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53 But as for his own people, he 70 And there he built his temple led them forth like sheep: and carried on high : and laid the foundation of it them in the wilderness like a flock. like the ground which he hath made

54 He brought them out safely, continually. that they should not fear : and over- 71 He chose David also his servant: whelmed their enemies with the sea. and took him away from the sheep

55 And brought them within the folds. borders of his sanctuary : even to his 72 As he was following the ewes mountain which he purchased with great with young ones he took him : his right hand.

that he might feed Jacob his people, 56 He cast out the heathen also and Israel his inheritance. before them : caused their land to be 73 So he fed them with a faithful divided among them for an heritage, and true heart; aud ruled them průand made the tribes of Israel to dwell dently with all his power. in their tents.

Ant. Thou art the God: that doeth 57 So they tempted, and displeased wonders. the most high God : and kept not his Ant. Be merciful. testimonies ; 58 But turned their backs, and fell

Ps. lxxix. Deus, venerunt. away like their forefathers : starting O GOD, the heathen are come into

a 59 For they grieved him with their have they defiled, and made Jerusalem hill-altars : and provoked him to dis- an heap of stones. pleasure with their images.

2 The dead bodies of thy servants 60 When God heard this, he was have they given to be meat unto the wroth : and took sore displeasure at fowls of the air : and the flesh of thy Israel.

saints unto the beasts of the land. 61 So that he forsook the taber- 3 Their blood have they shed like nacle in Silo even the tent he had water on every side of Jerusalem : and pitched among men.

there was no man to bury them. 62 He delivered their power into 4 We are become an open shame captivity : and their beauty into the to our enemies : a very scorn and enemy's hand.

derision unto them that are round 63 He gave his people over also about us. unto the sword : and was wroth with 5 LORD, how long wilt thou be his inheritance.

angry : shall thy jealousy burn like 64 The fire consumed their young fire for ever ? men : and their maidens were not 6 Pour out thine indignation upon given to marriage.

the heathen that have not known thee: 65 Their priests were slain with the and upon the kingdoms that have not sword : and there were no widows to called upon thy Name. make lamentation.

7 For they have devoured Jacob : 66 So the LORD awaked as one out and laid waste his dwelling-place. of sleep : and like a giant refreshed 8 O remember not our old sins, but with wine.

have mercy upon us, and that soon : 67 He smote his enemies in the for we are come to great misery. hinder parts : and put them to a per- 9 Help us, O God of our salvation, petual shame.

for the glory of thy Name : 0 deliver 68 He refused the tabernacle of us, and be merciful unto our sins, for Joseph : and chose not the tribe of thy Name's sake. Ephraim;

10 Wherefore do the heathen say : 69 But chose the tribe of Judah : Where is now their God? even the hill of Sion which he loved. 11 O let the vengeance of thy ser

yants' blood that is shed : be openly I down her bedge : that all they that go shewed upon the heathen in our sight. | by pluck off her grapes ?

12 O let the sorrowful sighing of 13 The wild boar out of the wood the prisoners come before thee : ac- doth root it up : and the wild beasts cording to the greatness of thy power, of the field devour it. preserve thou those that are appointed 14 Turn thee again, thou God of to die.

hosts, look down from heaven: behold, 13 And for the blasphemy where and visit this vine; with our neighbours have blasphemed 15 And the place of the vineyard thee : reward thou them, 0 LORD, that thy right hand hath planted : and sevenfold into their bosom.

the branch that thou madest so strong 14 So we, that are thy people, and for thyself. sheep of thy pasture, shall give thee 16 It is burnt with fire, and cut thanks for ever : and will alway be down : and they shall perish at the shewing forth thy praise from genera- rebuke of thy countenance. tion to generation.

17 Let thy hand be upon the man Ps. lxxx. Qui regis Israel.

of thy right hand : and upon the son

of man, whom thou madest so strong HEAR, 0 thou Shepherd of Israel, for thine own self.

thou that leadest Joseph like a 18 And so will not we go back from sheep : shew thyself also, thou that thee : 0 let us live, and we shall call sittest upon the cherubims.

upon thy Name. 2 Before Ephraim, Benjamin, and 19 Turn us again, O LORD God of Manasses : stir up thy strength, and hosts : shew the light of thy countecome, and help us.

nance, and we shall be whole. 3 Turn us again, O GOD : shew the Ant. Be merciful: unto our sins, light of thy countenance, and we shall O LORD. be whole.

In Advent. Ý. Out of Sion hath 4 O LORD God of hosts : how long God appeared in perfect beauty. wilt thou be angry with thy people Ry. Our God shall come. that prayeth?

Through the Year. Ý. My lips will 5 Thou feedest them with the be fain when I sing unto Thee : bread of tears : and givest them plen- Ry. And so will my soul whom Thou teousness of tears to drink.

hast redeemed. 6 Thou hast made us a very strife In Lent. ¥. He shall deliver thee unto our neighbours : and our enemies from the snare of the hunter: laugh us to scorn.

