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breaketh and heweth wood upon Psalm cxliii. Domine, exaudi. the earth.


O , 9 But mine eyes look unto and consider my desire; thee, O Lord God; 'in thee is hearken unto me for thy truth my trust; O cast not out my and righteousness' sake. soul.

2 And enter not into judg10 Keep me from the snare ment with thy servant; for in that they have laid for me, and thy sight shall no man living be from the traps of the wicked justified. doers.

3 For the enemy hath perse11 Let the ungodly fall into cuted my soul; he hath smitten their own nets together, and let my life down to the ground; he me ever escape them.

hath laid me in the darkness, as

the men that have been long EVENING PRAYER. dead. Psalm cxlii. Voce mea ad Do- vexed within me, and my heart

4 Therefore is my spirit minum.

within me is desolate. I Cried unto the Lord with my

5 Yet do I remember the time voice; yea, even unto the past; I muse upon all thy Lord did I make my supplica- works; yea, I exercise myself tion.

in the works of thy hands. 2 I poured out my com- 6 I stretch forth my hands plaints before him, and showed unto thee; my soul gaspeth unto him of my trouble.

thee as a thirsty land. 3 When my spirit was in 7 Hear me, O Lord, and that heaviness, thou knowest my soon; for my spirit waxeth path; in the way wherein I faint : hide not thy face from walked, have they privily laid me, lest I be like unto them a snare for me.

that go down into the pit. 4 I looked also upon my right 8 0 let me hear thy lovinghand, and saw there was no kindness betimes in the mornman that would know me. ing; for in thee is my trust:

5 I had no place to flee unto, show thou me the way that I and no man cared for my soul. should walk in; for I lift up my

6 I cried unto thee, O Lord, soul unto thee. and said, Thou art my hope, 9 Deliver me, O Lord, from and my portion in the land of mine enemies; for I flee unto the living

thee to hide me. 7 Consider my complaint; 10 Teach me to do the thing for I am brought very low. that pleaseth thee; for thou art

80 deliver me from my per- my God: let thy loving Spirit secutors, for they are too strong lead me forth into the land of

righteousness. 9 Bring my soul out of pri- 11 Quicken me, O Lord, for son, that I may give thanks thy name's sake; and forthy unto thy name; which thing if righteousness' sake bring my thou wilt grant me, then shall soul out of trouble. the righteous resort unto my 12 And of thy goodness slay company

mine enemies, and destroy all

for me.


der me.

them that vex my soul; for I am dren, whose mouth talketh of thy servant.

vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of iniquity;

12 That our sons may grow The thirtieth Day.

up as the young plants, and that MORNING PRAYER. our daughters may be as the po

lished corners of the temple; Psalm cxliv. Benedictus Do

13 That our garners may be minus.

full and plenteous with all manLESSED be the Lord, my ner of store; that our sheep may

strength, who teacheth my bring forth thousands, and ten hands to war, and my fingers to thousands in our streets; fight.

14 That our oxen may be 2 My hope and my fortress, strong to labour; that there be my castle and deliverer, my de no decay, no leading into capfender, in whom I trust; who tivity, and no complaining in subdueth my people that is un- our streets.

15 Happy are the people that 3 Lord, what is man, that are in sạch a case; yea, blessed thou hast such respect unto are the people who have the him? or the son of man, that Lord for their God. thou so regardest him ?

Psalm cxlv. Exaltabo Deus. 4 Man is like a thing of nought ; his time passeth away I Will magnify thee, God, like a shadow

my ; will praise 5 Bow thy heavens, O Lord, thy name for ever and ever. and come down; touch the 2 Every day will I give mountains, and they shall thanks unto thee, and praise thy smoke.

name for ever and ever. 6 Cast forth thy lightning, 3 Great is the Lord, and mar. and tear them: shoot out thine vellous, worthy to be praised; arrows, and consume them. there is no end of his greatness.

7 Send down thine hand 4 One generation shall praise from above; deliver me, and thy works unto another, and detake me out of the great waters, clare thy power. from the hand of strange chil. 5 As for me, I will be talking dren;

of thy worship, thy glory, thy 8 Whose mouth talketh of praise, and wondrous works; vanity, and their right hand is 6 So that men shall speak of a right hand of wickedness. the might of thy marvellous

9 I will sing a new song unto acts; and I will also tell of thy thee, O God; and sing praises greatness. unto thee upon a ten-stringed 7 The memorial of thine lute.

abundant kindness shall be 10 Thou hast given victory showed; and men shall sing of unto kings, and hast delivered thy righteousness.. David, thy servant, from the 8. The Lord is gracious and peril of the sword.

merciful; long-suffering, and of 11 Save me, and deliver me great goodness. from the hand of strange chil- 9 The Lord is loving anto

every man, and his mercy is 2 O put not your trust in over all his works.

princes, nor in any child of 10 All thy works praise thee, man; for there is no help in O Lord; and thy saints give them. thanks unto thee.

