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"Thou shalt purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: thou shalt wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.

Thou shalt make me hear of joy and gladness : that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.

Turn thy face from my sins: and put out all my misdeeds.

Make me a clean heart, O God: and renew a right spirit within me.

Cast me not away from thy presence: and take nat thy holy Spirit from me.

O give me the comfort of thy help again: and stablish, me with thy free Spirit.

Then shall I teach thy ways unto the wicked: and fin. Ders fall be converted unto thee.

Deliver me from blood-guiltiness, O God, thou that art the God of my health : and my tongue lhall sing of thy righteoufness.

Thou shalt open my lips, O Lord; and my mouth fhall shew thy praise.

For thou desirest no facrifice, else would I give it thee: but thou delightest not in burnt-offerings.

The sacrifice of God is a troubled spirit : a broken and a contrite heart, O God, shalt thou not despise.

O be favourable and gracious unto Sion: build thou the walls of Jerusalem.

Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifice of rightcousness, with the burnt offerings and oblations: then hall they offer young bullocks upon thine altar,

Glory be to the Father, &c.
Anfw. As it was in the beginning, &C

Lord, have mercy upon us.
Christ, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon usa
UR Father, which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy

Name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done in carth, is it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil. Amen,

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Min. O Lord, save thy servants,
Answ. That put their trust in thee.
Min. Send unto them help from above;
Answ. And ever more mightily defend them.
Min. Help us, O God our Saviour;

vinw. And for the glory of thy Name deliver us ; be merciful to us finners, for thy Name's sake.

A lin. O Lord, hear our prayer ;
rinfw. And let our cry come unto thee.

Minister. Let us pray,
Lord, we beseech thee, mercifully hear our pray-

ers, and spare all those who confess their fins unto thee; that they, whose consciences by sin are accused, by thy merciful pardon may be absolved, through Christ our Lord. Amen. O

Most mighty God, and merciful Father, who hast compaflion upon


men, and hatest nothing that thou hast made, who wouldest not the death of a linner, but that he ihould rather turn from his sin, and be saved; Mercifully forgive us our trespasses; receive and comfort us, who are grieved and wearied with the burthen of our fins. Thy property is always to have mercy; to thee only it appertaineth to forgive fins. Spare us therefore, good Lord, fpare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed; enter not into judgment with thy servants, who are vile earth, and miserable sinners; but so turn thine anger from us, who meekly acknowledge our vileness, and truly repent us of our faults; and so make hafte to help us in this world, that we may ever live with thee in the world to come, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Then shall the people suy this that followeth, after the

URN thou us, O good Lord, and so shall we be

turned. Be favourable, O Lord, be favourable to thy people, who turn to thee in weeping, fasting, and praying. For thou art a merciful God, full of compassion, Jong-tulering, and of great pity. Thyu sparest when we

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deserve punishment, and in thy wrath thinkest upon mercy. Spare thy people, good Lord, spare them, and let not thine heritage be brought to confusion. Hear us, O Lord, for thy mercy is great; and after the multitude of thy mercies look

upon us, through the merits and mediation of thy blessed Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Then the Minister alone fall say, THE THE Lord bless us, and keep us ; the Lord lift up

the light of his countenance upon us, and give us peace now and for evermore. Amen.

Then the Minister, &c.] This rubric and the blessing were added at the last review.-In Edward's ärit book, after the Commination, comes the discourse of ceremonies why some be abolithed and some retained;" and the book concludes with “ certain notes for the more plain explication and decent ministration of things contained in this book ;” which have been quoted before.

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ET the commendation of this book be taken from

the experience and the praises of some of those perfons who have used it most. It has made their expres . fions eloquent, not merely because it presented to them a noble model of fine writing ; but it has made them elo. quent, because it has touched their hearts with the love of God, and of his laws. Extract from the Life of Bishop. SANDERSON, by

Isaac WALTON. “ And he then commended to me the frequent use of “ the Psalter, or Psalms of David; speaking to this pur

pose; that they were the treasury of Christian comfort, “ ficted for all persons and all necessities; able to raise “the soul from dejection by the frequent mention of “God's mercies to repentant finners; to stir up holy “ desires; to increase joy; to moderate forrow; to “ nourish hope ; and to teach us patience by waiting “ God's leisure; to beget a trust in the mercy, power, “ and providence of our Creator; and to cause a resig“nation of ourselves to his will; and then, and not till " then, to believe ourselves happy.” P. 222, vol. ii. Edit. Oxford, 1805. Extrait from Horne's Preface to his Commentary on

the Psalms. « Let us stop for a moment, to contemplate the true “ character of these facred hymns,

“ Greatness confers no exemption from the cares and “ forrows of life. Its share of them frequently bears a “ melancholy proportion to its exaltation. This the “ Ifraelitish monarch experienced. He fought in piety “ that peace, which he could not find in empire, and “ alleviated the disquietudes of state with the exercises of


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