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with laughter, and our tongue 2 For thou shalt eat the la. with joy.

bour of thine hands : 0 well is 3 Then said they among the thee, and happy shalt thou be. heathen, the Lord hath done 3 Thy wife shall be as the great things for them.

fruitful vine upon the walls of 4 Yea, the Lord hath done thine house. great things for us already ; 4 Thy children like the whereof we rejoice. plive branches, round about thy

5 Turn our, captivity, O table. Lord, as the rivers in the south. 5 Lo, thus shall the man be

6 They that sow in tears, blessed that feareth the Lord. shall reap in joy.

6 The Lord from out of 7 He that now goeth on his Sion shall so bless thee, that way weeping, and beareth thou shalt see Jerusalem in forth good seed, shall doubtless prosperity all thy life long ; come again with joy, and bring| 7 Yea, that thou shalt see his sheaves wiih him. thy children's children, and Psalm cxxvii. Nisi Dominus. peace upon Israel. 'XCEPT the Lord build Psalm cxxix. Sæpe expugthe house, their labour is

naverunt. but lost that

ANY a city, the watchman waketh but in vaig.

my youth up, may Israel now

say ; 3 It is but lost labour that ye haste to rise up early, and so

2 Yea, many a time have

they vexed me from my youth late take rest, and eat the bread of carefulness; for so he giveth vailed against me.

up; but they have not prethis beloved sleep.

3 The plowers plowed upon 4 Lo, children and the fruit of the womb, are an heritage

my back, and made long fur

rows; and gift that cometh of the

4 But the righteous Lord Lord.

hath hewn the snares of the 5 Like as the arrows in the hand of the giant, even so are

ungodly in pieces.

5 Let them be confounded the young children.

and turned backward, as many 6 Happy is the man that

as have evil will at Sion. hath his quiver full of thein ;

6 Let them be even as the they shall not be ashamed when they speak with their grass growing upon the house. enemies in the gate.

tops, which withereth afore

it be plucked up; Psalm cxxviii. Beati omnes. 7 İVhereof the mower filBLESSED are all they that leth not his hand, neither he

that in his

his bosom,

E 19 Except the Lord keep the M fought against me from

UT of the deep bave 1 LORD, remember Davids


8 So that they who go by] The Twenty-eighth Day. say not so much as, The Lord

MORNING PRAYER. prosper you, we wish you good luck in the name of the Lord. Psalm cxxxii. Memento, Do

mine. Psalm cxxx. De profundis

and all

2 How he sware unto the Lord, hear my voice. Lord, and vowed a vow unto

3 O let thine ears consider the Almighty God of Jacob; well the voice of my complaint. 3 I will not come within the

3 If thou, Lord, wilt be ex- tabernacle of mine house, nor treme to mark what is done climb up into my bed ; amiss, O Lord, who may abide 4. I will not suffer mine eyes it?

to sleep, nor mine eye-lids to 4. For there is merey with slumber; neither the temples thee; therefore shalt thou be of my head to take any rest; feared.

5 Until I find out a place for 5 I look for the Lord ; my the temple of the Lord ; an soul doth wait for him ; in his habitation for the mighty God word is my trust.

of Jacob. 6 My soul fleeth unto the Lord 6 Lo, we heard of the same before the morning walch, I at Ephrata, and found it in the say, before the morning watch. wood.

7 O Israel, trust in the Lord; 7 We will go into bis taber. for with the Lord there is nacle, and fall low on our mercy, and with him is plen-knees before his footstoot. teous redemption.

8 Arise, O Lord, into thy 8 And he shall redeem Israe! resting place ; thou, and the from all his sins.

ark of thy strength. Psalm cxxxi. Domine,

9 Let thy priests be clothed

with righteousness; and let non est.

thy saints sing with joyfulness. L

ORD, I am not high mind- 10 For thy servant David's

ed; I have no proud looks. sake, turn not away the pre2 I do not exercise myself sence of thine Anointed. in great matters which are loo 11 The Lord hath made a high for me;

faithful oath unto David, and 3 But I refrain my soul, and he shall not shrink from it; keep it low, like as a child 12. Of the fruit of thy body that is weaned from his mo- shall I set upon thy seat. ther: yea, my soul is even as 13 If thy children will keep a weaned child.

iny covenant, and my testimo4 () Israel, trust in the nies that I shall learn them; Lord, from this time forth for their children also shall sit Gyermore,

lupon thy seat for evermore,


14 For the Lord hath chosen the courts of the house of our Sion to be an habitation for God. himself : he hath longed for 3 Lift up your hands in the her.

sanctuary, and praise the Lord. 15 This shall be my rest 4 The Lord, that made hea. for ever : here will I dwell

, ven and earth, give thee blesa for I have a delight therein. sing out of Sion. 16 I will bless her victuals

Psalm cxxxv. Laudate No. with increase, and will satisfy her poor

with bread. in I will decka her priests O PRAISE the Lord, laud with health,

of the Lord; shall rejoice and sing. praise it, О ye servants of the

18 There shall I make the Lord. horn of David to Aourislı : 1 2 Ye that stand in the house have ordained a lantern for of the Lord, in the courts of mine Anointed.

the house of our God. 19 As for his enemies, 1 3 O praise the Lord; for shall clothe them with shame ; the Lord is gracious : O sing but upon himself shall his praises unto his Name ; for it crown flourish.

is lovely. Psalm cxxxiii. Ecce, quam chosen Jacob unto himself, and

4 For why? the Lord hath bonum.

Israel for bis own possession. EHOLD, how good and

joyful a thing it is, bre- is great, and that our Lord is thren, to dwell together in above all gods. unity.

