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great gladness : I will sing and hands towards the mercy seat speak praises unto the Lord. of thy holy teniple.

8 Hearken unto my voice, 30 pluck me not away, nciO Lord, when I cry unto ther destroy me with the unthee ; have mercy upon me, godly and wicked doers, which and hear me.

speak frendly to their neigh9 My heart hath talked of bours, but imagine mischief thee, Seek ye my face : thy in their hearts. face, Lord, will I seek. 4 Reward them according

10 O hide not thou thy face to their deeds, and according from me, nor cast thy servant to the wickedness of their own away in displeasure.

Jinventions. ii Thou hast been my suc 5 Recompense them after cour; leave me not, neither the work of their hands ; pay forsake me, O God of my sal-them that they have deserved. vation,

6 For they regard not in 12 When my father and my their mind the works of the mother forsake me, the Lord Lord, nor the operation of his taketh me up.

hands; therefore shall he 13 Teach me thy way, o break them down, and not Lord, and lead me in the right build them up. way, because of mine enemies. 7 Praised be the Lord; for

14 Deliver me not over into he hath heard the voice of my the will of mine adversaries : bumble petitions. for there are false witnesses 8 The Lord is my strength, risen up against me, and such and my shield ; my heart hath as speak wrong

trusted in him, and I am help15 I should utterly have led; therefore my heart dancfainted, but that I believe ver-eth for joy, and in my song ily to see the goodness of the will I praise him. Lord in the land of the living. 9 The Lord is my strength,

16 O tarry thou the Lord's and he is the wholesome deleisure ; be strong, and he fence of his Anointed. shall comfort thine heart; and 10 O save thy people, and put thou thy trust in the Lord. give thy blessing unto thine in

heritance : feed them, and set Psalm xxviii. Ad te, Domine. them up for ever.

NTO thee will I cry, O Psalm xxix. Afferte Domino.

Lord, my strength : think no scorn of me; lest, if thou ye mighty, bring young make as though thou hearest rams unto the Lord ; ascribe not, I become like them that unto the Lord worship and go down into the pit. strength.

2 Hear the voice of my 2 Give the Lord the honour humble petitions, when I cry due unto his name : worship ụnto thee; when I hold up my the Lord with holy worship.


3 It is the Lord that com- 2 O Lord my God, I cried mandeth the waters; it is the unto thee; and thou hast heale glorious God that maketh the ed me. thunder.

3 Thou, Lord, hast brought 4 It is the Lord that ruleth my soul out of hetl : thou hast the sea ; the voice of the Lord kept my life from them that is mighty in operation ; the go down to the pit. 'voice of the Lord is a glorious 4 Sing praises unto the voice.

Lord, O ye saints of his; and 5 The voice of the Lord give thanks unto him, for a breaketh the cedar trees ; yea, remembrance of his holiness. the Lord breaketh the cedars 5 For his wrath endureth of Libanus.

but the twinkling of an eye, 6 He maketh them also to and in his pleasure is life ; skip like a calf; Libanus also heaviness may endure for a and Sirion like a young uni- night, but joy cometh in the corn.

morning. 7 The voice of the Lord 6 And in my prosperity I divideth the flames of fire ; said, I shall never be remove the voice of the Lord shakethed; thou, Lord, of thy goodthe wilderness ; yea, the Lordness, hadst made my hill so shaketh the wilderness of Oa-strong. des.

7 Thou didst turn thy face 8 The voice of the Lord from me, and I was troubled. maketh the binds to bring 8 Then cried I unto thee, forth young, and discovereth o Lord; and gat me to my the thick bushes : in his tem-Lord right humbly. ple doth every man speak of 9 What profit is there in his honour.

my blood, when I go down to 9 The Lord sitteth above the pit ? the water flood, and the Lord 10 Shall the dust give remaineth a King for ever. thanks unto thee? or shall it

10 The Lord shall give declare thy truth? strength unto his people; the 17 Hear, O Lord, and have Lord shall give his people the mercy upon me; Lord, be blessing of peace.

thou my helper.

12 Thou hast turned my The Sixth Day.

heaviness into joy ; thou hast MORNING PRAYER. put off my sackcloth, and gird

ed me with gladness : Exaltabo te, 13 Therefore shall every Domine,

good man sing of thy praise WILL magnify thee, O without ceasing : O my God; up, and not made my loes to for ever. triumph over me.

Psalm xxx.

I me

Psalm xxxi. In te, Domine, 13 I became a reproof sheravi,

among all mine enemies, but N

I ; of put to confusion ; deliver me quaintance were afraid of me; in thy righteousness. and they that did see me with

2 Bow down thine earto me; out, conveyed themselves make haste to deliver me.

from me 3 And be thou my strong 14 I am clean forgotten as rock, and house of defence, a dead man out of mind, I am that thou mayest save me ; become like a broken vessel. 4 For thou art my strong

15 For I have heard the rock, and my castle ; be thou blasphemy of the multitude, also my guide, and lead me for and fear ison every side, while thy Name's sake.

they conspire together against 5 Draw me out of the net me, and take their counsel to that they have laid privily for take away my life. me ; for thou art my strength. 16 But my hope hath been

6 Into thy hands I commend in thee, O Lord; I have said, my spirit ; for thou hast re-Thou art my God. deemed me, O Lord, thou 17 My time is in thy hand; God of truth.

deliver me from the hand of 7 I have hated them that mine enemies, and from them bold of superstitious vanities. that persecute me. and my trust hath been in the 18 Show thy servant the Lord.

