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head : above mine enemies round ( deeds : and according to the wickedabout me.

ness of their own inventions. 7 Therefore will I offer in his 5 Recompense them after the work dwelling an oblation with great glad- of their hands : pay them that they ness : I will sing, and speak praises have deserved. unto the LORD.

6 For they regard not in their 8 Hearken unto my voice, O LORD, mind the words of the LORD, nor the when I cry unto thee : have mercy operation of his hands : therefore apon me, and hear me.

shall he break them down, and not 9 My heart hath talked_of thee, build them up. Seek ye my face : Thy face, LORD, will 7 Praised be the LORD : for he bath I seek.

heard the voice of my humble peti10 O hide not thou thy face from tions. me : nor cast thy servant away in dis- 8 The LORD is my strength, and my pleasure.

shield; my heart bath trusted in him, 11 Thou hast been my succour : and I am helped : therefore my heart leave me not, neither forsake me, o danceth for joy, and in my song will I God of my salvation.

praise him. 12 When my father and my mother 9 The LORD is my strength : and forsake me : the LORD taketh me he is the wholesome defence of his up.

Anointed. 13 Teach me thy way, 0 LORD : and 10 O save thy people, and give thy lead me in the right way, because of blessing unto thine inheritance : feed mine enemies.

them, and set them up for ever. 14 Deliver me not over into the

Ant. The LORD is the Strength : will of mine adversaries : for there are of my life. false witnesses risen up against me, and such as speak wrong.

Ant. Worship. 15 I should utterly have fainted : but that I believe verily to see the

Ps. xxix. Afferte Domino. goodness of the Lord in the land of BRING unto the LORD,menye the living.

mighty, bring young rams unto 16 O tarry thou the LORD's leisure : the LORD : ascribe unto the LORD be strong, and he shall comfort thine worship and strength. heart; and put thou tủy trust in the

2 Give the LORD the honour due LORD.

unto his Name : worship the LORD

with holy worship. Ps. xxviii. Ad te, Domine.

3 It is the LORD, that commandeth thee will I cry, O LORD my the waters : it is the glorious God, strength : think no scorn of me; that maketh the thunder. lest, if thou make as though thou 4 It is the LORD, that ruleth the hearest not, I become like them that sea; the voice of the LORD is mighty go down into the pit.

in operation : the voice of the LORD 2 Hear the voice of my humble is a glorious voice. petitions, when I cry unto thee : when 5 The voice of the LORD breakI hold up my hands towards the eth the cedar-trees : yea, the LORD mercy-seat of thy holy temple. breaketh the cedars of Libanus.

30 pluck me not away, neither 6 He maketh them also to skip like destroy me with the ungodly and a calf : Libanus also, and Sirion, like wicked doers : which speak friendly to a young unicorn. their neighbours, but imagine mischief 7 The voice of the LORD divideth in their hearts.

the flames of fire; the voice of the 4 Reward them according to their LORD shaketh the wilderness : yea


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for ever. 8 The voice of the LORD maketh

Ant. Worship: the LORD with holy the hinds to bring forth young, and worship. discovereth the thick bushes : in his Ant. Deliver me. temple doth every man speak of his honour.

Ps. xxxi. In te, Domine, speravi. 9 The LORD sitteth above the water-flood; and the Lord remaineth In thee, O LORD, have I put my a King for ever.

trust : let me never be put to 10 The LORD shall give strength confusion, deliver me in thy righteousunto his people : the LORD shall give ness. nis people the blessing of peace.

2 Bow down thine ear to me: make

haste to deliver me. Ps. XXX. Exaltabo te, Domine.

3 And be thou my strong rock, and I WILL magnify thee, O LORD, for house of defence : that thou mayest

thou hast set me up : and not save me. made my foes to triumph over me. 4 For thou art my strong rock, and

2 0 LORD my God, I cried unto my castle : be thou also my guide, and thee : and thou hast healed me. lead me for thy Name's sake.

3 Thou, LORD, hast brought my 5 Draw me out of the net, that they soul out of hell : thou hast kept my have laid privily for me : for thou art life from them that go down to the my strength. pit.

6 Into thy hands. I commend my 4 Sing praises unto the LORD, O ye spirit : for thou hast redeemed me, o saints of his : and give thanks unto LORD, thou God of truth. him for a remembrance of his holi- 7 I have hated them that hold of

superstitious vanities : and my trust 5 For his wrath endureth but the hath been in the LORD. twinkling of an eye, and in his plea- 8 I will be glad, and rejoice in thy sure is life : heaviness may endure mercy : for thou hast considered my for a night, but joy cometh in the trouble, and hast known my soul in morning.

adversities. 6 And in my prosperity I said, I 9 Thou hast not shut me up into shall never be removed : thou, LORD, the hand of the enemy : but hast set of thy goodness hast made my hill so my feet in a large room. strong.

