis a Popifi Invention. Old Beax4 ptfd to after, this manner, to this fame Poul\ to Give Thanks on Solemn Occasions, as f;cr the -S/rri> of his Son &c And why to JfW'j ? Becaufe, forfooth, There is the his C*-thedral or Tyrone;,. And they come thither to Pay there wiH be wretched Singing) as that we Vndet* ft and the ST/r of what we 5/��. And confequently that our Pfalms be in a Language we Vnderftand. Obf. So far, fo Gocid. Thou'rt in the Right, Countryman. This is Directly againft the PAPJSH-�S Praying in ztiVnknown Tongue. For that cannot be With Vnderftanding. But remember, Country-man, That thou muft /'ray with the Spirit, as well as with VnderjlariMg; Country-m, Pray, Mafter, what is that Praying with the Spirit ? 0^/1 That is? Extempore, for Forms of Prayer do flint UltSpirit ? Country-m: That is, the 5j�m of Invention. But is 'there not a Spirit of Devotion that may go along IwithS^-^riw^ as itl Repeating the Lord's Prayer, &cf And Invention do's Difturb Devotion. There- their Homage to Hm, as the Head and CW?/r* of Z^- [fore better' lay afide; invention in the time of Pray, fiity in his own; JJiocefs. And therefore his Tkowf is UtHigheft above them AH.]Even above my Z.?g**wfvAnd fome of don1t Vnderftand Ours. How ore have you Heard Us out of Tune, and Creaking likeCWrr-Wheetsl . ^ . Country-m. But Singirg with Vndtrftandingy is not fo much Vnderjlanding the 7�tfe f cho without that Obf Cmmyy-man^ Thou Warp1 ft at try Turn. I'm afraid*ofthee.- Country-mi Are We not towith the Sp/Wf,as well as rr^i with the %V/f / Are they not Both in the fame Text ? 1 Cor. xiv. 15. Then rf by Spirit be meftit Extempore, W^ mufl:5;W EXTEMPORE Pfalms, and to EXTEMPORE Tunes. Therefore I'm afraid,, That it"ii the of Devotion which is here'meanfc, atid riot the %w> of Extempore Effd* fans)\ot jf^ekdylrtvik'toti, a'nd Turning of. [far//r; which is Gain d;by[Atri aiid Cuftom^ we fee even in Schdol-frdys. Arid ihnPotms oiPrayer are nd more an Hind^am to Dewiidn.thafi a FbrMtf Pfalms^ and StlTutieL But fathei a Gteat Furtherance and to Devotion, in Eafing:the5/?w^r from the,Labour Of Invention, and tht"&*W* of Expeclance and C�-^j7(y Of W&kt com?* riext; Which is a Set-Form to Them, withcrut the Security of Proper ^irr^r and j^r^/.' So that all the Choice Uft to Hearers of any fort, is'dJhly this, Whether they wourd hate a F
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