6 Whatsoever the Lord 2 It is like the precious oint. pleased, that did he in heaven ment upon the head, that ran and in earth ; in the sea, and down unto the beard, even unto in all deep places. Aaron's beard, and went down 7 He bringeth forth the to the skirts of his clothing. clouds from the ends of the

3 Like as the dew of Her-world, and sendeth forth lightmon, which fell upon the hill nings with the rain, bringing of Sion.

the winds out of his treasures. 4. For there the Lord pro- 8. He smote the first-born of mised his blessing, and life for Egypt, both of man and beast. evermore.

9 He hath sent tokens and

wonders into the midst of thee, Psalm cxxxiv. Ecce nunc.

O thou land of Egypt ; upon

BEHOLD now. praises the Pharaoh, and all his servants.

Lord, all ye of

, the Lord.

and slew mighty kings;. 2 Ye that by night stand in 11 Sehon, king of the Amo. the house of the Lord, even insrites ; and Og, thc king of B2

san; and all the kingdoms of 3 O thank the Lord of all Canaan ;

lords ; for his mercy endureth 12 And gave their land to for ever. be an heritage, even an herit. 4 Who only doeth great age unto Israel, his people. wonders; for his mercy en

13 Thy Name, O Lord, en-dureth for ever. dureth for ever ; so doth thy 5 Who by his excellent wis. memorial, O Lord, from one dom made the heavens ; for generation to another. his mercy endureth for ever.

14 For the Lord will avenge 6 Who laid out the earth his people, and be gracious above the waters; for his unto his servants.

mercy endureth for ever. 15 As for the images of the 7 Who hath made great heathen, they are but silver lights; for his mercy endurand gold ; the work of men’sleth for ever ; hands.

8 The sun to rule the day ; 16 They have mouths, and for his mercy endureth for speak not; eyes have they, ever ; but they see not.

9 The moon and the stars 17 They have ears, and yet to govern the night; for his they hear not ; neither is there mercy endureth for ever. any breath in their mouths. 10 Who smote Esypt, with

18 They that make them their first born ; for his mercy are like unto them ; and so endureth for ever ; are all they that put their trust Hl And brought out Israel in them.

from among them ; for his 19 Praise the Lord, ye mercy endureth for ever ; house of Israel ; praise the 12 With a mighty hand Lord, ye house of Aaron. and stretched out arm; for

20 Praise the Lord, ye his mercy endureth for ever. house of Levi ; ye that fear 13 Who divided the Red the Lord, praise the Lord. Sea in two parts ; for his mera

21 Praised be the Lord outcy endureth for ever ; of Sion, who dwelleth at Jerų. 14 And made Israel to go salem.

through the midst of it; for EVENING PRAYER. his

mercy endureth for ever. Psalm cxxxvi. Confilemini his host, he overthrew them

15 But as for Pharaoh, and Domino.

in the Red Sea ; for his mercy


Lord; for he is gracious,

16 Who led his people and his mercy endureth for through the wilderness ; for

his mercy endureth for ever. 2 0 give thanks unto the 17 Who smote great kings; God of all gods ; for his mercy for his mercy endureth for endureth for ever..


18 Yea, and slew mighty' 5 If I forget thee, O Jerukings ; for his mercy endur-salem, let my right hand foreth for ever.

get her cunning. 19 Sehon, king of the Amo- 6 If I do not remember rites ; for his mercy endureth thee, let my tongue cleave to for ever.

the roof of my mouth; yea, if 20 And Og, the king of Ba- I prefer not Jerusalem in my san ; for his mercy endureth mirth. for ever.

7 Remember the children 21 And gave away their of Edom, O Lord, in the day land for an heritage ; for his of Jerusalem ; how they said, mercy endureth for ever; Down with it, down with it,

22' Even for an heritage even to the ground. unto Israel, his servant ; for 8 O daughter of Babylon, his mercy endureth for ever. wasted with misery; yea, hap

23 Who remembered us py shall he be that rewardeth when we were in trouble ; for thee as thou hast served us. his mercy endureth for ever; 9 Blessed shall he be that

24 And hath delivered us taketh thy children, and from our enemies; for his throweth them against the mercy endureth for ever. stones.

25 Who giveth food to all Psalm cxxxviii. Confitebor flesh; for his mercy endureth

tibi. for ever. 26 O give thanks unto the I WILL give thanks unto

thee, O Lord, with my God of heaven ; for his mera whole heart; even before the cy endureth for ever. gods will I sing praise unto

27 O give thanks unto the thee. Lord of lords ; for his mercy 2 I will worship toward thy endureth for ever.

holy ten,ple, and praise thy Psalm cxxxvii. Super flu-Name, because of thy lovingmina.

kindness and truth; for thou BY Y the waters of Babylon hast magnified thy Name and

we sat down and wept, thy word above all things. when we remembered thee, 3 When I called upon thee, O Sion.

thou heardest me ; and en2 As for our harps, we cuedst my soul with much hanged them up upon the strength. trees that are therein.

4 All the kings of the earth 3 For they that led us away shall praise thee, O Lord; for captive, required of us then a they have heard the words of song, and melody in our hea-thy mouth. viness : Sing us one of the

5 Yea, they shall sing in the songs of Sion.

ways of the Lord, that great 4 How shall we sing the is the glory of the Lord. Lord's sonrina strage ?

6 For though the La


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