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ped like rams ? and ye little hills,| 14 The Lord shall increase you like young sheep?

more and more, you and your 7 Tremble thou earth at the children. presence of the Lord; at the pre 15 Ye are the blessed of the sence of the God of Jacob; Lord, who made heaven and

8 Who turned the hard rock earth. into a standing water, and the 16 All the whole heavens are flint stone into a springing well. the Lord's; the earth hath be Psalm 115. Non nobis, Domine.

given to the children of men. NOT O Lord, not unto 17 The dead praise not thee,

us, but unto thy name give O Lord, neither all they that go the praise; for thy loving mercy, down into silence; and for thy truth's sake.

18 But we will praise the Lord, 2 Wherefore shall the heathen from this time forth for evermore. say, Where is now their God? Praise the Lord.

3 As for our God, he is in heaven: he hath done whatsoever

The twenty-fourth Day. pleased him.

MORNING PRAYER. 4 Their idols are silver and Psalm 116. Dilexi, quoniam. gold, even the work of men's I Am well pleased that the Lord .

hath heard the voice of my 5 They have mouths, and speak prayer; not; eyes have they, and see not. % That he hath inclined his

6 They have ears, and hear not; ear unto me; therefore will I call noses have they, and smell not. upon him as long as I live.

7 They have hands, and han 3 The snares of death com. dle not; feet have they, and walk pc-jed me round about, and the not; neither speak they through pains of hell gat hold upon me. their throat.

4. I shall find trouble and bea8 They that make them are viness, and I will call upon the like unto them; and so are all name of the Lord; O Lord, I such as put their trust in them. beseech thee, deliver my soul.

9 But thou, house of Israel, 5 Gracious is the Lord, and trust thou in the Lord; he is their righteous; yea, our God is mer$uccour and defence.

ciful. 10 Ye house of Aaron, put 6 The Lord preserveth the your trust in the Lord; he is their simple : I was in misery, and be helper and defender.

helped me. il Ye that fear the Lord, put Ť Turn again then unto thy your trust in the Lord; he is their rest, O my soul; for the Lord belper and defender.

bath rewarded thee, 12 The Lord hath been mind 8 And why? thou hast deliverful of us, and he shall bless us ; ed my soul from death, mine eyes even he shall bless the house of from tears, and my feet from fallIsrael, he shall bless the house of ing. Aaron.

9 I will walk before the Lord 13 He shall bless them that fear in the land of the living. the Lord, both small and great. 10 I believed, and therefore

will I speak; but I was sore trou-ftrouble; and the Lord heard me bled: I said in any haste, All men at large. are liars.

6 The Lord is on my side, I 11 What reward shall I give will not fear what man dueth unto the Lord, for all the benefits unto me. that he hath done unto me! 7 The Lord taketh my part

12 I will receive the cup of sal- with them that help me; therevation, and call upon the name fore shall I see my desire upon of the Lord :

mine enemies. 13 I will pay my vows now in 8 It is better to trust in the the presence of all his people : Lord, than to put any confidence right dear in the sight of the in man. Lord is the death of bis saints. '9 It is better to trust in the

14. Behold, O Lord, how that Lord, than to put any confidence I am thy servant; I am thy ser- in princes. vant, and the son of thy hand io All nations compassed me maid; thou hast broken my bonds round about; but in the name of in sunder.

the Lord will I destroy them. 15 I will offer to thee the sacri 11 They kept me in on every fice of thanksgiving, and will call side, they kept me in, I say, on upon the name of the Lord.

every side; but in the name of 16 I will pay my vows unto the the Lord will I destroy them, Lord, in the sight of all his peo 12 They came about me like ple, in the courts of the Lord's bees, and are extinct even as the house; even in the midst of thee, fire among the thorns; for in the O Jerusalem. Praise the Lord. name of the Lord will I destroy

Psalm 117. Laudate Dominum, them. O Praise the Lord, all ye hea 13. Thou bast thrust sore at me,

then; praise hini, all ye na- that I might fall; but the Lord tions.

was my help. 2 For his merciful kindness is 14 The Lord is my strength and ever more and more towards us ; my song; and is become my saland the truth of the Lord en-vation. duretb forever. Praise the Lord. 15 The voice of joy and health

