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11 They kept me in on every side, they kept me in, I say, on every side; but in the name of the Lord will I destroy them. 12 They came about me like bees, and are extinct even as “he fire among the thorns; for or the name of the Lord I will destroy them. 13 Thou hast thrust sore at ame, that I might fall; but the Lord was my help. 14 The Lord is my strength and my song; and is become my salvation. 15 The voice of joy and health is in the dwellings of the righteous; the right hand of the Lord bringeth mighty things to pass. 16 The right hand of the Lord hath the pre-eminence; the right hand of the Lord bringeth mighty things to pass. 17 I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord. 18 The Lord hath chastened and corrected me; but he hath not given me over unto death. 19 Open me the gates of righteousness, that I may go into them, and give thanks unto the Lord. 20 This is the gate of the Lord, the righteous shall enter into it. 21 I will thank thee; for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation. 22 The same stone which the builders refused, is become the head-stone in the corner. 23 This is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes. 24. This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. 25 Help me now, O Lord: O Lord, send us now prosperity.

26 Blessed be he that cometh

in the name of the Lord: we

have wished you good luck, ye that are of the house of the Lord. 27 God is the Lord, who hath showed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, yea, even unto the horns of the altar. 28 Thou art my God, and I will thank_thee; thou art my God, and I will praise thee. 29 O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is gracious, and his mercy endureth for ever.

EVENING PRAYER. Psalm crix. Beati immaculati.

LESSED are those that are undefiled in the way, and walk in the law of the Lord. 2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and seek him with their whole heart. 3 For they who do no wickedness, walk in his ways. 4 Thou hast charged, that we shall diligently keep thy commandments. 5 O that my ways were made so direct, that I might keep thy statutes | 6 So shall I not be confounded, while I have respect unto thy commandments. 7 I will thank thee with an unfeigned heart, when I shall have learned the judgments of thy righteousness. 8 I will keep thy ceremonies; O forsake me not utterly.

In quo corriget 2 HEREWITHAL shall a

young man cleanse his way ? even by ruling himself after thy word. 2 With my wholehearthave I sought thee; O let me not go §

wrong out of thy commandHnelltS. 3 Thy words have I hid within my heart, that I should not sin against thee. 4 Blessed art thou, O Lord; O teach me thy statutes. 5. With my lips have I been telling of all the judgments of thy mouth. 6 I have had as great delight in the way of thy testimonies, as in all manner of riches. 7 I will talk of thy commandments, and have respect unto thy ways. 8 My delight shall be in thy statutes, and I will not forget thy word.

Retribue servo tuo.

Do well unto thy servant; that I may live, and keep thy word. 2 Open thou mine eyes; that I may see the wondrous things of thy law. 3. I am astranger upon earth; Ohide not thy commandments from me. 4 My soul breaketh out for the very fervent desire that it hath alway unto thy judgments. 5 Thou hast rebuked the proud; and cursed are they that do err from thy commandImentS. 6 O turn from me shame and rebuke; for I have kept thy testimonies. 7 Princes also did sit and speak against me; but thy servant is occupied in thy statutes. 8 For thy testimonies are my delight, and my counsellors.

.Adhaisit pavimento.

Y soul cleayeth, to the dust; Oquicken thou me, according to thy word,

2 I have acknowledged my ways, and thou heardest me'. O teach me thy statutes. 3 Make me to understand the way of thy commandments; and so shall I talk of thy wondrous works. 4 My soul melteth away for very heaviness; comfort thou me according unto thy word. 5 Take from me the way of lying, and cause thou me to make much of thy law. 6 I have chosen the way of truth, and thy judgments have I laid before me. . 7 I have stuck unto thy tes: timonies; O Lord, confound me not. 8 I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou hast set my heart at liberty.

The twenty-fifth Day. MORNING PRAYER.

Legem pome.

TEACH me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes, and I shall keep it unto the end. 2 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall keep it with my whole heart. 3 Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein is my desire. 4 Incline mine heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetOuSnCSS. 5 O turn away mine eyes, lest they behold vanity; and quicken thou me in the way. 6 O stablish thy word in thy servant, that I may fear thee. 7 Take away the rebuke that I am afraid of; for thy judgments are good.

8 Behold, my delight is in thy commandments; Oquicken me in thy righteousness.

Bt veniat super me.

L. thy loving mercy come also unto me, O Lord, even thy salvation, according unto thy word. 2 So shall I make answer unto my blasphemers; for my trust is in thy word. 3 O take not the word of thy truth utterly out of my mouth; for my hope is in thy judgImentS. 4. So shall I alway keep thy kaw: yea, for ever and ever. 5 And I will walk at liberty; for I seek thy commandments. 6 I will speak of thy testimonies also, even before kings, and will not be ashamed. 7 And my delight shall be in thy commandments, which I have loved. 8 My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and my study shall be in thy statutes.

Memoresto servi tui.

