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Author: Fisher, John, Saint, 1469-1535.
Title: A treatise of prayer, and of the fruits and manner of prayer. By the most Reuerend Father in God Iohn Fisher Bishop of Rochestre, Preist and most eminent Cardinall of the most holy Catholike Church, of the title of S. Vitalis. Translated into English by R.A.B.
Publication info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A treatise of prayer, and of the fruits and manner of prayer. By the most Reuerend Father in God Iohn Fisher Bishop of Rochestre, Preist and most eminent Cardinall of the most holy Catholike Church, of the title of S. Vitalis. Translated into English by R.A.B.
Fisher, John, Saint, 1469-1535., Roe, Alban, 1583-1642,, Anderton, Robert,, Batt, Antonie., R. A.,

Printed att Paris: By Will: Baudry, M. DC. XXXX [1640]
Alternate titles: Tractatus de orando Deum. English Tractatus de orando Deum. Treatise of prayer. Armour of S. Ephræm. Godlie treatisse declaryng the benefites, fruites, and great commodities of prayer.
Notes:
Another edition of Fisher, John. A godlie treatisse declaryng the benefites, fruites, and great commodities of prayer.
Translator R.A.B. = R.A. B[enedictine].--STC.
Includes (following page 243): The armour of S. Ephræm.
Translation has been attributed to Robert Anderton, Alban Roe, and (because of a misreading of the initial indicating the translator's religious affiliation) Antonie Batt.
Imperfect; much print show-through.
Reproduction of the original in the Cambridge University Library.
Subject terms:
Prayer -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A00765.0001.001

Contents
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TO THE VERY HONORABLE AND VERTVOVS LADYE THE LADYE ELIZABETH HERBERT, Wife to the honorable Sin Percy Herbert, of Powis Castle in Montgomerie shire.
APPROBATIO.
AN INDEX OF THE CHAPTERS.
OF PREMEDITA∣tion, before Prayer.
A TREATISE OF PRAYER, AND OF THE FRVITS AND maner of praying.
THE FIRST PART.
Hw we may alwaise pray. CHAPT. I.
The first reason why God is to be prayed vnto. CHAP. II.
The second reason why God is to be prayed vnto. CHAP. III.
The third reason why God in to be prayed vnto. CHAP. II.
The fourth and last reason why God ought to be prayed vnto. CHAP. V.
THE SECOND, PART OF THE THREE CHEIFE FRVITS of prayer.
CHAPT. I.
Of the first fruit of Prayer that is of the meritt. CHAP. II.
Of the second fruit Which is the obtaining of the thing We pray for. CHAP. III.
Of the third fruit of prayer which is spirituall sweetnesse CHAP. IIII.
THE THIRD PART, OF THE MANNER OF PRAYER.
CHAP. I.
To what thing we ought cheifely to attend when we pray. CHAP. II.
How long our prayer ought to be. CHAPT. III.
Wether the prayer of the heart onely is more aduantagious then that which is made both with heart and speech
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THE ARMOVR OF S. EPHRAEM.