light of thy countenance, and 8 I will be glad, and rejoice save me forthy mercies' sake. in thy mercy; for thou hast 19 Let menot be confound. considered my trouble, and ed, O Lord, for I have called hast known my soul in adver-upon thee; let the ungodly be sities.

put to confusion, and be put to 9 Thou hast not shutmeup silence in the grave. into the hand of the enemy, 20 Let the lying lips be but hast set my feet in a large put to silence, which cruelly, room.

disdainfully, and despitefully 10 Have mercy upon me, speak against the righteous. O Lord, for I am in trouble, 21 O how plentiful is thy and mine eye is consumed for goodness, which thou hast laid very beaviness; yea, my soul up for them that fear thee, and my body.

and that thou hast prepared 11 For ny life is waxen old for them that put their trust with heaviness, and any years in thee, even before the sons with mourning.

of men ! 12 My strength failed me, 22 Thou shalt hide them because of mine iniquity, and privily by thine own presence my bones are consumed. from the provoking ofall men

thou shalt keep them secretly 7 For this shall every one in thy tabernacle from the that is godly make his prayer strife of tongues.

unto thee, in a time when thou 23 Thanks be to the Lord ; mayest be found ; but in the for he hath showed me mar- great water floods they shall vellous great kindness in a not come nigh him. strong city.

8 Thou art a place to hide 24 And when I made haste, me in; thou shalt preserve me I said, I am cast out of the from trouble ; thou shalt comsight of thine eyes. pass me about with songs of

25 Nevertheless, thou heard- deliverance. est the voice of my prayer, 9 I will inform thee, and when I cried unto thee. teach thee in the way wherein

26 () love the Lord, all ye thou shalt go; and I will guide his saints ; for the Lord pre- thice with mine eye. serveth them that are faithful, 10 Be ye not like to horse and plenteously rewardeth the and mule, which have no unproud doer.

derstanding; whose mouths 27 Be strong, and he shall must be held with bit and briestablish your heart, all ye that dle, lest they fall upon thre. put your trust in the Lord. 11 Great plagues remain for EVENING PRAYER, the ungodly; but whoso pulieth

his trust in the Lord, mercy Psalm xxxii. Beati quorum. embraceth him on every side. BLESSED is bei apsiven

12 Be glad, O ye righteous, righteousness is forgiven, and rejoice in the Lord; and and whose sin is covered. be joyful, all ye that are true

2 Blessed is the man unto of heart. whom the Lord imputeth no Psalm xxxiii. Exultate, justi. şin, and in whose spirit there REJOICE, in the coordo

3 For whilst I held my cometh well the just to be tongue, my bones consumed thankful. away through my daily com 2 Praise the Lord with harp; plaining.

sing praises unto him with the 4 For thy hand is heavy lute, and instrument of ten upon me day and night, and strings. my moisture is like the drought 3 Sing unto the Lord a new in summer.

song ; sing praises lustily un5 I will acknowledge my to him with a good courage; sin unto thee, and mine unrighel 4 For the word of the Lord teousness have I not hid. is true, and all his works are

6 I said, I will confess my faithful. sins unto the Lord ; and so 5 He loveth righteousness thou forgavest the wickedness und judgment : the earth is full of my sin,

of the goodness of the Lord.

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6 By the word of the Lord ther shall he deliver any man were the heavens made, and by his great strength. all the hosts of them by the 17 Behold, the eye of the breath of his mouth. Lord is upon them that fear

7 He gathereth the waters him, and upon them that put of the sea together, as it were their trust in his mercy ; upon an heap ; and layeth up 18 To deliver their soul the deep, as in a treasure- from death, and to feed them house.

in the time of dearth, 8 Let all the earth fear the .9 Our soul hath patiently Lord : stand in awe of him, all tarried for the Lord; for he is ye that dwell in the world ; our help and our shield.

9 For he spake, and it was 20 For our heart shall redone ; he commanded, and it joice in him ; because we have stood fast.

hoped in his holy Name. 10 The Lord bringeth the 21 let thy merciful kindcounsel of the heathen to ness, O Lord, be upon us, nought, and maketh the devi-like as we do put our trust in ces of the people to be of none thee. effect, and casteth out the counsels of princes.

Psalm xxxiv. Benedicam Do.

11 The counsel of the Lord
shall endure for ever, and the


WILL alway give thanks thoughts of his heart from ge unto the Lord ; his praise neration to generation. shall ever be in my mouth.

12 Blessed are the people 2 My soul shall make her whose God is the I ord Jeho- boast in the Lord ; the humble vah; and blessed art the folk shall hear thereof, and be glad. that he hath chosen to him, 10 3 O praise the Lord with be his inheritance.

me, and let us magnify his 13 The Lord looked down Name together. from heaven, and beheld all 4 I sought the Lord, and he the children of men ; from the heard me ; yea, he delivered habitation of his dwelling, he me out of all my fear. considereth all them that dwell 5 They had an eye unto on the earth

him, and were lightened ; and 14 He fashioneth all the their faces were not ashamed. hearts of them, and under 6 Lo, the poor crieth, and standeth all their works. the Lord heareth him; yea,

15 There is no king that can and saveth him out of all bis be saved by the multitude off.roubles. an host ; neither is any migh 7 The angel of the Lord ty man delivererl by much turrieth round alout

tiem strength,

that fear him, and delivereth 16 horse is counted but a them. vain thing to save a man; nei- 8 O taste, and see how gra

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