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the wilderness; for his mercyl. 6 If I do not remember thee, endureth for ever.

llet my tongue cleave to the roof 17 Who smote great kings; of my mouth; yea, if I prefer not for his mercy endureth for ever. Jerusalem in my mirth.

18 Yea, and slew mighty kings; 7 Remember the children of for his mercy endureth for ever; Edom, O Lord, in the day of Je

19 Sehon, king of the Amo- rusalem ; how they said, Down rites; for his mercy endureth for with it, down with it, even to the ever;

ground. 20 And Og, the king of Basan; 8 O daughter of Babylon, wastfor his mercy endureth for ever; ed with misery; yea, happy shall

21 And gave away their land be be that rewardeth thee as thou for an beritage ; for his mercy hast served us. endureth for ever;

9 Blessed shall he be that tak22 Even for an heritage unto eth thy children, and throweth Israel, his servant; for his mercy them against the stones. endureth for ever.

Psalm 138, Confitebor tibi. 23 Who remembered us when I will give thanks unto thee, we were in trouble; for his mercy O Lord, with my whole heart; endureth for ever;

even before the gods will I sing 24 And hath delivered us from praise unto thee. our enemies; for his mercy en- 2 I will worship toward thy dureth for ever.

holy temple, and praise thy name, 25 Who giveth food to all flesh; because of thy loving-kindness for his mercy endureth for ever. and truth; for thou hast magnified

26 O give thanks unto the God thy name and thy word above of heaven; for his mercy endur- all things. eth for ever.

3 When I called upon thee, 27 Ogive thanks unto the Lord thou heardest me; and enduedst of lords ; for his mercy endureth my soul with much strength. for ever.

4 All the kings of the earth Psalm 137. Super flumina.

shall praise thee, O Lord; for By the waters of Babylon we they have heard the words of thy

sat down and wept, when we mouth. remembered thee, o Sion. 5 Yea, they shall sing in the

2 As for our harps, we hanged ways of the Lord. that great is them up upon the trees that are the glory of the Lord. therein,

6 For thougb the Lord be high, 3 For they that led us away yet bath he respect unto the lowcaptive, required of us then ally; as for the proud, he beholdsong, and melody in our heavi-leth them afar off. ness: Sing us one of the songs of 7 Though I walk in the midst Sion.

of trouble, yet shalt thou refresh 4 How shall we sing the Lord's me; thou shalt stretch forth thy song in a strange land ? hand upon the furiousness of

5 If I forget thee, o Jerusalem, mine enemies, and thy right hand let my right hand forget her shall save me. sunning.

8 The Lord shall make good his loving-kindness toward me; made : marvellous are thy works, yea, thy mercy, O Lord, enduréth and that my soul knoweth right for ever; despise uot then the well. works of thine own bands.

14 My bones are not hid from

thee, thougb I be made secretly, The twenty-ninth Day.

and fashioned beneath in the MORNING PRAYER. Psalm 139. Domine, probasti.

earth. O Lord, thou hast searched me 15 Thine eyes did see my sub

out, and known me; thon stance, yet being imperfect; and knowest my down-sitting, and in thy book were all my memmine up-rising ; thou understand-bers written; est my thoughts long before. 16 Which day by day were fa

2 Thou art about my path, and shioned, when as yet there was about my bed; and spiest out all none of them. my ways.

17 How dear are thy counsels 3 For 10, there is not a word unto me, O God; O bow great is in my tongue, but thou, O Lord, the sum of them! knowest it altogether.

18 If I tell them, they are more 4 Thou hast fashioned me be-in number than the sand; when bind and before, and laid thine I wake up, I am present with thee. hand upon me.

19 Wilt thou not slay the wick5 Such knowledge is too won-ed, O God? Depart from me, yo derful and excellent for me; I blood-thirsty men. cannot attain unto it.

20 For they speak unrighte. 6 Whither shall I go then from ously against thee; and thine ene. thy Spirit, or whither shall I go mies take thy name in vain. then from thy presence ?

21 Do not I hate them, O Lord, 7 If I climb up into heaven, that hate thee? and am not i thou art there ; if I go down to grieved with those that rise up hell, thou art there also. against thee?