3 For when the breath of man 11 They show the glory of goeth forth, he shall turn again thy kingdom,' and talk of thy to his earth, and then all his power:

thoughts perish. 12 That thy power, thy glory, 4 Blessed is he that hath the and mightiness of thy kingdom, God of Jacob for his help; and might be known unto men. whose hope is in the Lord his

13 Thy kingdom is an ever. God; lasting kingdom, and thy do- 5 Who made heaven and minion endureth throughout all earth, the sea and all that therein ages.

is; who keepeth his promise 14 The Lord upholdeth all for ever; such as fall, and lifteth up all 6 Who helpeth them to right those that are down.

that suffer wrong; who feedeth 15 The eyes of all wait upon the hungry. thee, O Lord; and thou givest 7 The Lord looseth men out them their meat in due season. of prison; the Lord giveth sight

16 Thou openest thine hand, to the blind. and fillest all things living with 8 The Lord helpeth them plenteousness.

that are fallen; the Lord careth 17 The Lord is righteous in for the righteous. all his ways, and holy in all his 9 The Lord careth for the works.

stranger; he defendeth the fa. 18 The Lord is nigh unto all therless and widow: as for the them that call upon him; yea, way of the ungodly, he turneth all such as call upon him faith- it upside down. fully.

10 The Lord thy God, O 19 He will fulfil the desire of Sion, shall be King for everthem that fear him; he also will more; and throughout all genehear their cry, and will help rations. them.

EVENING PRAYER. 20 The Lord preserveth all them that love him; but scat- Psalm cxlvii.

Psalm cxlvii. Laudate Do. tereth abroad all the ungodly.

minun. speak the praise of the Lord; and let tar Praise the Lord; for it is

all a good thing to sing praises fesh give thanks unto his holy unto our God; yea, a joyful name for ever and ever.

and pleasant thing it is to be

thankful. Psalm cxlvi. Lauda, anima

2 The Lord doth build up

Jerusalem, and gather together

O soul: while , will I 3 He healeth those that are praise the Lord; yea, as long broken in heart, and giveth me. as I have any being, I will sing dicine to heal their sickness. praises unto my God.

4 He telleth the number of

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outcasts of Israel.

meek, and bringeth the ungodhe o Praise the Lord of hea


the stars, and calleth them all 20 He hath not dealt so with by their names.

any nation: neither have the 5 Great is our Lord, and heathen knowledge of his laws. great is his power; yea, and his Psalm cxlviii. Laudate Do. wisdcm is infinite.

minum. up

ven; praise him in the down to the ground.

height. 70 sing unto the Lord with 2 Praise him, all ye angels of thanksgiving; sing praises upon his; praise him, all his host. the harp unto our God;

3 Praise him, sun and moon; 8 Who covereth the heaven praise him, all ye stars and light. with clouds, and prepareth rain 4 Praise him, all ye heavens, for the earth; and maketh the and ye waters that are above the grass to grow upon the moun. heavens. tains, and herb for the use of 5 Let them praise the name

of the Lord; for he spake the 9 Who giveth fodder unto word, and they were made; he the cattle, and feedeth the young commanded, and they were creravens that call upon him. ated.

10 He hath no pleasure in the 6 He hath made them fast for strength of an horse; neither ever and ever; he hath given delighteth he in any man's legs. them a law, which shall not be

11 But the Lord's delight is broken. in them that fear him, and put 7 Praise the Lord upon earth, their trust in his mercy. ye dragons, and all deeps ;

12 Praise the Lord, O Jeru. 8 Fire and hail, snow and vasalem; praise thy God, o Sion; pours, wind and storm, fulfil

13 For he hath made fast the Iing his word; bars of thy gates, and hath bles- 9 Mountains and all hills; sed thy children within thee. fruitful trees and all cedars;

14 He maketh peace in thy 10 Beasts and all cattle; worms borders, and filleth thee with and feathered fowls; flour of wheat.

11 Kings of the earth and all 15 He sendeth forth his com- people; princes and all judges mandment upon earth, and his of the world; word runneth very swiftly. 12 Young men and maidens,

16 He giveth snow like wool, old men and children, praise the and scattereth the hoar frost like name of the Lord; for his name ashes.

only is excellent, and his praise 17 He casteth forth his ice above heaven and earth. like morsels; who is able to 13 He shall exalt the horn of abide his frost?

his people: all his saints shall 18 He sendeth out his word, praise him; even the children and melteth them; he bloweth of Israel, even the people that with his wind, and the waters serveth him. flow.

Psalm cxlix. Cantate Domino. 19 He showeth his word unto O Sing unto the Lorde manier ,

song; let congregation ces unto Israel.

of saints praise him.

2 Let Israel rejoice in him

9. That they may be avenged that made him, and let the chil- of them; as it is written, Such dren of Sion be joyful in their honour have all his saints. King.

Psalm cl. Laudate Dominum. 3 Let them praise his name

in the dance ; let themetsing O praise him in the firmament

praises unto him with tabret and harp.

of his power. 4 For the Lord hath pleasure 2 Praise him in his noble acts; in his people, and helpeth the praise him according to his exmeek-hearted.

cellent greatness. 5 Let the saints be joyful 3 Praise him in the sound of with glory; let them rejoice in the trumpet; praise him upon their beds.

the lute and harp. 6 Let the praises of God be 4 Praise him in the cymbals in their mouth, and a two-edged and dances; praise him upon sword in their hands.

the strings and pipe. 7 To be avenged of the hea- 5 Praise him upon the wellthen, and to rebuke the people; tuned cymbals; praise him upon

8 To bind their kings in the loud cymbals. chains, and their nobles with 6 Let every thing that hath links of iron.

breath praise the Lord.


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