Psalm 118. Confitemini Domino. is in the dwellings of the righiteO Give thanks unto the Lord. Jous; the right band of the Lord

for he is gracious; because bringeth mighty things to pass. his mercy endureth for ever. 16 The right hand of the Lord

? Let Israel now confess that hath the preeminence; the right he is g. cious, and that his mercy hand of the Lord bringeth mighty endureth for ever.

things to pass. 3 Let the house of Aaron now 17 I shall not die, but live, and confess, that his mercy endureth declare the works of the Lord. for ever.

13 The Lord bath chastened 4 Yea, let them now that fear and corrected me; but he hath the Lord confess, that his mercy not given me over unto death. endureth for ever.

19 Open me the gates of righ5 I called upon the Lord in teousness, that I may go into

them, and give thanks unto the while I have respect unto thy Lord.

commandments. 20 This is the gate of the Lord, 7 I will thank thee with an unthe righteous shall enter into it. feigned heart, when I shall have

21. I will thank thee; for thou learned the judgments of thy bast heard me, and art become righteousness. my salvation,

8 I will keep thy ceremonies; 22 The same stone which the O forsake me not utterly. builders refused, is become the

In quo corriget ? head-stone in the corner. W Here withal shall a young

23 This is the Lord's doing, man cleanse his way? even and it is marvellous in our eyes. by ruling himself after thy word.

24 This is the day which the 2 With my whole heart lave Lord bath made; we will rejoice I sought thee; 0 let me not go and be glad in it.

wrong out of thy commandments. 25 Help me now, O Lord: 0 3 Thy words have i hid within Lord, send us now prosperity. my heart, that I should not sin

26 Blessed be he that corneth against thee. in the name of the Lord: we have 4 Blessed art thou, O Lord; O wished you good luck, ye that teach me thy statutes. are of the house of the Lord. 5 With my lips have I been

27 God is the Lord, who hath telling of all the judgments of thy showed us light: bind the sacri- mouth. fice with cords, yea, even unto 6 I have had as great delight in the horns of the altar.

the way of thy testimonies, as in 28 Thou art my God, and I will all manner of riches. thank thee; thou art my God, and 7 I will talk of thy commandI will praise thee.

ments, and have respect unto thy 29 o give thanks unto the ways. Lord; for he is gracious, and his 8 My delight shall be in thy mercy endureth for ever. statutes, and I will not forget thy EVENING PRAYER.

word. Psalın 119. Beati immaculati.

Retribue serpo tro. BLESSED are those that are O Do well unto thy, servant;

undefiled in the way, and that I may live and keep thy walk in the law of the Lord. word.

2 Blessed are they that keep 2 Open thou mine eyes; that I his testimonies, and seek him may see the wondrous things of with their whole heart.

thy law. 3 For they who do no wicked 3 I atp a stranger upon earth; ness, walk in his ways. Jo hide not thy commandments

4 Thou hast charged, that we from me. shall diligently keep thy com 4 My soul breaketh out for the mandments.

very fervent desire that it halb 5 O that my ways were made alway unto thy judgments. 90 direct, that I might keep thy 5 Thou hast rebuked the statutes!

proud ; and cursed are they that 6 So shall I not be confounded, do crr from thy commandnients.

my trust is

6 O turn from me shame and 50 turn away mine oyes, lest

. rebuke ; for I have kept thy tes- they behold vanity; and quicken timonies.

thou me in thy way. 7 Princes also did sit and speak 6 0 stablish thy word in thy against me; but thy servant is servant, that I may fear thee. occupied in thy statutes.

7 Take away the rebuke that 8 For thy testimonies are my I am afraid of; for thy judgments delight and my counsellors. are good. Adhesit pavimento.

8 Behold, my delight is in thy MY sou! cleaveth to the dust : commandments; o quicken mé

O quicken thou me, accord. in thy righteousness. ing to thy word.