10 Have mercy upon me, O LORD, 7 Thou didst turn thy face from for I am in trouble : and mine eye is me : and I was troubled.

consumed for very heaviness; yea, my 8 Then cried I unto thee, O LORD : soul and my body. and gat me to my LORD right humbly. 11 For my life is waxen old with

9 What profit is there in my blood: heaviness : and my years with mournwhen I go down to the pit?

ing. 10 Shall the dust give thanks unto 12 My strength faileth me, because thee : or shall it declare thy truth? of mine iniquity : and my bones are

11 Hear, O LORD, and have mercy consumed. upon me : LORD, be thou my helper. 13 I became a reproof among all

12 Thou hast turned my heaviness mine enemies, but especially among into joy : thou hast put off my my neighbours : and they of mine acsackcloth, and girded me with glad- quaintance were afraid of me; and

they that did see me without conveyed 13 Therefore shall every good man themselves from me. sing of thy praise without ceasing: 0 14 I am clean forgotten, as a dead



man out of mind : I am become like 2 Blessed is the man unto whom a broken vessel.

the LORD imputeth no sin: and in 15 For I have heard the blasphemy whose spirit there is no guile. of the multitude : and fear is on every 3 For while I held my tongue: my side, while they conspire together bones consumed away through my against me, and take their counsel to daily complaining. take away my life.

4 For thy hand is heavy upon me 16 But my hope hath been in thee, 0 day and night : and my moisture is LORD : I have said, Thou art my God. like the drought in summer.

17 My time is in thy hand ; deliver 5 I will acknowledge my sin unto me from the hand of mine enemies: thee: and mine unrighteousness have and from them that persecute me.

I not hid. 18 Shew thy servant the light of 6 I said, I will confess my sins unto thy countenance : and save me for thy the LORD: and so thou forgavest the mercy's sake.

wickedness of my sin. 19 Let me not be confounded, O 7 For this shall every one that is LORD, for I have called upon thee : let godly make his prayer unto thee, in a the ungodly be put to confusion, and time when thou mayest be found: but be put to silence in the grave. in the great water-floods they shall

20 Let the lying lips be put to not come nigh him. silence : which cruelly, disdainfully, 8 Thou art a place to hide me in, and despitefully speak against the thou shalt preserve me from trouble : righteous.

thou shalt compass me about with 21 O how plentiful is thy goodness, songs of deliverance. which thou hast laid up for them that 9 I will inform thee, and teach theo fear thée : and that thou hast prepared in the way wherein thou shalt go: and for them that put their trust in thee, I will guide thee with mine eye. even before the sons of men !

10 Be ye not like to hörse and 22 Thou shalt hide them privily by mule, which have no understanding: thine own presence from the provoking whose mouths must be held with bit of all men : thou shalt keep them and bridle, lest they fall upon thee. secretly in thy tabernacle from the 11 Great plagues remain for the strife of tongues.

ungodly: but whoso putteth his trust 23 Thanks be to the LORD : for he in the LORD, mercy embraceth him on bath shewed me marvellous great every side. kindness in a strong city.

12 Be glad, O yo righteous, and 24 And when I made haste, I said:I rejoice in the LORD : and be joyful, all am cast out of the sight of thine eyes. ye that are true of heart.

25 Nevertheless, thou heardest the Ant. Deliver me; in Thy righvoice of my prayer : when I cried unto toousness, O LORD. thee.

Ant. It becometh well. 26 O love the LORD, all ye his saints : for the LORD preserveth thom

Ps. xxxiii. Exultate, justi. that are faithful, and plenteously rewardeth the proud doer.


EJOICE in the LORD, Oye 27 Be strong, and he shall establish righteous: for it becometh well your heart : all ye that put your trust the just to be thankful. in the LORD.

2 Praise the LORD with harp: sing Ps. xxxii. Beati, quorum.

praises unto him with the lute, and

instrument of ten strings. BLESSED is he whose uprighteous- 3 Sing unto the LORD a new song :

ness is forgiven : and whose sin sing praises lustily unto him with a is covered.

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Ant. I will love Thee.

scattered them : he cast forth lightWhen the Antiphon begins with the nings and destroyed them. first words of the Psalm, no repetition

15 The springs of waters were seen, is made, but the Psalm is continued and the foundations of the round from the mediation, or from the cadence, world were discovered, at thy chiding, of the Antiphon, as the case may be.

O LORD : at the blasting of the breath

of thy displeasure. Ps. xvii. Diligam te, Domine. 16 He shall send down from on high I

WILL love thee, O LORD, my to fetch me : and shall take me out of

strength; the LORD is my stony many waters. rock and my defence : my SAVIOUR, my 17 He shall deliver me from my GOD, and my might, in whom I will strongest enemy, and from them which trust, my buckler, the horn also of my hate me : for they are too mighty for salvation, and my refuge.

2 I will call upon the LORD, which 18 They prevented me in the day is worthy to be praised : 80 shall I be of trouble : but the LORD was my safe from mine enemies,

upholder. 3 The sorrows of death compassed 19 He brought me forth also into & me : and the overflowings of ungodli- place of liberty : he brought me forth, ness made me afraid.

even because he had a favour unto 4 The pains of hell came about me: the snares of death overtook me.

