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5 Who is like unto the Lord our, 5 They have mouths, and speak God, that hath his dwelling su high, not ; eyes have they, and see not. and yet humbleth himself to behold 6 They have ear's, and hear not; the things that are in heaven and noses have they, and smell not. earth?

7 They have hands, and handle 6 He taketh up the simple out not; feet have they, and walk not; of the dust, and litteth the poor out neither speak they through their of the mire ;

throat. That he may set him with the 8 They that make them are like princes, even with the princes of unto them; and so are all such as his people.

put their trust in them. 8 He maketh the barren woman 9 But thou, house of Israel, trust to keep house, and to be a joyful thou in the Lord; he is their suc mother of children.

cour and defence. EVENING PRAYER.

10 Ye house of Aaron, put your

trust in the Lord; he is their helper Psalm 114. In exitu Israel.

and defender. IEN Israel came outof Egypt, 11 Ye that fear the Lord, put among the strange people, helper and defender.

9 Juda was his sanctuary, and 12 The Lord hath been mindful Israel his dominion.

of us, and he shall bless us ; even 3 The sea saw that, and fled; he shall bless the house of Israel, Jordan was driven back.

he shall bless the house of Aaron. 4 The mountains skipped like 13 He shall bless them that fear rams, and the little hills like young the Lord, both small and great. sheep.

14 The Lord shall increase you 5 What aileth thee, O thou sea, more and more, you and your chil. that thou tieddest? and thou Jordan, dren. that thou wast driven back?

15 Ye are the blessed of the Lord, 6 Ye mountains, that ye skipped who made heaven and earth. like rams? and ye little hills, like 16 All the whole heavens are the young sheep?

Lord's; the earth hath he given to 7 Tremble thou earth at the pre- the children of men. gance of the Lord ; at the presence 17 The dead praise not thee, O of the God of Jacob; 8 Who turned the hard rock into into silence ;

Lord, neither all they that go down a standing water, and the flintstone

18 But we will praise the Lord, into a springing well.

from this time forth for evermore. Psalm 115. Non nobis, Domine. Praise the Lord.

us, but unto thy name give the The twenty-fourth Day. praise ; for thy loving mercy, and MORNING PRAYER. for thy truth's sake. 2 Wherefore shall the heathen

Psalm 116. Dilexi, quoniam. Where is now their God?

I S As for our God, he is in heaven: hath heard the voice of my prayer; he hath done whatsoever pleased 2 That he hath inclined his ear him.

unto me; therefore will I call upon - A Their idols are silver and gold, him as long as I live. even the work of men's hands. 3 The snares of death compassed

Nous untos, Lorzí, not unto



me round about, and the pains of Psalm 118. Confitemini Domino. hell gat hold upon me. O

Give thanks unto the Lord, 4 I shall find trouble and heavi for he is gracious; because huis ness, and I will call upon the name mercy endureth for ever. of the Lord; O Lord, I beseech 2 Let Israel now confess that thee, deliver my soul.

he is gracious, and that his merey 5 Gracious is the Lord, and righ-endureth for ever. teous; yea, our God is merciful. 3 Let the house of Aaron now

6 The Lord preserveth the sim- confess, that his mercy endureth ple: I was in misery, and he kelped for ever.

4 Yea, let them now that fear 7 Turn again then unto thy rest, the Lord confess, that his mercy O my soul; for the Lord hath re- endureth for ever. warded thee.

5 I called upon the Lord in trou8 And why? thou hast delivered ble; and the Lord hearu me at large. my soul from death, mine eyes from 6 The Lord is on my side, I will tears, and my feet from falling. not fear what man doeth unto me.

9 I will walk before the Lord in 7 The Lord taketh my part with the land of the living.

them that belp me; therefore shall 10 I believed, and therefore will I see my desire upon mine enemies. I speak; but I was sore troubled : 8 It is better to trust in the Lord, I said in my haste, All men are liars. than to put any confidence in man.

11 What reward shall I give unto 9 It is better to trust in the the Lord, for all the benefits that Lord, than to put any confidence in he hath done unto me?

princes. 12 I will receive the cup of sal 10 All nations compassed me vation, and call upon the name of round about; but in the name of the Lord :

the Lord will I destroy tliem. 13 I will pay my vows now in 11 They kept me in on every the presence of all his people: right side, they kept me in, I say, on dear in the sight of the Lord is the every side; but in the name of the death of his saints.