Et veniat super me. 2 i have acknowledged my LET thy loving mercy, come ways, and thou heardest me: 0

also unto me, O Lord, even teach me thy statutes.

thy salvation, according unto thy 3 Make me to understand the word. way of thy commandments; and 2 So shall I make answer unto so shall I talk of thy wondrous

my blasphemers; for works

in thy word. 4 My soul melteth away for 3 Ó take not the word of thy very beaviness; comfort thou me truth utterly out of my mouth'; according unto thy word.

for liy hope is in thy judgments. 5 Take from me the way of 4 So shall I alway keep thy lying, and cause thou me to make law: yea, for ever and ever. much of thy law.

5 And I will walk at liberty; 6 I bave chosen the way of for I seek thy commandments. truth, and thy judgments have 1

6 I will speak of thy testimoJaid before me.

nies also, even before kings, and 7 I have stuck unto thy testi- will not be ashamed. monies; O Lord, confound me not.

7 And my delight shall be in 8 I will run the way of thy thy commandments

, which I have commandments, when thou hast loved. set my heart at liberty.

8 My hands also will I lift up

unto thy commandments, which The twenty-fifth Day. MORNING PRAYER.

I have loved ; and my study shall Legem pone.

be in thy statutes. TEACH me, O Lord, the way Memor esto serni tui.

of thy statutes, and I shall Think upon thy servant, as keep it unto the end,

concerning thy word, where2 Give me understanding, and in thou bast caused me to put my I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall trust. keep it with my whole heart. 2 The same is my comfort in

3 Make me to go in the path my trouble; for thy word hath of thy commandments; for there- quickened me. in is my desire

3 The proud have had me ex4 Incline mine heart unto thyceedingly in derision; yet have I testimonies, and not to covetous- not shrinked from thy law.

4 For I remembered thinn


everlasting judgments, O Lord, 4 Thou art good and gracious : and received comfort.

O teach me thy statutes. 5 I am horribly afraid, for the 5 The proud have imagined ungodly that forsake thy law. a lie against me; but I will keep

6 Thy statutes have been my thy commandments with my songs, in the house of my pil- whole heart. grimage.

6 Their heart is as fat as brawn; 7 I have thought upon thy but my delight hath been in thy name,

O Lord, in the night sea- law. son, and have kept thy law. 7 It is good for me that I have

8 This I bad, because I kept been in trouble; that I may learn thy commandments.

thy statutes. Portio mea, Domine.

8 The law of thy mouth is THOU art my portion, O Lord; dearer unto me than thousands

I have promised to keep thy of gold and silver. law.

EVENING PRAYER. 2 I made my humble petition Maxus tuæ fecerunt me. in thy presence with my whole THY hands have made me, and heart; o be merciful unto me, fashioned me: O give me un. according to thy word. derstanding, that I may learn thy

3 I called mine own ways to commandments. remembrance, and turned my 2 They that fear thee will be feet unto thy testimonies. glad when they see me; because

4 I made haste, and prolonged I have put my trust in thy word. not the time, to keep thy com 3 I know, O Lord, that thy mandments.

judgments are right, and that 5 The congregations of the thou of very faithfulness hast ungodly have robbed me; but I caused me to be troubled. have not forgotten thy law. 4 O Let thy merciful kindness

6 At midnight I will rise to give be my comfort, according to thy thanks unto thee; because of thy word unto thy servant. righteous judgments.

5 Olet thy loving mercies come 7 I am a companion of all them unto me, that I may live; for thy that fear thee, and keep thy com- iaw is my delight. mandments.

6 Let the proud be confound8 The earth, O Lord, is full of ed, for they go wickedly about to thy mercy: 10 teach me thy sta- destroy me; but I will be occututes.

pied in thy commandments. Bonitatem fecisti.

7 Let such as fear thee, and O Lord, thou hast dealt gra- bave known thy testimonies, be

ciously with thy servant, ac- turned unto me. cording unto thy word.

8 O let my heart be sound in 2 O learn me true understand thy statutes, that I be not ashamed, ing, and knowledge ; for I have Defecit anima mea. believed thy commandiosunts. My soul hath longed for thy

3 Beforek yas troubled, I went salvation, and I have a good wpea But w have I kept thy hope because of thy word.

2 Mine eyes long sore for thry


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