20 The LORD shall reward me after 5 In my trouble I will call upon the my righteous dealings : according to LORD : and complain unto my God. the cleanness of my hands shall be

6 So shall be hear my voice out of recompense me. his holy temple : and my complaint 21 Because I have kept the ways of shall come before him, it shall enter the LORD : and have not forsaken my even into his ears.

God, as the wicked doth. 7 The earth trembled and quaked : 22 For I have an eye unto all his the very foundations also of the hills laws : and will not cast out his com. shook, and were removed, because he mandments from me. was wroth.

23 I was

also uncorrupt before 8 There went a smoke out of his him: and eschewed mine own wickpresence : and a consuming fire out of edness, bis mouth, so that coals were kindled 24 Therefore shall the LORD reward at it.

me after my righteous dealing : and 9 He bowed the heavens also, and according unto the cleanness of my came down : and it was dark under hands in his eyesight. his feet.

25 With the holy thou shalt be 10 He rode upon the cherubims, holy : and with a perfect man thou and did fly : he came flying upon the shalt be perfect. wings of the wind.

26 With the clean thou shalt be 1ĩ He made darkness his secret clean : and with the froward thou shalt place : his pavilion round about him learn frowardness. with dark water, and thick clouds to 27 For thou shalt save the people cover him.

that are in adversity : and shalt bring 12 At the brightness of his pre- down the high looks of the proud. sence his clouds removed : hailstones 28 Thou also shalt light my candle: and coals of fire.

the LORD my God shall make my dark13 The LORD also thundered out of ness to be light. heaven, and the Highest gave his 29 For in thee I shall discomfit an thunder : hailstones and coals of fire. host of men : and with the help of

14 He sent out his arrows, and my God I shall leap over the wall.

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30 The way of God is an unde- 47 The LORD liveth, and blessed be
filed way : the word of the LORD also my strong helper : and praised be the
is tried in the fire; he is the defender God of my salvation.
of all them that put their trust in 48 Even the God that seeth that I

be avenged : and subdueth the people
31 For who is God, but the LORD : unto me.
or who hath any strength, except our

49 It is he that delivereth me from GOD?

my cruel enemies, and setteth me up 32 It is God, that girdeth me with above mine adversaries : thou shalt strength of war; and maketh my way rid me from the wicked man. perfect.

50 For this cause will I give thanks 33 He maketh my feet like hart's unto thee, O LORD, among the Genfeet: and setteth me up on high. tiles : and sing praises unto thy

34 He teacheth mine hands to fight : Name. and mine arms shall break even a bow 51 Great prosperity giveth he unto of steel,

his King : and sheweth loving-kind35 Thou hast given me the de- ness unto David his Anointed, and fence of thy salvation : thy right hand unto his seed for evermore. also shall hold me up, and thy loving correction shall make me great.

ADVENT. Ant. Behold, I come : 36 Thou shalt make room enough quickly; and My reward is with Me, under me for to go : that my footsteps to give every man according as his shall not slide.

work shall be. 37 I will follow upon mine enemies, THROUGH THE YEAR. , Ant. I will and overtake them : neither will I love Thee : 0 LORD, my strength. turn again till I have destroyed them.

EASTER - TIDE. Ant. Alleluia : 38 I will smite them, that they shall Whom seekest thou, Woman? Allenot be able to stand : but fall under luia. The living among the dead. 39 Thou hast girded me

Alleluia, Alleluia.

with strength unto the battle : thou shalt

Advent. ¥. Send, O LORD, the throw down mine enemies under me.

Lamb, That is the Ruler of the earth: 40 Thou hast made mine enemies

Ry. From the Rock of the Desert also to turn their backs upon me : and to the Mountain of the daughter of I shall destroy them that hate me.

Sion. 41 They shall cry, but there shall

Through the Year. . Thou also be none to help them : yea, even unto

shalt light my candle. the LORD shall they cry, but he shall

Ry. The LORD my God shall make not hear them.

my darkness to be light. 42 I will beat them as small as dust

Lent. Ý. He shall defend thee before the

wind : I will cast them out under His wings : as the clay in the streets.

R%. And thou shalt be safe under 43. Thou shalt deliver me from the His feathers. strivings of the people : and thou

Passion-tide. ¥. Save me from the shalt make me the head of the hea- lion's mouth : then.

Ry. Thou hast heard me also 4 4 people whom I have not from among the horns of the uni45 As soon as they hear of me, they

Easter-tide. ř. The LORD is risen shall obey me : but the strange children indeed. Alleluia. shall dissemble with me.

Ry. And hath appeared unto Simon. 46 The strange children shall fail : Alleluia. and be afraid out of their prisons.

OUR FATHER, &c., as before.

his 11.

my feet.

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known : shall serve me.


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