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10 For one day in thy courts 9 for his salvation is nigh is better than a thousand. them that fear him ; that glory

11 I had rather be a door-may dwell in our land. keeper in the house of my God, 10 Mercy and truth are than to dwell in the tents of un- met together ; righteousness godliness.

and peace have kissed each 12 For the Lord God is alother. light and defence; the Lord 11 Truth shall flourish out will give grace and worship ; of the earth, and righteousand no good thing shall he ness hath looked down from withhold from them that live heaven. a godly life.

12 Yea, the Lord shall show 13 O Lord God of hosts, loving kindness, and our land blessed is the man that putteth shall give her increase. his trust in thee.

13 Righteousness shall go Psalm lxxxv. Benedixisti, before him, and he shall din Domine.

rect his going in the way. gracious unto thy land ; The Seventeenth day. thou hast turned



cap- MORNING PRAYER. livity of Jacob.

2 Thou hast forgiven the Psalm lxxxvi. Inclina, Dooffence of thy people, and co

mine. vered all their sins.

3 Thou hast taken away all Lord, and hear me ; for thy displeasure, and turned i am poor, and in misery. thyself from thy wrathful in- 2 Preserve thou my soul, dignation.

for I am holy : my God, save 4 Turn us then, O God our thy servant that putteth his Saviour, and let thine ange: trust in thee. çease from us,

3 Be merciful unto me, o 5 Wilt thou be displeased Lord; for I will call daily upont at us forever ? and wilt thou thee. stretch out thy wrath from one 4 Comfort the soul of thy generation to another? servant ; for unto thee, O

6 Wilt thou not turn again, Lord, do I lift up my soul. and quicken us, that thy peo- 5 For thou, Lord, art good ple may rejoice in thee? and gracious, and of great

7 Show us thy mercy, Omercy unto all them that call Lord, and grant us thy salva- upon thee. tion.

6 Give ear, Lord, unto my 8 I will hearken what the prayer, and ponder the voice Lord God will say concerning of my humble desires. me; for he shall speak peace 7 In the time of my trouble unto bis people, and to his I will call upon thee ; for thou saints, that they turn not again. Ihearest me.

8 Among the gods there is/Psalm lxxxvii.
none like unto thee, O Lord ;

there is not one that can do
as thou doest.

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hast made, shall come and loveth the gaies of Sion more worship thee, O Lord, and than all the dwellings of Jacob. shall glorify thy Name. 2 Very excellent things are

10 For thou art great, and spoken of thee, thou city of doest wondrous things : thou God. art God alone.

3 I will think upon Rahab !! Teach me thy way, O and Babylon, with them that Lord, and I will walk in thy know me. truth: O knil my heart unto 4 Behold ye the Philistires thee, that I may fear thy also, and they of Tyre, with

the Morians; lo there was he 12 I will thank thee, O Lord born. my God, with all my heart; 5 And of Sion it shall be and will praise thy Name for-reported, that he was born in ever more.

her; and the Most High shalb 13 For great is thy mercy establish ber. toward me, and thou hast de 6 The Lord shall rehearse livered my soul from the ne- it, when he writeth up the peothermost hell.

ple, that he was born there. 14 O God, the proud are 7 The singers also and risen against me; and the trumpeters shall be rehearse : congregations of naughty men All my fresh springs shall be have sought after my soul, in thee. and have not set thee before

Psalm lxxxviii. Domine,

15 But thou, O Lord God,
art full of compassion and



vation, I have cried day ous in goodness and truth. and night before thee : 0 let

16 0 turn thee then unto my prayer enter into thy preme, and have mercy upon me; sence; incline thine ear unto give thy strength unto thy ser- my calling ; vant, and help the son of 2 For my soul is full of thine hand-maid,

trouble, and my life draweth 17 Show soine token upon nigh unto hell. me for good; that they who 3 I am counted as one of hate me may see it, and be them that go down into the ashamed, because thou, Lord, pit, and I have been even as a hast holpen ine, and comfort- man that hath no strength.

4 Free among the dea? unto them that are

their eyes.

mercy, long-suffering, plenite. O LORD, God of my sal

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and made me to beabhorre: MY song shall be alway of

and lie in the grave, who are passed me together on every out of remembrance, and are side. cut away from thy hand.

18 My lovers and friends 5 Thou hast laid me in the hast thou put away from me, Jowest pit, in a place of dark- and hid mine acquaintance ness, and in the deep. out of my sight. 6 Thine indignation lieth

EVENING PRAYER. hard upon me, and thou hast vexed me with all thy storms. Psalm lxxxix. Misericordias 7 Thou hast put away mine

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the loving-kindness of of them.

the Lord; with my mouth 8 I am so fast in prison, will I ever be showing thy that I cannot get forth. truth from one generation to

9 My siglit faileth for very another. trouble ; Lord, I have called 2 For I have said, Mercy daily upon thee, I have stretch-shall be set up for ever, thy ed forth my hands unto thee. truth shalt thou stablish in the

10 Dost thou show wonders heavens. among the dead? or shall the 3 I have made a covenant Jead rise up again and praise with my chosen ; I have swom .thee?

unto David my servant. 11 Shall thy loving-kindness 4 Thy seed will I stablish be showed in the grave? or thy for ever, and set up thy throne faithfulness in destruction ? from one generation to ano.

