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God, playing upon an instru 8-His dominion shall be ment of music : unto thee also from the one sea to the will I sing upon the harp, o other, and from the flood unto thou Holy One of Israel. the world's end. 21 My lips will be fain

9. They that dwell in the when I sing unto thee ; and wilderness shall kneel before so will my soul, whom thou him; his enemies shall lick hast delivered.

the dust. 22 My tongue shall also

10 The kings of Tharsis talk of thy righteousness all the and of the isles Thall give preday long; for they are con- sents ; the kings of Arabia founded and brought unto and Saba shall bring gifts. Thame, that seek to do me evil. 11 All kings shall fall down Psalm lxxii. Deus, judicium. do him service.

before him; all nations fhalt IVE the king thy judg 12 For he shall deliver the

ments, O God, and thy poor, when he crieth; the righteousness unto the king's needy also, and him that hath fon.

no helper. 2 Then shall he judge thy He shall be favourable to people according unto right, the limple and needy, and shall and defend the poor.

preserve the souls of the poor. 3

The mountains also shall 14 He shall deliver their bring peace, and the little hills souls from falshood and wrong; righteousness unto the people. and dear shall their blood be

4 He shall keep the simple in his fight. folk by their right, defend He shall live, and unto the children of the poor, and him shall be given of the gold punish the wrong doer. of Arabia ; prayer shall be

5 They fhall fear thee as made ever unto him, and long as the sun and inoon en- daily shall he be praised. dureth, from one generation 16 There shall be an heap to another.

of corn in the earth, high upon 6 He shall come down like the hills ; his fruit shall shake the rain into a fleece of wool, like Libanus, and shall be even as the drops that water green in the city like grass the earth.

upon the earth. 7 In his time shall the righ 17 His name shall endure teous flourish; yea, and abun- for ever; his name shall remain dance of peace, so long as the under the sun amongst the moon endureth.

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blessed through him ; and all ple unto them, and thereout the heathen shall praise him. suck they no small advantage.

18 Bleffed be the Lord God, 11 Tulh, say they, how even the God of Israel, which should God perceive it? is only doeth wondrous things; there knowledge in the most

19 And blessed be the Name High? of his Majesty for ever: and all 12 Lo, these are the unthe earth shall be filled with godly : these prosper in the his Majesty. Amen, Amen. world; and these have riches EVENING PRAYER.

in poffession : and I laid,

Then have I cleansed my Psalm lxxiii. Quam bonus Ifrael! heart in vain, and washed

RULY God is loving mine hands in innocency.

unto Israel ; even unto 13 All the day long have I fuch as are of a clean heart. been punished, and chastened

2 Nevertheless my feet every morning. were almoft gone, my tread 14 Yea, and I had almost ings had well nigh Nipt. said even as they ; but lo, then

3. And why ? I was grieved I should have condemned the at the wicked : I do also see generation of thy children. the ungodly in such prosperity. 15 Then thought I to un

4 For they are in no peril of derstand this; but it was too death; but arelusty and strong. hard for me,

5 They come in no misfor 16 Until I went into the tunelikeotherfolk; neither are sanctuary of God: then underthey plagued like other men. ftood I the end of these men ;

6 And this is the cause that 17 Namely, how thou dost they are so holden with pride, set them in nippery places, and overwhelmed with cruelty. and castest them down and

7 Their eyes swell with fat- destroyest them. ness, and they do even what 18 O how suddenly do they

consume, perish, and come to 8 They corrupt other, and a fearful end ! fpeak of wicked blasphemy; 19 Yea, even like as a their talking is against the dream when one awaketh; so muft High.

shalt thou make their image 9 For they stretch forth to vanish out of the city. their mouth unto the heaven,

20 Thus my heart was and their tonguegoeth through grieved, and it went even the world.

through my reins. 10 Therefore fall the peo 21 So foolish was I, and ig.


they luft.

norant, even as it were a beast ons, and set up their banners before thee.

for tokens. 22 Nevertheless, I am al 6 He that hewed timber way by thee; for thou hast afore out of the thick trees, holden me by my right hand. was known to bring it to an

23 Thou shalt guide me excellent work ; with thy counsel, and after 7 But now they break down that receive me with glory. all the carved work thereof

24 Whom have I in heaven with axes and hammers. but thee? and there is none 8 They have set fire upan upon earth that I desire in thy holy places, and have decomparison of thee.

filed the dwelling-place of thy 25 My flesh and my heart Name, even unto the ground. faileth ; but God is the

9 Yea, they said in their strength of

my heart, and my hearts, Let us make havock of portion for ever.

them altogether : Thus have 26 For lo, they that forsake they burnt up all the houses thee shall perish; thou hast of God in the land. destroyed all then that commit 10 We fee not our tokens; fornication against thee. there is not one prophet more;

27 But it is good for me to no, not one is there among us, hold mefaft by God, to put my that understandeth any more. trust in the Lord God, and to 11 O God, how long shall speak of all thy works in the the adversary do this dishongates of the daughter of Sion. our ? how long shall the enePlalm lxxiv. Ut quid, Deus ? my blafpheme thy Name : for

God, wherefore art thou ever ?
absent from us so long?