Lord will I destroy them. 1+ Behold, O Lord, how that I 12 They came about me like am thy servant; I am thy servant, bees, and are extinet even as the and the son of thy handmaid; thou fire among the thorns; for in the hast bro.. n my bonds in sunder. name of the Lord will I destroy

15 I will offer to thee the sacri- them. fice of thanksgiving, and will call 13 Thou hast thrust sore at me, upon the name of the Lord. that I might fall; but the Lord was

16 I will pay my vows unto the my help. Lord, in the sight of all his people, 14 The Lord is my strength and in the courts of the Lord's house; my song; and is become my saleven in the midst of thee, 0 Jeru- valion. salem. Praise the Lord.

15 The voice of joy and health is Psalm 117. Laudate Dominum. in the dwellings of the righteous ; Praise the Lord, all ye heathen; the right hand of the Lord bringeth

mighty things to pass. 2 For his merciful kindness is 16 The rigit hand of the Lord ever more and more towards us ; hath the pre-eminence; the right and the truth of the Lord endureth hand of the Lond bringeth mighty for ever. Praise the Lord.

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17 I shall not die, but live, and direct, that I might keep thy sta declare the works of the Lord. tutes!

18 The Lord hath chastened and 6 So shall I not be confounded, corrected me; but he hath not given while I have respect unto thy comme over unto death.

mandments. 19 Open me the gates of righte. 7 I will thank thee with an unousness, that I may go into them, feigned heart, when I shall have and give thanks unto the Lord. learned the judgments of thy righ

20 This is the gate of the Lord, teousness. the righteous shail enter into it. 8 I will keep thy ceremonies;

21 I will thank thee; for thou O forsake me not utterly. hast heard me, and art become my In q!Lo corriget? salvation.

Herewithal shall a young man baillers retusel, is become the head- ruling himself after thy word. stone in the corner.

2 With my whole heart have I 23 This is the Lor''s doing, and sought thee; o let me not go it is marvellous in our eyes.

wrong out of thy commandments. 21 This is the day which the 3 'Thy words have 1 bid within Lon! hath niade; we will rejoice my heart, that I should not sin and be glad in it.

against thee. 25 Help me now, O Lor: 0 4 Blessed art thou, O Lord; O Lorrl, send us now prosperity. teach me thy statutes.

26 Blessell be he that cometh in 5 With my lips have I been telling the name of the Lord: we have of all the judgments of thy mouth. wishell you good luck, ye that are 6 I have liad as great delight in of the ouse of the Lord. the way of thy testimonies, as in all

27 God is the Lord, who hath manner of riches. showed us light: bind the sacrifice 7 I will talk of thy command. will, couls, yea, even unto the horns ments, and have respect unto thy of the altar.

ways. 28 Thou art my God, and I will 8 My delight shall be in thy stathank thee; thou art my God, and tutes, and I will not forget thy word. I will praise thee.

Retribue servo tuo. tor he is

290 give thanks unto the Lord; O Powell unto thy servant; that endureth for ever.

2 Open thou mine eyes; that I EVENING PRAYER. may see the wondrous things of Psalm 119. Beati immaculati. thy law. BLESSED are those that are un 3 I am a stranger upon earth;

defiled in the way, and walk in o hide not thy commandments the law of the Lord.

from me. 2 Blessed are they that keep $ My soul breaketh out for the his testimonies, and seek him with very fervent desire that it hath altheir whole heart.

way unto thy judgments. 3 For they who do no wicked Ś Thou hast rebuked the proud; ness, walk in his ways.

and cursed are they that do err 4 Thou hast changed, that we from thy commandments. shall diligently keep thy command 6 O turn from me shame and res

buke; for I have kept thy testimo 5 ( that my ways were made so'nies.


✓ Princes also did sit and speakjam afraid of; for thy judgments against me; but thy servant is oc- are good. cupied in thy statutes.

8 Behold, my delight is in thy 8 For thy testimonies are my commandments; O quicken me in delight and my counsellors. thy righteousness. Adhæsit pavimento.

Et veniat super me. My soul cleaveth to the dust; o L ET thy loving merey come also to thy word.

salvation, according untv thy word. 2 I have acknowledged my

2 So shall I make answer unto ways, and thou heardest me: 0my blasphemers; for my trust is teach me thy statutes.

in thy word. 3 Make me to understand the 30 take not the word of thy way of thy commandments; and softruth utterly out of my mouth; for shall I talk of thy wondrous works. my hope is in thy judgments.

4 My soul melteth away for 4 So shall I alway keep thy very heaviness; comfort thou me law: yea, for ever and ever. according unto thy word.

