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9 Deliver me from all mine fear : and sliall put their trust offences : and make me not a in the Lord. rebuke unto the foolish.

5 Blessed is the man that 10 I became dumb, and hath set his hope in the opened not my mouth : for Lord : and turned not unto it was thy doing.

the proud, and to such as go 11 Take thy plague away about with lies. from me: I am even con 6 O Lord my God, great sumed by the means of thy are the wondrous works which heavy hand.

thou hast done, like as be 12 When thou with re- also thy thoughts which are bukes dost chasten man for to us-ward : and yet there is sin, thou makest his beauty no man that ordereth them to consume away, like as it unto thee. were a moth fretting a gar 7 If I should declare them, ment : every man therefore is and speak of them : they but vanity.

should be more than I am. 13 Hear my prayer, O Lord, | able to express. and with thine ears consider 8 Sacrifice, and meat-offer-, my calling : hold not thy ing, thou wouldest not : but peace at my tears.

mine ears hast thou opened. 14 For I am a stranger with 9 Burnt-offerings, and sacrithee : and a sojourner, as all fice for sin, hast thou not remy fathers were.

quired : then said I, Lo, I come, 15 O spare me a little, that 10 In the volume of the I may recover my strength : book it is written of me, before I go hence, and be no that I should fulfil thy will, O

my God : I am content to do Psal, 40. Expectuns expectavi. it; yea, thy law is within my I

Waited patiently for the heart.

Lord ; and he inclined 11. I have declared thy unto me, and heard my call righteousness in the great ing.

congregation : lo, I will not 2 He brought me also out refrain my lips, O Lord, and of the horrible pit, out of the that thou knowest. mire and clay : and set my 12 I have not hid thy rightfeet upon the rock, and order-eousness within my heart : ed my goings

my talk hath been of thy 3 And he hath put a new truth, and of thy salvation. song in my mouth: even a 13 I have not kept back thanksgiving unto our God. thy loving mercy and truth : 4 Many shall see it, and from the great congregation.

more seen.

14 Withdraw not thou thy needy : the Lord shall deliver mercy from me, O Lord : let him in the time of trouble. thy loving-kindness and thy 2 The Lord preserve him, truth alway preserve me. and keep him alive, that he

15 For innumerable trou may be blessed upon earth : bles are come about me; my and deliver not thou him into sins have taken such hold up- the will of his enemies. on me that I am not able to 3 The Lord comfort him, look up. : yea, they are more when he lieth sick upon his in number than the hairs of bed : make thou all his bed in my head, and my heart hath his sickness. failed me.

4 I said, Lord, be merciful 16 O Lord, let it be thy unto me : heal my soul, for I pleasure to deliver me : make have sinned against thee. haste, O Lord, to help me. 5 Mine enemies speak evil

17 Let them be ashamed, of me : When shall he die, and confounded together, that and his name perish? seek after my soul to destroy 6 And if he come to see it : let them be driven back- me, he speaketh vanity : and ward, and put to rebuke, that his heart conceiveth fálshood wish me evil.

within himself, and when he 18 Let them be desolate, cometh forth he telleth it. and rewarded with shame : 7 All mine enemies whisper that say unto me, Fie upon together against me : even athee, fie upon thee.

gainst me do they imagine 19. Let all those that seek this evil. thee be joyful and glad in 8 Let the sentence of guiltithee : and let such as love thy ness proceed against him : and salvation say alway, The Lord now that he lieth, let him rise be praised.

up no more. 20 As for me, I am poor 9 Yea, even mine own faand needy : but the Lord miliar friend, whom I trusted : careth for me.

who did also eat of my bread, 21 Thou art my helper and hath laid great wait for me. redeemer : make no long tar 10 But be thou merciful un


to me, O Lord : raise thou me

up again, and I shall reward EVENING PRAYER. PsAL. 41. Beatus qui intelligit. vourest me: that mine enemy

11 By this I know thou faLESSED is he that con- doth not triumph against me. sidereth the poor and 12 And when I am in uy

rying, o


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health, thou upholdest me : 1 and storms are gone over and shalt set me before thy me. face for ever.

10 The Lord hath granted 13 Blessed be the Lord God his loving-kindness in the dayof Israel : world without end. time : and in the night-season Amen.

did I sing of him, and made Psalm 42. Quemadmodum.

my prayer unto the God of IKE as the hart desireth my life.

the water-brooks : so 11 I will say unto the God longeth my soul after thee, of my strength, Why hast God.

thou forgotten me : why go I 2 My soul is athirst for God, thus heavily, while the enemy yea, even for the living God : oppresseth me? When shall I come to appear 12 My bones are smitten before the presence of God?

asunder as with a sword : 3 My tears have been my while mine enemies that troumeat day and night : while ble me cast me in the teeth; they daily say unto me, Where 13 Namely, while they say is now thy God?