8 If I take the wings of the 22 Yea, I hate them right sore; morning, and remain in the utter- even as though they were mine inost parts of the sea;

enemies. 9 Even there also shall thy 23 Try me, O God, and seek the hand lead me, , and thy right hand ground of my heart; prove me, shall hold me.

and examine my thoughts. 10 If I say, peradventure the 24 Look well if there be any darkness shall cover me; then way of wickedness in me; aud shall my night be turned to day. lead me in the way everlast

11 Yea, the darkness is no dark. ing. ness with thee, but the night is Psalm 140. E:-ipe me, Domine. as clear as the day; the darkness DELIVER me, o Lord, from and light to thee are both alike. the evil man; and preserve

12 For my reins are thine; me from the wicked man; thou hast covered me in my mo- 2 Who imagine nuischief in ther's womb.

their hearts, and stir up strife all 13 I will give thanks unto thee, the day long. for low fearfully and wonderfullyl 3 They have sharpened their

me.

tongues like a serpent; aduer's my mouth, and keep the door of EF poison is under their lips.

iny lips. 4 Keep me, O Lord, from the 40 let not mine heart be in. hands of the ungodly; preserve clined to any evil thing; let me

me from the wicked men, who not be occupied in ungodly works in are purpused to overthrow my with the men that work wickedi goings.

ness, lest I eat of such things as 5 The proud have laid a snare please them. for me, and spread a pet abroad 5 Let the righteous rather with cords; yea, and set traps smite me friendly, and reprove in my way

6 I said unto the Lord, Thou 6 But let not their precious & art my God, hear the voice of balms break my head; yea, I my prayers, O Lord.

will pray yet against their wick. 70 Lord God, thou strength edness. of my

health; thou hast covered 7 Let their judges be overs my head in the day of battle. thrown in the stony places, that

8 Let not the ungodly have they may hear my words; for his desire, O Lord; let not his they are sweet. mischievous imagination prosper,

8 Our bones lie scattered belest they be too proud.

fore the pit, like as when one 9 Lei the mischief of their own breaketh and heweth wood upon lips fall upon the head of them the earth. that compass me about.

9 But mine eyes look unto 10 Let hot buroing coals fall thee, O Lord God; in thee is my upon them; let them be cast into trust; O cast not out my soul. the fire, and into the pit, that they 10 Keep me from the snare never rise up again.

that they have laid for me, and 11 A man full of words shall from the traps of the wicked not prosper upon the earth: evil doers. shall hunt the wicked person, to 11 Let the ungodly fall into overthrow him.

their own nets together, and let 12 Sure I am that the Lord me ever escape them. will avenge the poor, and main- EVENING PRAYER. tain the cause of the helpless. Psalm 142. Voce mea ad Dominum.

13. The righteous also shall I Cried unto the Lord with my give thanks unto thy namne; and voice; yea, even unto the Lord the just shall continue in thy did I make my supplication. sight.

2 I poured out my complaints Psalm 141. Domine, clamavi. before him, and showed him of LORD, I call upon thee; haste my trouble.

thee unto me, and consider 3 When my spirit was in heavi. my voice, when I cry unto thee. ness, thou knowest my path; in

2 Let my prayer be set forth the way wherein 1 walked, have in thy sight as the incense; and they privily laid a snare for me. let the lifting up of my hands be 4 I looked also upon my right an evening sacrifice.

hand, and saw there was no ipan 3 Set a watch, O Lord, before that would know me,

7!

for me.

5 I had no place to flee unto, walk in; for I lift úp my soul unand no mau cared for

my

soul. to thee. 6. I cried unto thee, O Lord, Deliver me, O Lord, from and said, Thou art my hope, and mine enemies; for I flee unto my portion in the land of the thee to hide me. living.

10 Teach me to do the thing 7 Consider my complaint; for that pleaseth thee; for thou art I am brought very low. my God: let thy loving Spirit

8 O deliver me frora my per- lead me forth into the land of secutors, for they are too strong righteousness.

11 Quicken me, O Lord, for 9 Bring my soul out of prison, thy name's sake; and forthy that I may give thanks unto thy righteousness' sake bring my soul name; wbich thing if thou wilt out of trouble. grant me, then shall the righte- 12 And of thy goodness slay ous resort unto my company.

miné enemies, and destroy all Psalm 143. Domine, exaudi. them that vex my soul ; for I am HEAR my prayer, O Lord, thy servant. and consider my desire;

The thirtieth Day. hearken unto me for thy truth

MORNING PRAVER. and righteousness' sake.

