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2 My tongue is the --- pen : of a { rea-'-dy | wri-:-ter.

3 Thou art fairer than the children of - -'- men : full of grace are thy lips, because God hath blessed { thee

for | e---ver. 4 Gird thee with thy sword upon thy thigh, 0 thou most | Migh--ty : according to thy wor{shipand | re-:-nown.

5 Good luck have thou with thine | hon--our : ride on, because of the word of truth, of meekness, and righteousness; and thy right hand shall teach { thee terrible things.

6 Thy arrows are very sharp, and the people shall be subdued un to -- thee : even in the midst among the King's -- en e--mies.

7 Thy seat, o God, endureth for e---ver : the sceptre of thy kingdom is { a --- right | scep-'tre.

8 Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniqui--ty : wherefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above --thy fel--lows.

9 All thy garments smell of myrrh, aloes, and cas---sia : out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made thee glad.

10 Kings' daughters were among thy honourable Wo-:-men : upon thy right hand did stand the

queen in a vesture of gold, wrought about with di--vers CO---lours.

11 Hearken, o daughter, and consider, incline thine --- ear : forget also thine own people, and thy father's

house. '12 So shall the King have pleasure in thy |

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beau-·-ty : for he is thy Lord fod, and { wor-'ship | thou -- him.

13 And the daughter of 1 jre shall be there with I a -- gift : like as the rich also among the people shall make their supplication -- before --thee.

14 The King's daughter is all glorious with-'in : her clothing is --- of wrought -- gold.

15 She shall be brought unto the King in raiment of nee | dle-'-work : the virgins that be her fellows shall bear her company, and shall be { brought --- unto -- thee.

16 With joy and gladness shall they | be -brought : and shall enter into the King's | pa--lace.

17 Instead of thy fathers thou shalt have | child--ren : whom thou mayest make princes in all lands.

18 I will remember thy Name from one generation to a no---ther : therefore shall the people give thanks unto thee, { world with | out

end. GLORY BE TO THE FATHER, AND TO | THE -AND TO THE -- Ho | LY --- GHOST;

As IT WAS IN THE BEGINNING; IS NOW, AND E|VER --- SHALL BE : WORLD WITHOUT --- END. | A--MEN.

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PSALM XLVI. Deus noster refugium.

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sent help in trou-i-ble. 2 Therefore will we not fear, though the earth be | mov-'-ed : and though the hills be carried into the midst --

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3 Though the waters thereof rage | and swell : and though the mountains shake at the tem {pest of the

4 The rivers of the flood thereof shall make glad the city of God : the holy place of the tabernacle of the -- most High---est.

5 God is in the midst of her, therefore shall she not be re | mo---ved : God shall help her, and { that -- right ear--ly.

6 The heathen make much ado, and the kingdoms are | mov-'-ed : but God hath shewed his voice, and the earth shall

melt | a---way. 7: The Lord of hosts is with -- us : the God of Jacob is -- our re--fuge.

8 0 come hither, and behold the works of the --Lord : what destruction he hath brought up-:-on the --- earth.

9 He maketh wars to cease in all the world : he breaketh the bow, and knappeth the spear in sunder, and burneth the cha_riots in | the fire.

10 Be still then, and know that I am --- God :I will be exalted among the heathen, and I will be exal{ted -- in | the earth.

11 The Lord of hosts is with -i- us : the God of Jacob } is -- our | re--fuge.

GLORY BE TO THE FATHER, AND TO | THE --AND TO THE LY -

Ghost; As IT WAS IN THE BEGINNING, IS NOW, AND EVER --- SHALL BE : WORLD WITHOUT --- END. | A---MEN.

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DAY IX. Evening Prayer.

PSALM XLVII.* Omnes gentes, plaudite.

建 O CLAP your hands together, all ye ! peo--ple:

O sing unto God with the { voice --- of | melo---dy. 2 For the Lord is high, and to be fear--ed : he is the great King up on all the

-- earth. 3 He shall subdue the people under

-'- us : and the nations { un---der | our --- feet.

4 He shall choose out an heritage | for -- us : even the worship of Jacob, whom -- he lov-'-ed.

5 God is gone up with a mer | ry --- noise : and the Lord with the sound --- of the trump

6 O sing praises, sing praises unto our -- God : O sing praises, sing praises į un---to our --- King. 7 For God is the King of all the

earth : sing ye praises with un--der stand---ing. 8 God reigneth over the hea-:-then : God sitteth

seat. 9 The princes of the people are joined unto the people of the God of A | bra---ham : for God, which is very high exalted, doth defend the earth, as it }

with I a --- shield. GLORY BE TO THE FATHER, AND TO THE SON : AND TO THE -'- HOLY --- GHOST;

THE BEGINNING, IS NOW, AND EVER SHALL BE : WORLD WITH {OUT --- END. | A--MEN.

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* 2nd Proper Psalm for the Evening of Ascension-Day.

PSALM XLVIII.* Magnus Dominus.

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REAT is the Lord, and highly to be prais-'-ed :

in the city of our God, even upon his - hill.

2 The hill of Sion is a fair place, and the joy of the | whole earth : upon the north-side lieth the city of the great King ; God is well known in her palaces as a --- sure re---fuge.

3 For lo, the kings of the earth : are gathered, and gone by --- to ge-'-ther.

4 They marvelled to see such -- things : they were astonished, and sud{den--ly cast -'- down.

5 Fear came there upon them, and | sor---row : as upon a woman { in her | tra---vail.

6 Thou shalt break the ships of the sea : through } : -- the east---wind.

7 Like as we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the Lord of hosts, in the city of our --God upholdeth the same --- for e-:-ver.

8 We wait for thy loving-kindness, 0 -- God : in the midst of -- thy tem---ple.

9 O God, according to thy Name, so is thy praise unto the world's --- end : thy right hand is full { of -- righteous-:-ness.

10 Let the mount Sion rejoice, and the daughter of Judah | be --- glad : because of -:- thy I judge---ments.

11 Walk about Sion, and go round about -'her : and tell the towers | there-:-of. 12 Mark well her bulwarks, set up

her hous-·-es : that ye may tell them { that come af-:-ter.

13 For this God is our God for ever and | e-:-ver : he shall be our guide --- unto --- death.

* 1st Proper Psalm for the Morning of Whit-Sunday.

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