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Quinquagesima Sunday. See Septua- | Shrove-Tuesday, vhy so called, 216.

Sick. See Visiting of the Sick.
Reading pews or desks, the original of Silvester, bishop of Rome; some account
them, 108. to have two desks, 141.

of him, 78.
Real presence in the Sacrament, the no- Singing Psalms, which the proper place
tion of it explained, 323.

for them, 159.
Remigius, bishop of Rhemes; some ac- Sitting at the Sacrament practised by the
count of him, 72.

pope and the dissenters, 306. by whom
Responds, what they were, 139.

first introduced, ib.
Responses, the design of them, 124. Solitary masses or communions, not allow-
Revelation (the book of) why not read for ed of by the Church of England, 317.
Lessons, 138.

Song of Solomon, why not read for Lessons,
Richard, bishop of Chichester; some ac- 136.
count of him, 59.

Spousage, what are the proper tokens of
Ring in marriage, the remains of the old it, 416.

coemption, 416. why made use of rather St. Stephen, St. John, and Innocents,
than any thing else, 417. why a gold their days, the antiquity of them, 210.
one, ib. what intimated by its round- why observed immediately after Christ-
ness, ib. the use of it ancient and uni- mas day, and in the order they are placed,
versal, ib. why laid upon the book, 418. ib. their service explained, 211.
why put upon the fourth finger of the Strangers from other parishes not to be
woman's left hand, ib. the words at the admitted to the communion, 262.
delivery of it explained at large, 419, Sudden death, why we pray against it,

Rochette, what habit so called, 103. the Sunday, why observed by the Christians,
antiquity and use of it, 104.

Rogation-days, when first observed, 233. Sunday letter, perpetual table to find it

why so called, 234. the design of their by, 51. See Cycle of the Sun.
institution, ib. why continued at the Surplice, why so called, 100. the antiquity,
Reformation, ib. deferred by the Spa- lawfulness, and decency of it, ib. why
niards till after Whitsuntide, and why, white, 101. why made of linen, ib, the

shape of it, and why made loose, 101,
Romish Saints. See Saints'-days.

102. objections against it answered, ib.
Rosemary, why given at funerals, 474. St. Swithun, bishop of Winchester, his
Royal family, the prayer for them, when translation, 66.
first added to our Liturgy, 160.

Symbolum, the Creed, why so called, 147.
Rule for finding Easter. See Easter. Synodals, what they were, 139.
Sacrament to be received kneeling. See Tables, rules, and calendar, 35. tables for

finding Easter, 38. the bishop of Alex-
Sacrifices (Jewish) why offered at the third andria first appointed to give notice of
and ninth hours, 79.

Easter-day to other Churches, 39. cycles
Saints’-days, how observed in the primi. afterwards drawn up, ib. the cycle of

tive Church, 188. how observed by the eighty-four years, 40. the cycle of five
Church of England, 189. the days of hundred and thirty-two years, or Victo-
saints' deaths, why called their birth- rian period. ib. the last cycle established
days, 188.

by the Church 41. and afterwards adapt-
Romish, 53, &c.

ed to the calendar, ib. which was the
Salt, milk, and honey, why given formerly occasion of placing the golden numbers

to the new baptized, 326. why discon- and dominical letters in the calendar,
tinued, ib.

ib. See Easter.
Saturday, why the Jewish Sabbath, 185. Thanksgiving, the great duty of it, 183.

why and how observed by the Eastern the forms when, and upon what account
Christians, 186.

they were added, 184.
Schismatics, not to be admitted to the A large Thanksgiving always used at the
Communion, 261.

celebration of the Communion in the
Self-murderers, not capable of Christian primitive Church, 289. thanksgiving of

burial, 472. whether those that kill women after childbirth, why placed after
themselves in distraction are excluded the office for the burial of the dead, 491.
by the rubric, ib.

the original and reasonableness of it, ib.
Sermon, the antiquity and design of it, the time when they must do it, 492. the

271. anciently performed by the bishop, place for doing it, 493. to perform this
272. why called postil, ib.

office in private houses very absurd, ib.
Septuagesima, Sexagesima, and Quinqua- the woman to be decently apparelled,

gesima Sundays, why so called, 215. the 494. in what part of the church she is to
design of them, and how observed for- kneel, 495. in what part of the service
merly, ib. their services, 216.

she is to be churched, 496. the woman
formerly to offer her chrisom, 498. what whether the Minister be confined to the
the accustomed offerings are now, 499. order in the Common Prayer Book, ib.
the woman to receive the Communion Unction in baptism prescribed by the first
if there be one, 500.

book of king Edward VI., 354. whether
St. Thomas, why commemorated immedi- it belonged to baptism or confirmation,
ately before Christmas, 247.

ib. how they were distinguished in the
Times, the necessity of setting apart set primitive Church, ib.

times for the performance of divine wor- in Confirmation, primitive and catho-
ship, 79. See Hours.

lic, 391.
Transfiguration of our Lord, what day so of the sick, prescribed by the first
called, 68.

book of king Edward VI., 448. used by
Trine immersion, formerly used in bap- the Apostles in order to healing, 449.
tism, 352. why discontinued, ib.

why and in what sense prescribed by
Trinity Sunday, why not of very early St. James, 450. how used by the primi-

date, 241. why observed the Sunday tive Church, 452. how by the ancient
after Whit-Sunday, ib. the service for Church, 453. how abused by the Church
it, 242.

of Rome, ib. how far countenanced at
Trinity, Sundays after, the Collects, Epis- the Reformation, 454.
tles, and Gospels, 243.

Vow in baptism, very primitive, 343.
Tunicle, an account of it, 105.

Wafer-bread used formerly in the Eucha-
Valentine, bishop and martyr, some ac- rist, and why, 319. enjoined by queen

count of him, 57. the original of choosing Elizabeth, ib. and allowed by the Scotch
valentines, ib.

Liturgy, 320.
Veils used formerly by women when they Wakes in country parishes, the original of
were churched, 494.

them, 89.
Venite exultemus, why used just before Washing with water, used by all nations
the Psalms, 127.

as a symbol of purification, 324. how it
Verses, what they were, 139.

typifies a new birth, 325.
Vessels used in private baptism to hold Water mixed with the eucharistical wine

the water, how to be disposed of, 367. by the primitive Christians, 278. not
Vestments. See Cope.

essential to the Sacrament, ib.
Victorian period, 40.

used in private baptisms, how to be
Vincent, deacon of Spain, and martyr, disposed of, 367.
some account of him, 56.

White garments given anciently to the
Vigils, why so called, 192. See Eves. new baptized, 231. for what reason, 326.
Violent hands. See Self-Murderers.

See Chrisom.
Visitation of the blessed Virgin, what day Whit-Sunday, how anciently observed, 237.
so called, 65.

why so called, ib. the service for it, 239.
of the sick, why the office for it is why a prescribed time for communi-
placed next to that of matrimony, 427. cating, 312.
Visiting of the sick, a duty incumbent Whitsun-week, how observed formerly,

upon all, 427. especially upon the clergy, 239.
ib. whom the sick are to send for, ib. Who alone workest great marvels, what
and at the beginning of their sickness, meant by that expression, 161.
428. who are to go without delay, ib. Year, lunar, how computed, 44.



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