Ry. And from the noisome pesti7 Turn us again, thou God of hosts: lence. shew the light of thy countenance, and In Passion-tide. y. Deliver my we shall be whole.

soul from the sword : 8 Thou hast brought a vine out of Ry. My darling from the power of Egypt: thou hast cast out the heathen, the dog. and planted it.

In Easter-tide. ¥. The LORD is 9 Thou madest room for it : and risen from the grave. Alleluia. when it had taken root it filled the Ry. Who did hang upon the cross land.

Alleluia. 10 The hills were covered with the Absolution and Benedictions as in shadow of it : and the boughs thereof 1st Nocturn on Sunday. were like the goodly cedar-trees.

FRIDAY. 11 She stretched out her branches unto the sea : and her boughs unto

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3. the river.

Inv. Let us worship the LORD: for 12 Why hast thou then broken He made us.

for us.


HYMN.- Tu Trinitatis Unitas. 11 I am the LORD thy God, who

brought thee out of the land of Egypt: T 0h Trullest all things in Thy might, open thy mouth wide, and I shall Give ear unto the songs of praise

fill it. That rise toward Thy throne to-night.

12 But my people would not hear Because with earnest hearts we rise

my voice i and Israel would not While night pursues her silent way, obey me. To seek of Thee the healing balm That puts our deadly sins away.

13 So I gave them up unto their

own hearts' lusts : and let them follow Sloth from the body drive afar,

their own imaginations. Bid torpor from the soul depart, And let no taint of sin prevail

14 O that my people would have To quell the fervour of the heart.

hearkened unto me : for if Israel had

walked in my ways, Therefore, Redeemer blest, we pray With Thine own Light our spirits fill;

15 I should soon have put down That through the circle of the day,

their enemies : and turned my hand Our course may be unstained with ill.

against their adversaries. Grant this, O FATHER, LORD most High,

16 The haters of the LORD should Co-Equal, Sole-Begotten Son:

have been found liars : but their time And HOLY SPIRIT PARACLETE,

should have endured for ever. GOD, while eternal ages run. Amen.

17 He should have fed them also Ant. Sing we merrily.

with the finest wheat flour : and with Ps. lxxxi. Exultate Deo.

honey out of the stony rock should I

have satisfied thee. we merrily unto God our strength : make a cheerful noise

Ps. lxxxii. Deus stetit. unto the God of Jacob. tabret : the merry harp with the lute.

of princes : he is a Judge among 3 Blow up the trumpet in the new

gods. moon : even in the time appointed, judgement : and accept the persons

2 How long will ye give wrong and upon our solemn feast-day. 4 For this was made a statute for

of the ungodly? Israel : and a law of the God of

3 Defend the poor and fatherless :

see that such as are in need and Jacob. 5 This he ordained in Joseph for a

necessity have right.

4 Deliver the outcast and poor : testimony : when he came out of the land of Egypt, and had heard a strange save them from the hand of the

ungodly. language. 6 I eased his shoulder from the

5 They will not be learned nor .burden : and his hands were delivered

understand, but walk on still in darkfrom making the pots.

ness : all the foundations of the earth

are out of course. 7 Thou calledst upon me in troubles, and I delivered thee : and heard

6 I have said, Ye are gods : and thee what time as the storm fell upon Highest.

ye are all the children of the most thee. 8 I proved thee also : at the waters fall like one of the princes.

✓ But ye shall die like men : and of strife. 9 Hear, O my people, and I will earth : for thou shalt take all heathen

8 Arise, O God, and judge thou the assure thee, O Israel : if thou wilt

to thine inheritance. hearken unto me.

10 There shall no strange god be Ant. Sing we merrily : anto God in thee : neither shalt thou worship our Strength. any other god.

Ant. Thou art only.

2. Take the psalm, bring hither the GOD standeth in the congregation

Ps. lxxxiii. Deus, quis similis ? whose Name is Jehovah : art only the HOLD not thy, tongue, O God, most Highest over all the earth.

keep not still silence : refrain not thyself, O GOD.

Ps. lxxxiv. Quam dilecta ! 2 For lo, thine enemies make a murmuring : and they that hate thee O HOW amiable are thy dwellings :

thou LORD of hosts ! have lift up their head.