Think upon thy servant, as concerning thy word, wherein thou hast caused me to put my trust. 2 The same is my comfort in my trouble; for thy word hath quickened me. 3 The proud have had me exceedingly in derision; yet have I not shrinked from thy law. 4 For I remembered thine everlasting judgments, O Lord, and received comfort. 5 I am horribly afraid, for . ungodly that forsake thy aW. 6 Thy statutes have been

my songs, in the house of my pilgrimage. 7 I have thought upon thy name, O Lord, in the night season, and have kept thy law. 8 This I had, because I kept thy commandments.

Portio mea, Domine.

Th9. art, my portion, O Lord; I have promised to keep thy law. 2 I made my humble petition in thy presence with my whole heart; O be merciful unto me, according to thy word. 3 I called mine own ways to remembrance, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies. 4 I made haste, and prolonged not the time, to keep thy commandments. 5 The congregations of the ungodly have robbed me; but I have not forgotten thy law. 6 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee; because of thy righteous judgments. 7 Y am a companion of all them that fear thee, and keep thy commandments. 8. The earth, O Lord, is full of thy mercy: O teach me thy StatuteS.

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a lie against me; but I will keep thy commandments with my whole heart. 6 Their heart is as fat as brawn; but my delight hath been in thy law. 7. It is good for me that I have been in trouble; that I may learn thy statutes. 8 The law of thy mouth is dearer unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

EVENING PRAYER. Manus tuæ fecerunt me.

HY hands have made me, and fashioned me: O give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments. 2 They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have put my trust in thy word. 3 I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right, and that thou of very faithfulness hast caused me to be troubled. 4 O let thy merciful kindness be my comfort, according to thy word unto thy serVant. 5 O let thy loving mercies come unto me, that I may live; for thy law is my delight. 6 Let the proud be confounded, for they go wickedly about to destroy me; but I will be occupied in thy commandmentS. 7 Let such as fear thee, and have known thy testimonies, be turned unto me. 8 O let my heart be sound

in thy statutes, that I be not

ashamed.

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2 Mine eyes long sore for thy word; saying, O when wilt thou comfort me? 3 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes. 4 How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou be avenged of them that persecute me? 5 The proud have digged pits for me, which are not after thy law. 6 All thy commandments are true: they persecute me falsely; O be thou my help. 7 They had almost made an end of me upon earth; but I forsook not thy commandmentS. 8 O quicken me after thy loving kindness; and so shali I keep the testimonies of thy mouth. -

In aeternum, Domine.

Lord, thy word endureth for ever in heaven. 2 Thy truth also remaineth from one generation to another; thou hast laid the foundation of the earth, and it abideth. 3 They continue this day according to thine ordinance; for all things serve thee. 4 If my delight had not been in thy law, I should have perished in my trouble. 5 I will never forget thy commandments; for with them thou hast *. Ime. 6 I am thine: O save me, for I have sought thy commandmentS. 7 The ungodly laid wait for me, to destroy me; but I will consider thy testimonies. 8 I see that all things come to an end; but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

@uomodo dileaci / ORD, what love have I unto thy law all the day long is my study in it. 2 Thou, through thy commandments, hast made me wiser than mine enemies; for they are ever with me. 3 I have more understanding than my teachers; for thy testimonies are my study. 4 I am wiser than the aged; because I keep thy commandInnents. - 5 I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I may keep thy word. . . 6 I have not shrunk from thy judgments; for thou teachest In C. 7 O how sweet are thy words unto my throat; yea, sweeter than honey unto my mouth ! 8 Through thy commandments I get understanding: therefore I hate all evil ways.

The twenty-sixth Day. MORNING PRAYER. Lucerna pedibus meis.

HY word is a lantern unto my feet, and a light unto my paths. 2 I have sworn, and am steadfastly purposed, to keep thy righteous judgments. 3 I am troubled above measure; quicken me, O Lord, according to thy word. 4. Let the free-will offerings of my mouth please thee, O Lord ; and teach me thy judgmentS. 5 My soul is alway in my hand; yet do I not forget thy law. 6 The ungodly have laid a snare for me; but yet I swerved not from thy commandments.

7 Thy testimonies have I claimed as mine heritage for ever; and why? they are the very so of my heart.

8 I have applied my heart to fulfil thy statutes alway, even unto the end.

Iniquos odi habui,

Hate them that imagine evil things; but thy law do I love. 2 Thou art my defence and shield; and my trust is in thy word. 3 Away from me, ye wicked; I will keep the commandments of my God. 4 O stablish me according to thy word, that I may live; and let me not be disappointed of my hope. 5 Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe; yea, my delight shall be ever in thy statutes. 6 Thou hast trodden down all them that depart from thy statutes; for they imagine but deceit. 7 Thou puttest away all the ungodly of the earth like dross; therefore I love thy testimonies. 8 My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

Feci judicium.

Deal with the thing that is lawful and right; O give me not over unto my Oppressors. 2 Make thou thy servant to delight in that which is good, that the proud do me no wrong. 3 Mine eyes are wasted away with looking for thy health, and for the word of thy righteousIneSS. 4 O deal with thy servant ac.

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