12 Why withdrawest thou why is thy wrath so hot against thy hand : why pluckest thou the sheep of thy pasture? not thy right hand out of thy

2 O think upon thy congre- bosom, toconsume the enemy? gation, whom thou hast pur 13 For God is iny King of chased, and redeemed of old. old; the help that is done up

3 Think upon the tribe of on earth, he doeth it himself. thine inheritance, and mount

14. Thou didft divide the Sion, wherein thou hast dwelt. sea through thy power 5

thou 4 Lift up thy feet, that brakest the heads of the drag. thou mayest utterly destroy ons in the waters. every enemy, which hath done

15 Thou smoteft the heads evil in thy fanctuary. of Leviathan in pieces, and

5 Thine adversaries roar in gavest him to be meat for the the midst of thy congregati- people in the wilderness.

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:2-16 Thou brouglitest out 2 Thy Name also is so nigh; fountains, and waters out of and that do thy wondrous the hard rocks; thou driedít works declare. up mighty waters.

3 When I receive the con17 The day is thine, and gregation, 1 fhall judge ac the night is thine ; thou hast cording unto right. prepared thelight and the fun. 4 The earth is weak, and

18 Thou hast fet all the all the inhabiters thereof : I borders of the earth ; thou bear up the pillars of it. haft made fummer and winter. 5 I laid unto the fools, Deal

19 Remember this, O Lord, not so madly; and to the unhow the enemy hathrebuked ; godly, Set not up your horn. and how the foolish people 6 Set not up your horn on hath blasphemed thy Name. high, and speak not with a 1. 20 o deliver not the foul stiff neck; of thy turtle dove unto the 7 For promotion cometh multitude of the enemies; and neither from the east, nor forget not the congregation of from the west, nor yet from the poor for ever.

the south. 21 Look upon the cove 8 And why? God is the -nant ; for all the earth is full of Judge; he putteth down one, darkness and cruel habitations. and setteth up another.

22 O let not the simple go o For in the hand of the away ashamed ; but let the Lord there is a cup, and the poor and needy give praise wine is red; it is full mixt, and unto thy Name.

he poureth out of the same. 23. Arise, O God, maintain 10 As for the dregs there. thine own cause ; remember of, all the ungodly of the how the foolish man blasphe- earth shall drink them, and meth thee daily.

fuck them out. 24 Forget not the voice of 11 But I will talk of the thine enemies : the presump- God of Jacob, and praise him tion of them that hate thee in- forever. creaseth ever more and more. 12 All the horns of the un

godly also will I break, and The Fifteenth Day. the horns of the righteous

MORNING PRAYER. shall be exalted. Psalm lxxv. Confitebimur tibi.

NTO thee, O God, do Psalm lxxvi. Notus in Judæa.

we give thanks; yea, N Jury is God known; unto thee do we give thanks. his Name is great in Israel.


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2 At Salem is bis taberna- will I cry with my voice, and cle, and his dwelling in Sion. he shall bearken unto me. i

3 There brake he the ar 2 In the time of my trourows of the bow, the shield, ble 1 fought the Lord: my the sword, and the battle. fore ran, and ceased not in

4 Thou art of more honour the night-season ; my soul and might : than the hills of resused comfort. the robbers.

3 When I am in heavinels, 5. The proud are robbed ; I will think upon God; when they have slept their feep; and my heart is vexed, I will all ihe men whose hands were complain. mighty, have found nothing. 4 Thou holdest mine eyes

6 At thy rebuke, O God waking: I am fo feeble that of Jacob, both the chariot I cannot speak. and horse are fallen.


I have confidered the 7 Thou, even thou art to be days of old, and the years feared ; and who may ftand in that are past. thy sight,when thou art angry? 6 I call to remembrance my

8. Thou didst cause thyjudg- song, and in the night I comt ment to be heard from heaven; mune with mine own heart, the earth trembled, and was and search out my spirits. y still,

7 Will the Lord abfent 9 When God arose to judg. himself for ever; and will he ment, and to help all the be no more intreated ?i con meck upon earth.

8 Is his mercy clean gone 10 The fierceness of man for ever; and is his promife shall turn to thy praise, and come utterly to an ends for the fierceness of them shalt evermore?

1 thou refrain.

9 Hath God forgotten to 11 Promise unto the Lord be gracious; and will he shut your God, and keep it, all up bis loving-kindness in dilye that are round about him ; pleasure ? bring presents unto him that 10 And I said, It is mine ought to be feared.

own infirmity; but I will re12 He shall refrain the spirit member the years of the right of princes, and is wonderful hand of the Most Highest. among the kings of the earth. 11 I will remember the Psalm lxxvii. Foce mea ad mind the wonders of old time.

works of the Lord, and call to Dominum.

12 I will think also of all Will cry unto God with thy works, and my talking my voice; even unto God thall be of hy doings.

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