daily unto me : Where is now 4 Now

when I think there- thy God? upon, I pour out my heart by 14 Why art thou so vexed, myself : for I went with the O my soul : and why art thou multitude, and brought them so disquieted within me? forth into the house of God; 15 O put thy trust in God :

5 In the voice of praise and for I will yet thank him, thanksgiving : among such as which is the help of my counkeep holy-day.

tenance, and my God. 6 Why art thou so full of PSALM 43. Judica nte, Deus. heaviness, O my soul : and VIVE sentence with me, why art thou so disquieted O God, and defend my within me?

cause against the ungodly peo27 Put thy trust in God : for ple : O deliver me from the I will yet give him thanks for deceitful and wicked man. the help of his countenance. 2 For thou art the God of

8 My God, my soul is vex- my strength, why hast thou ed within me : therefore will put me from thee : and why I remember thee concerning go I so heavily, while the enethe land of Jordan, and the my oppresseth me? little hill of Hermon.

3 O send out thy light and 9 One deep calleth another, thy truth, that they may lead because of the noise of the me : and bring me unto thy water-pipes : all thy waves holy hill, and to thy dwelling.

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4 And that I may go unto them under, that rise up the altar of God, even unto against us. the God of my joy and glad 7 For I will not trust in ness : and upon the harp will my bow : it is not my sword I give thanks unto thee, o that shall help me; God, my God,

8 But it is thou that savest 5 Why art thou so heavy, us from our enemies :' and O my soul : and why art puttest them to confusion thou so disquieted within that hate us! me?

9 We make our boast of 6 O put thy trust in God: God all day long : and will for I will yet give him thanks, praise thy Name for ever. which is the help of my coun

10 But now thou art far tenance, and my God. off, and puttest us to confu

sion : and goest not forth MORNING PRAYER. with our armies. PSALM 44. Deus, auribus. 11 Thou makest us to turn

E have heard with our our backs upon our enemies :

ears, O God, our fa- so that they which hate us thers have told us : what thou spoil our goods. hast done in their time of 12 Thou lettest us be eaten

up like sheep : and hast scat2 How thou hast driven tered us among the heathen. out the heathen with thy 13 Thou sellest thy people hand, and planted them in : for nought : and takest no how thou hast destroyed the money for them. națions, and cast them out. 14 Thou makest us to be

3 For they gat not the land rebuked of our neighbours : in possession through their to be laughed to scorn, and own sword : neither was it had in derision of them that their own arm that helped are round about us. them;

15 Thou makest us to be a 4 But thy right hand, and by-word among the heathen : thine arm, and the light of and that the people shake thy countenance : because their heads at us. thou hadst a favour unto 16 My confusion is daily then.

before me : and the shame of 5 Thou art my King, O my face hath covered me; God : send help unto Jacob. 17 For the voice of the

6 Through thee will we slanderer and blasphemer : for overthrow our enemies : and the enemy and avenger. in thy Name will we tread 18 And though ail this be


come upon us, yet do we not 3 Thou art fairer than the forget thee : nor behave our children of men : full of grace selves frowardly in thy cove- are thy lips, because God hath nant.

blessed thee for ever. 19 Our heart is not turned 4 Gird thee with thy sword back : neither our steps gone upon thy thigh, O thou most out of thy way;

Miglity": according to thy 20 No, not when thou worship and renown. hast smitten us into the place 5 Good luck have thou of dragons : and covered us with thine honour : ride on, with the shadow of death. because of the word of truth,

21 If we have forgotten of meekness, and righteousthe Name of our God, and ness; and thy right hand holden up our hands to any shall teach thee terrible strange god : shall not God things. search it out? for he know 6 Thy arrows are very eth the very secrets of the sharp, and the people shall be heart.

subdued unto thee : even in 22 For thy sake also are the midst among the King's we killed all the day long : enemies. and are counted as sheep ap 7 Thy seat, O God, endurpointed to be slain.

eth for ever : the sceptre of 23 Up, Lord, why sleepest thy kingdom is a right sceptre. thou : awake, and be not ab 8 Thou hast loved rightsent from us for ever.

eousness, and hated iniqui24 Wherefore hidest thou ty : wherefore God, even thy thy face : and forgettest our God, hath anointed thee with misery and trouble?

the oil of gladness above thy 25 For our soul is brought fellows. low, even unto the dust : 9 All thy garments smell our belly cleaveth unto the of myrrh, aloes, and cassia : ground.

out of the ivory palaces, 26 Arise, and help us : and whereby they have made thee deliver us for thy mercy's glad. sake.

10 Kings' daughters were PsAL. 45. Eructavit cor meum. among thy honourable woMY

Y heart is inditing of a men : upon thy right hand

good matter : I speak did stand the queen in a vesof the things which I have ture of gold, wrought about made unto the King.

with divers colours. 2 My tongue is the pen : 11 Hearken, ( daughter, of a ready writer.

and consider, incline thine

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