Psalm 144. Benedictus Dominus. 2. And enter not into judgment BLESSED be the Lord, my with thy servant; for in thy sight strength, who teacheth my shall no man living be justified. hands to war, and my fingers to

3 For the enemy hath perse- fight. cuted my soul; he hath smitten 2 My hope and my fortress, my my life down to the ground; he castle and deliverer, my dehath laid me in the darkness, as fender, in whom I trust; who the men that have been long dead. subdueth my people that is un.

4 Therefore is my spirit vexed der me. within me, and my heart within 3 Lord, what is man, that thou me is desolate.

bast such respect unto him? or 5 Yet do I remember the time the son of man, that thou so repast; I muse upon all thy works ; gardest bim? yea, I exercise myself in the 4 Man is like a thing of naught; works of thy hands.

his time passeth away like a sha6 J stretch forth my hands unto dow. thee; my soul gaspeth unto thee 5 Bow thy heavens, O Lord, as a thirsty land.

and come down; touch the moun7 Hear me, O Lord, and that tains, and they shall smoke. $001); for my spirit waxeth faint: 6 Cast forth thy lightning, and hide not thy face from me, lest tear them; shoot out thine arI be like unto them that go down rows, and consume them. into the pit.

7 Send down thine band from 80. let me hear thy loving- above; deliver me, and take me kindness belimes in the morning; out of the great waters, from the for in thet is my trust: show hand of strange children ; thou me the way that I should 8 Whose mouth talketh of va

nity, and their right hand is almight of thy marvellous acts; and right hand of wickedness. I will also tell of thy greatness.

9 I will sing a new song unto 7 The memorial of thite abun. thee, O God; and sing praises dant kindness shall be showed; unto thee upon a ten-stringed lute. and men shall sing of thy righte.

10 Thou hast given victory un-ousness, to kings, and hast delivered Da- 8 The Lord is gracious and vid, thy servant, from the peril merciful ; long-suffering, and of of the sword.

great goodness. 11 Save me, and deliver me 9 The Lord is loving unto evefrom the hand of strange chil- ry man; and his mercy is over alt dren, whose mouth talketh of his works. vanity, and their right hand is a 10 All thy works praise thee, right hand of iniquity;

O Lord; and thy saints give thanks 12 That our sons may grow up unto thee. as the young plants, and that our 11 They show the glory of thy daughters may be as the polished kingdom, and talk of thy power: corners of the temple ;

12 That thy power, thy glory, 13' That our garners may be and mightiness of thy kingdom, full and plenteous with all man-might be known unto men. ner of store ; that our sheep may 13 Thy kingdom is an everlastbring forth thousands, and ten ing kingdom, and thy dominion thousands in our streets; endureth throughout all ages.

14 That ouroxen my be strong 14 The Lord upholdeth all such toʻlabour; that there be no de-as fall, and lifteth up all those that cay, no leading into captivity, are down. and no complaining in ourstreels. 15 The eyes of all wait upon

15 Happy are the people that thee, O Lord; and thou givest are in such a case; yea, blessed then their meat in due season. are the people who have the Lord 16 Thou openest thine hand, for their God.

and fillest all things living with Psalm 145. Exaltabo te, Deus. plenteousness. I Will magnify thee, O God, my

17 The Lord is righteous in King; and I will praise thy all his ways, and holy in all his Dame for ever and ever.

works. 2 Every day will I give thanks 18 The Lord is nigh unto all unto thee, and praise thy name them that call upon him; yea, all for ever and ever.

such as call upon him faithfully. 3 Great is the Lord, and mar. 19 He will fulfil the desire of vellous, worthy to be praised; them that fear him ; he also will there is no end of his greatness. hear their cry, and will help them.

4. One generation shall praise 20 The Lord preserveth all thy works unto another, and de- them that love him ; but scatterclare thy power.

eth abroad all the ungodly. 5 As for me, I will be talking 21 My mouth shall speak the of thy worship, thy glory, thy praise of the Lord; and let all praise, and wondrous works; Hesh give thanks unto his holy 6 So that men shall speak of the name for ever and ever.

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