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105 PSALM cxxii. 1. I was glad when they said unto me, We will go into the house of the LORD.

2. Our feet shall stand in thy gates, O Jerusalem. 3. Jerusalem is built as a city, that is at unity in itself.

4. For thither the tribes go up, even the tribes of the Lord, to testify unto Israel, to give thanks unto the Name of the LORD.

(5. For there is the seat of judgment, even the seat of the house of David.]

+6. O pray for the peace of Jerusalem : they shall prosper that love thee.

7. Peace be within thy walls, and plenteousness within thy palaces.

8. For my brethren and companions' sakes I will wish thee prosperity.

9. Yea, because of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek to do thee good.

BUNNETT, THORNE, Trimnell, Tucker. 106 ATTWOOD, vv. I, 5, 6, 7. Gloria Patri. 107 CHILD, COBB, KING, MOREIRA, B. ROGERS, vv. 6-9.

[Gloria Patri.] 108 Elver, vv. I, 5, 6, 7. Amen. 109 HODGES, TOMKINS, v. 6. 110 J. L. HOPKINS, vv. 1, 5, 6, 3. Hallelujah. Amen. 111 HORSLEY, vv. I, 4, 6, 3, 7. 112 PERGOLESI, vv. 1, 2, 7. 113 PURCELL, vv. 1-8, 7. tvv. 6,7 sometimes sung as a separate Anthem.

114 PSALM cv.

1. O give thanks unto the LORD, and call upon His Name: tell the people what things He hath done for us. 2. O let your songs be of Him, and praise Him : and

your talking be of all His wondrous works. 3. Rejoice in His Holy Name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.

Elvey, Tucker, T. A. WALMISLEY. 115 Croft, W. Hayes, vv. 1-3. Hallelujah. 116 EDWARDS, Rea, vv. 1, 2. Amen.

+ This Anthem is also attributed to Boyce.

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PSALM cxliv. 9. I will sing a new song unto Thee, O God, and sing praises unto Thee upon a ten-stringed lute.

10. Thou hast given victory unto kings, and hast delivered David Thy servant from the peril of the sword.

11. Save me, and deliver me from the hand of strange children, whose mouth talketh of vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of iniquity.

12. That our sons may grow up as the young plants, and that our daughters may be as the polished corners of the temple.

13. That our garners may be full and plenteous with all manner of store, that our sheep may bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our streets.

[14. That our oxen may be strong to labour, that there be no decay, no leading into captivity, and no complaining in our streets.]

15. Happy are the people that are in such a case : yea, blessed are the people who have the LORD for their God.

Wise. 118 Armes, vv. 9, 11-15. Amen.

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LAMENTATIONS i. 4. The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn feasts; all her gates are desolate; her priests sigh, her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness.

16. For these things I weep; mine eye runneth down with water.

5. Her adversaries are the chief, her enemies prosper : for the Lord hath afflicted her.

16. For these things I weep; mine eye runneth down with water.

5. For the multitude of her transgressions, the LORD hath afflicted her.

11. See, O LORD, and consider, for I am become vile,

12. Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? Behold and see, if there be any sorrow like my sorrow.

15. The LORD hath trodden under foot all my mighty men in the midst of me: He hath called an assembly against me, to crush my young men: the LORD hath trodden under foot the virgin, the daughter of Judah.

16. For these things I weep: mine eye runneth down with water : because the Comforter that should relieve my soul is far from me. Il. See, O LORD, and consider, for I am become vile.

Wise.

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2 Samuel i, 19. Thy beauty, O Israel, is slain upon thy high places : how are the mighty fallen!

20. Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon, lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.

21. Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, neither let there be rain upon you, nor fields of offerings : for there the shield of the mighty is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul, as though he had not been anointed with oil.

22. From the blood of the slain, from the fat of the mighty, the bow of Jonathan turned not back, and the sword of Saul returned not empty.

23. Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided.

24. Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, who put on ornaments of gold upon your apparel.

25. How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! O Jonathan, thou wast slain in thine high places.

26. I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan : very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.

27. How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished!

121 ISAIAH lii. I. Awake, awake, put on thy strength, O Sion; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, thou holy city.

2. Shake thyself from the dust, o Jerusalem, thou holy city: loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive daughter of Sion.

7. How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth glad tidings of peace, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Sion, Thy God reigneth!

9. Break forth into joy, Hallelujah! sing together, ye waste places of Jerusalem; break forth intojoy, Hallelujah! For the LORD hath comforted His people, He hath redeemed Jerusalem.

10. The LORD hath made bare His holy arm in the sight of all nations, and all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of our God. Hallelujah.

WISE.

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ISAIAH xl. 3. Prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our GOD.

4. Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places shall be made plain.

5. And the glory of the LORD shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together.

6. And the voice said, Cry. What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and the goodliness thereof is as the flower that is in the field.

8. The grass withereth, the flower fadeth : but the word of the LORD shall stand fast for ever.

9. O Zion, that bringest glad tidings, get thee up into the mountains : 0 Jerusalem, that bringest glad tidings, lift up thy voice with strength, and say unto Judah, Behold thy God.

Wise.

123 I CORINTHIANS XV. 20. Now is CHRIST risen from the dead, and He shall take me from among them that sleep.

JOB xix. 26, 27. And hereafter shall I be clothed with this my body; and in my flesh shall I see GOD; Whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another.

(Sung at the same time as the above.)
My life is hid in JESUS,

And death is gain to me;
Then, whensoe'er He pleases,
I meet it willingly.

J. M. Bach.

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PSALM lxxi. 1. In Thee, O LORD, have I put my trust, let me never be put to confusion : but rid me, and deliver me, in Thy righteousness; incline Thine ear unto me, and save me.

4. For Thou, O LORD God, art the thing that I long for: Thou art my hope, even from my youth.

5. Through Thee have I been holden up ever since I was born : Thou art He that took me out of

my

mother's womb; my praise shall be always of Thee.

(10. Go not far from me, O GOD: my God, haste Thee to help me.]

18. O what great troubles and adversities hast Thou shewed me; yet didst Thou turn and refresh me: yea, and broughtest me from the deep of the earth again.

20. Therefore will I praise Thee and Thy faithfulness, O God, playing upon an instrument of musick: unto Thee will I sing, o Thou Holy One of Israel.

21. My lips shall be fain when I sing unto Thee : and so will my soul whom Thou hast delivered. Hallelujah.

PURCELL.

125 W. S. Bennett, vv. *1, 10.
* This verse is sometimes sung as a separate Anthem.

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