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Rector of Elford, and Chaplain to the Lord Bishop of Oxford.
"He that desires to die well and happily above all things must
Bp. Jeremy Taylor,
A NEW EDITION.
JOHN HENRY PARKER.
THE LENT FAST.
En Three Parts.
Pænitentia est malè perpetrata plangere, et plangenda
Printed for R. Royston, Bookseller to His
most Sacred Majesty. 1686.
To those who in an age of lukewarmness and self-indulgence have, by God's great mercy, been preserved in the path of steadfast obedience to the Church's ordinances, following whither she has led, and obeying her admonitions in simplicity, and godly sincerity, no apology can be necessary for the re-publication of a scarce, and (it is to be feared) almost forgotten work by Bishop Patrick on the subject of the observance of Lent. Such persons will be glad to lend their aid to rescue from oblivion whatever fell from the pen of