5 And I will walk at liberty; for 5 Take from me the way of ly- I seek thy commandments. ing, and cause thou me to make 6 I will speak of thy testimonies much of thy law.

also, even before kings, and will not 6 I have chosen the way of truth, be ashamed. and thy judgments have I laid be 7 And my delight shall be in tliy fore me.

commandments, which I have loved. 7 I have stuck unto thy testimo 8 My hands also will I lift up nies; O Lord, confound me not. unto thy commandments, which I

8 I will run the way of thy com- have loved ; and my study shall be mandments, when thou hast set in thy statutes. my heart at liberty

Memor esto servi tui.

Think upon thy servant, as
The Twenty-fifth Day. concerning thy word, wherein

thou hast caused me to put my trust.

2. The same is my comfort in Legem pone.

my trouble; for thy word hath TEACH mere Lord, the way quickened me,

3 The proud have had me ex. keep it unto the end.

ceedingly in derision ; yet have I 2 Give me understanding, and I not shrinked from thy law. shall keep thy law; yea, I shall 4 For I remember thine ever keep it with my whole heart. lasting judgments, O Lord, and re.

3 Make me to go in the path of ceive comfort. thy corcmandments; for therein 5 I am horribly afraid, for the is my desire.

ungodly that forsake thy law. 4 Incline mine heart unto thy tes ở Thy statutes have been my timonics, and not to covetousness. songs, in the house of my pilgri.

5 O turn away mine eyes, lest mage. thew behold vanity; and quicken 7 I have thought upon thy name, thou ine in thy way.

O Lord, in the night season, and 6 O stablish thy word in thy ser-have köpt thy law. vant, that I may fear thee. 8 This I had, because I kept thy, 7 Take away the rebuke that I commandmenis

unto me.

Portio mea, Domine. derstanding, hat I may learn thy TH THOU art my portion, O Lord; commandments.

I have promised to keep thy law. 2 They that fear thee will be glad 2 I made my humble petition in when they see nie; because I have thy presence with my whole heart; put my trust in thy worl. o be incrciful unto me, according S I know, O Lord, that thy judg. to thy word.

ments are right, and that thou of 3 I called mine own ways to re- very faithfulness hast caused me to meinbrance, and turned my teet be troubled. unto thy testimonies.

4 O let thy merciful kindness 4 1 made haste, and prolonged be my comfort, according to thiy rol the time, to keep thy com- word unto thy servant. mandments.

5 O let thy loving mercies come 5 The congregations of the un- unto me, that I may live; for tliy godly have rubbei me; but I have law is my delight. not forgotten thy law.

6 Let the proud be confounder, 6 at midniglit I will rise to give for they go wickedly about to de thanks unto tice; because of thy suroy me; but I will be occupied righteous judgments.

in thy commandments. 7 I am a companion of all them 7 Let such as fear thee, and have that fear thee, and keep thy com- known thy testimonies, be turned mandments.

8 The earth, O Lord, is full of 8 O let my heart be sound in thy thy mercy : teach me thy statutes. statutes, that I be not ashamed. Bonitutem fecisti.

Defecit anima mea.
Lord, thou hast dealt gracious-

vation, and I have a good hope unto thy worul.

because of thy word. 20 learn me true understanding 2 Mine eyes long sore for thy and knowledge; for I have believ-word; saying, O when wilt thou ed thy commandments.

comfort me? 3 Before I was troubled, I went 3 For I am become like a bottlo wiong; but now have I kept thy in the smoke; yet do I not forget word.

thy statutes. 4 Thou art good and gracious: 4 How many are the days of thy O teach me thy statutes.

servant? when wilt thou be aveng. 5 The proud have imagined a lie ed of them that persecute me? against me; but I will keep thy com 5 The proud have digged pits for man-iments with my whole heart. me, which are not after thy law.

6 Their heait is as fat as brawn; 6 All thy commandments are but my delight hath been in thy law. true: they persecute me falsely; *

7 It is good for me that I have o be thou my help. been in trouble; that I may learn 7 They had almost made an end thy statutes.

of me upon earth ; but I forsook & The law of thy mouth is dear- not thy commandments. er unto me than thousands of gold 8 O quicken me after thy loving. and silver.

kindness; and so shall I keep the EVENING PRAYER. testimonies of thy mouth. Manis true fecerimt me.

In æternum, Domine. TH "HY hands have male me, and O Lord, thy word endureth fair


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