12 Shall thy wondrous works ther. be known in the dark ? and 5 O Lord, the very heavens thy righteousness in the land sball

praise thy wondrous where all things are forgotten ? works; and thy truth in the

13 Unto thee have I cried, congregation of the saints. O Lord ; and early shall my 6 For who is he among the prayer come before thee,

clouds, that shall be compared 14 Lord, why abhorrest thou unto the Lord ? my soul, and hidest thou thy ✓ And what is he among face from me?

the gods, that shall be like 15 I am in misery, and like unto the Lord ? unto him that is at the point 8 God is very greatly to be to die; even from my youth feared in the council of the up, thy terrors have I suffer-saints, and to be had in revered with a troubled mind. ence of all them that are

16 Thy wrathful displeasure round about him. goeth over me, and the fear 90 Lord God of hosts, of thee hath undone me. who is like unto thee? thy

17 They came round about truth, most nighty Lord, is me daily like water, and com. on every side.



10 Thou rulest the raging of, 22 My hand shall hold him the sea ; thou stillest the waves fast, and

shall thereof when they arise. strengthen him.

11 Thou hast subdued Egypt, 23 The enemy shall not be and destroyed; it thou hast able to do him violence; the scattered thine enemies abroad son of wickedness shall not with thy mighty arm. hurt him.

12 The heavens are thine, 24 I will smite down his foes the earth also is thine ; thou before his face, and plague hast laid the foundation of the them that hate him. round world, and all that 25 My truth also and my therein is.

mercy shall be with him; and 13 Thou hast made the north in my Name shall his horn be and the south; Tabor and Her- exalted. mon shall rejoice in thy Name. 26 I will set his dominion

14 Thou hast a mighty arm ; also in the sea, and his rigpit strong is thy band, and high hand in the floods. is thy right hand.

27 He shall call me, Thou 15 Righteousness and equity art my Father, my God, and are the habitation of thy seat ; my strong salvation. mercy and truth shall go be- 28 And I will make him fore thy face.

my first-born, higher than the 16 Blessed is the people, Okings of the earth. Lord, that can rejoice in thee; 29 My mercy will I keep they shall walk in the light of for him for evermore, and my thy countenance,

covenant shall stand fast with 17 Their delight shall be him. daily in thy name ; and in thy 30 His seed also will I make righteousness shall they make to endure for ever, and his, their boast.

throne as the days of heaa 18 For thou art the glory of ven. their strength, and in thy lov. 31 But if his children foring-kindness thou shalt lift up sake my law, and walk not in our horns :

finy judgments; 19 For the Lord is our de- 32 If they break my stafence; the Holy One of Israeliutes, and keep not my comis our King

mandments; I will visit the it! 20 Thou spakest sometime offences with the rod, and in visions unto thy saints, and their sin with scourges. saids, I have laid help upon 33 Nevertheless, my lor. one that is mighty, I have will I pot utterly alted one chosen out of the stake from him, nor suffer niy people.

iruth to fail. 21. I have found David my

34 My covenant will I not servant : with my holy oil have break, nor alter the thing that I anointed bim,

is gone out of my lips : I on:


sworn once by my holiness, loving-kindnesses, which thou that I will not fail David. swarest unto David in thy

35 His seed shall endure truth? for ever, and his seat is like 49 Remember, Lord, the as the sun before me. rebuke that thy servants have,

36 He shall stand fast for and how I do bear in my boevermore as the moon, and som the rebukes of many peoas the faithful witness in hea-ple ; ven.

50 Wherewith thine ene37 But thou hast abhorredlmies have blasphemed thee, and forsaken thine Anointed, and slapdered the footsteps of and art displeased at him. tal. Anointed : Praised be the

38 Thou hast broke the Lord for evermore. Amen covenant of thy servant, and and Amen. cast his crown to the ground.

39 Thou hast overthrown all his hedges, and broken

The Eighteenth Day. down his strong holds.

MORNING PRAYER. 40 All they that go by spoil him, and he is become a re

Psalm xc. Domine, refugium. proach to his neighbours. ORD, thou hast been our

41 Thou bast set up the refuge, from one generaa right hand of his enemies, and tion to another. made all his adversaries to re- 2 Before the mountains were joice.

brought forth, or ever the 42 Thou hast taken away earth and the world were the edge of his sword, and made, thou art God from givest him not victory in the everlasting, and world withbattle.

out end. 40 Thou hast put out his 3 Thou turnest man to dea glory, and cast his throne down struction ; again thou sayest, to the ground.

Come again, ye childre.. of 44 The days of his youth men. hast thou shortened, and co- 4 For a thousand years in vered him with dishonour. thy sight are but as yesterday,

45 Lord, how long wilt thou seeing that is past as a watch hide thyself? for ever? and in the night. shall thy wrath burn like fire ? 5 As soon as thou scatterest

46 O remeinber how short them, they are even as a sleep my time is ; wherefore hast and fade away suddenly like thou made all men for nought the grass.

47 What man is he that live 6 In the niorning it is green, eth, and shall not see death ? and groweth up; but in the and shall he deliver his soul evening it is cut-down, dried from the hand of hell ?

lup, and withered. 49 Lord, where are thy old 7 For ivc consems away

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