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Mirabilia, "Hy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth r

foul keep them. 2 When thy word goeth forth : it giveth light and u derstanding unto the simple.

3. I opened my mouth, and drew in my breath: forn delight was in thy commandments.

4 O look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me: thou usest to do unto those that love thy Name.

5 Order my steps in thy word: and só shall no wicke ness have dominion over me.

60 deliver me from the wrongful dealings of mei and so shall I keep thy commandments.

7 Shew the light of thy countenance upon thy se vant : and teach me thy statutes.

8 Mine eyes gush out with water : because men kee not thy law.

Justus es, Domine.
Ighteous art thou, O Lord: and true is thy judgmen

2 The testimonies that thou hast commanded: a exceeding righteous and true.

3 My zeal hath even consumed me : because mine en mies have forgotten thy words.

4 Thy word is tried to the uttermost: and thy servailoveth it.

slam small and of no reputation : yet do I not forg thy commandments.

6 Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness: an thy law is the truth.

7 Trouble and heaviness have taken hold upon me: yé is my delight in thy commandments. 8 The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting O grant me understanding, and I shall live.

Evening Prayer.

Clamavi in toto corde meo. Call with my whole heart : hear me, O Lord, I wil I keep thy nmures



2 Yea, even unto thee do I call : help me, and I shall leep thy testimonies. 3 Early in the morning do I cry unto thee : for in thy ord is my trust. 4 Mine eyes prevent the night-watches : that I might 4 be occupied in thy words. į Hear my voice, O Lord, according unto thy loving kindness: quicken me according as thou art wont. 6 They draw nigh that of malice persecute me: and re far from thy law. 7 Be thou nigh at hand, O Lord : for all thy commandDents are true. 8 As concerning thy testimonies, I have known long Ince : that thou hast grounded them for ever.

Vide humilitatem. O Consider mine adversity, and deliver me: for I do

not forget thy law. 2 Avenge thou my cause, and deliver me : quicken me According tothy word. 13

Health is far from the ungodly : for they regard not thy statutes. 4 Great is thy mercy, O Lord : quicken me as thou art wont. 5 Many there are that trouble me, and persecute me: jet do I not swerve from thy testimonies. 6 It grieveth me when I see the transgrefours : becaufe they keep not thy law. ? Confider, O Lord, how I love thy commandments: O quicken me according to thy loving kindness. 8 Thy word is true from everlasting : all the judgments of thy righteousnessendure for evermore.

Principes per

secuti sunt. Princes have perfecuted me without a cause : but my

heart in of 2 I am as glad of thy word : as cne that findeth great moils.


3 As for lies, Thate and abhor them: but thy law do love.

4 Seven times a day do I praise thee: because of thy righteous judgments. i s Great is the peace that they have who love thy law and they are not offended at it.

6 Lord, I have looked for thy saving health : and done after thy commandments.

7 My soul hath kept thy testimonies: and loved then exceedingly.

8 I have kept thy commandinents and testimonies : for all my ways are before thee.

Appropinquet deprecatio, L Et my complaint come before thee, O Lord: givi

me understanding according to thy word. 2 Let my supplication come before thee: deliver m according to thy word.

3 My lips shall speak of thy praise: when thou hafi taught me thy statutes.

4 Yea, my tongue shall sing of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteous.

Let thine hand help me : for I have chosen thy commandments.

6 I have longed for thy saving health, O Lord: and in thy law is my delight.

30 let my soul live, and it Mall praise thee : and thy judgments shall help me.

8 I have gone astray like a sheep that is lost: O seek thy servant, for I do not forget thy commandments.

Morning Prayer.

Ad Dominum. Pfal. 120. WHen

Hen I was in trouble, I called upon the Lord :

and he heard me. 2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, froin lying lips: and fron? a deceitful tongue.

What reward ihall be given or done unto thee, thou

hile blle tongue: even mighty and tharp arrows, with hot urning coals. 4 Wo is me that I am constrained to dwell with Mesech: and to have my habitation among the tents of Kedar. . 5 My soul hath long dwelt among them : that are enemies unto peace. 6 I labour for peace, but when I speak unto them therebf: they make them ready to battel.

Levavi oculos. Pfal. 121. Will lift up mine eyes unto the hills: from whence

cometh my help. 2 My help cometh even from the Lord: who hath made heaven and eartlı. 3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved : and he that teepeth thee will not sleep. 4 Behold, he that keepeth Israel: shall neither Number por sleep. 5 The Lord himself is thy keeper: the Lord is thy deence upon thy right hand; 6 So that the sun shall not burn thee by day: neither the noon by night. 7 The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil : yea, it is ven he that mall keep thy soul. 8 The Lord shall preserve thy going out and thy comog in: from this time forth forevermore.

Lætatus sum. Pfal. 122.
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 : Jerusalem. 3 Terusalem is built as a city: that is at unity in it felf. 4 For thither the tribes go up, even the tribes of the Lord: to teftifie unto Ifrael,to give thaiiks unto the Name bf the Lord. 5 For there is the seat of judgment: even the seat of the onse of David. 6 O pray for the peace of Jerusalem : they shall profer that love thee.


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

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

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

Ad te levavi ocalos meos. Pfal. 123.
Nto thee lift I up mine eyes : O thouthat dwellefi

in the heavens. 2 Behold, even as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unte the hand of her mistress: even so our eyes wait upon the Lord our God, until he have mercy upon us.

3 Have mercy upon us, O Lord. have mercy upon us for we are utterly despised.

4 Our soul is filled with the scornful reproof of the wealthy : and with the dispitefulness of the proud.

Nifi quia Dominus. Pfal. 124. f the Lord himself had not been on our lide, now may

Israel say: if the Lord himself had not been on our side when men rose up against us;

2 They had swallowed us up quick : when they were so wrathfully displeased at us.

3 Yea, the waters had drowned us : and the stream had gone over our soul.

4 The deep waters of the proud:had gone even over ou soul.

5. But praised be the Lord : .who hath not given us oves for a prey unto their teeth.

6 Qur soul is escaped even as a bird out of the snare o the fowler: the fiare is broken, and we are delivered

7 Our help ítandeth in the Name of the Lord : who hath made heaven and earth.

Qui coirfidunt. Pfal. 125.
Hey that

puc their trust in the Lord, shall be even a the mount Sion : which may not be removed, bu standeth falt for ever.

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