2 My soul hath a desire and long3 They have imagined craftily ing to enter into the courts of the against thy people : and taken counsel LORD : my heart and my flesh rejoice against thy secret ones.

in the living God. 4 They have said, Come, and let

3 Yea, the sparrow hath found her us root them out, that they be no

an house, and the swallow a nest more a people : and that the name of where she may lay her young : even Israel may be no more in remem- thy altars, 0 LORD of hosts, my King brance.

and my God. 5 For they have cast their heads

4 Blessed are they that dwell in together with one consent : and are thy house : they will be alway praising confederate against thee;

thee. 6 The tabernacles of the Edomites, 5 Blessed is the man whose strength and the Ismaelites : the Moabites, is in thee : in whose heart are thy and Hagarens ;

ways. 7 Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek :

6 Who going through the vale of the_Philistines, with them that dwell misery use it for a well : and the pools at Tyre.

are filled with water. 8 Assur also is joined with them :

7 They will go from strength to and have holpen the children of Lot.

strength : and unto the God of gods 9 Bút do thou to them as unto the appeareth every one of them in Sion. Madianites : unto Sisera, and unto 8 O LORD God of hosts, hear my Jabin at the brook of Kison ;

prayer : hearken, O God of Jacob. 10 Who perished at Endor : and 9 Behold, O God our defender : and became as the dung of the earth.

look upon the face of thine Anointed. 11 Make them and their princes 10 For one day in thy courts : is like Oreb and Zeb : yea, make all better than a thousand. their princes like Zeba and

11 I had rather be a door-keeper in Salmana;

the house of my GoD : than to dwell 12 Who say, Let us take to our in the tents of ungodliness. selves : the houses of God in posses- 12 For the LORD God is a light and sion.

defence : the LORD will give grace and 13 O my God, make them like unto worship, and no good thing shall he a wheel : and as the stubble before withhold from them that live a godly the wind;

life. 14 Like as the fire that burneth up 13 O LORD God of hosts : blessed is the wood : and as the flame that con- the man that putteth his trust in thee. sumeth the mountains. 15 Persecute them even so with Highest over all the earth.

Ant. Thou art only : the Most thy tempest : and make them afraid

Ant. LORD, Thou art become grawith thy storm.

cious. 16 Make their faces ashamed, O LORD : that they may seek thy Name.

Ps. lxxIv. Benedixisti, Domine. 17 Let them be confounded, and LORD, thou art become gracious vexed ever more and more : let them

thy : be put to shame, and perish.

away the captivity of Jacob. 18 And they shall know that thou, 2 Thou hast forgiven the offence



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of thy people : and covered all their and ponder the voice of my humble sins.

desires. 3 Thou hast taken away all thy dis- 7 In the time of my trouble I will pleasure : and turned thyself from thy call upon thee : for thou hearest me. wrathful indignation.

8 Among the gods there is none 4 Turn as then, O GOD our Sa- like unto thee, O LORD : there is not viour : and let thine anger cease from one that can do as thou doest.

9 All nations whom thou hast made 5 Wilt thou be displeased at us for shall come and worship thee, O LORD: ever : and wilt thou stretch out thy and shall glorify thy Name. wrath from one generation to another? 10 For thou art great, and doest

6 Wilt thou not turn again, and wondrous things : thou art God alone. quicken us : that thy people may re- 11 Teach me thy way, O LORD, and joice in thee?

I will walk in thy truth : O knit my 7 Shew us thy mercy, O LORD : and heart unto thee, that I may fear thy grant us thy salvation.

Name. 8 I will hearken what the LORD 12 I will thank thee, O LORD my God will say concerning me : for he God, with all my heart : and will shall speak peace unto his people, praise thy Name for evermore. and to his saints, that they turn not 13 For great is thy mercy toward again.

me : and thou hast delivered my soul 9 For his salvation is nigh them from the nethermost hell. that fear him : that glory may dwell 14 O GOD, the proud are risen in our land.

against me : and the congregations of 10 Mercy and truth are met to- naughty men have sought after my gether : righteousness and peace have soul, and have not set thee before kissed each other.

11 Truth shall flourish out of the 15 But thou, O LORD God, art full earth : and righteousness hath looked of compassion and mercy : long-sufferdown from heaven.

ing, plenteous in goodness and truth. 12 Yea, the LORD shall shew loving- 16 0 turn thee then unto me, and kindness : and our land shall give have mercy upon me: give thy strength her increase.

unto thy servant, and help the son of 13 Righteousness shall go before thine handmaid. him : and he shall direct his going 17 Shew some token upon me for

good, that they who hate me may see Ps. lxxxvi. Inclina, Domine.

it, and be ashamed : because thou,

LORD, hast holpen me, and comforted Bow down thine ear, O LORD, and me.

hear me : for I am poor, and in Ant. LORD, Thou art become gramisery.

cious : unto Thy land. 2 Preserve thou my soul, for I am Ant. Her foundations. holy : my God, save thy servant that putteth his trust in thee.

Ps. lxxxvii. Fundamenta ejus. 3 Be merciful unto mo, O LORD: HER foundations are upon the holy for I will call daily upon thee.

hills : the LORD loveth the gates 4 Comfort the soul of thy servant : of Sion more than all the dwellings for unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up of Jacob.

2 Very excellent things are spoken 5 For thou, LORD, art good and of thee : thou city of God. gracious : and of great mercy unto all 3 I will think upon Rahab and shem that call upon thee.

Babylon : with them that know me. 6 Give ear, LORD, unto my prayer : 4 Behold ye the Philistines also :

their eyes.

in the way.

my soul.

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