Imatges de pÓgina

All his commandments are faithful, confirmed for ever and ever; made in truth and equity. He hath sent redemption to his people; he hath commanded his covenant for ever.

Holy and terrible is his name. the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.

The fear of

A good understanding to all that do it: his praise continueth for ever and ever.

Glory be to the Father, &c.

Anth. Faithful are all his commandments, confirmed for ever and ever.

Anth. In his commandments.

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BLESSED is the man that feareth the Lord; he shall delight exceedingly in his commandments. His seed shall be mighty upon earth; the generation of the righteous shall be blessed.

Glory and wealth shall be in his house ; and his justice remaineth for ever and ever.

To the righteous a light is risen up in dark-ness; he is merciful, and compassionate, and just.

Acceptable is the man that showeth mercy, and lendeth; he shall order his words with judgment, because he shall not be moved for ever.

The just shall be in everlasting remembrance; he shall not fear the evil hearing.

His heart is ready to hope in the Lord; his heart is strengthened; he shall not be moved until he look over his enemies.

He hath distributed, he hath given to the poor; his justice remaineth for ever and ever: his horn shall be exalted in glory.

The wicked man shall see, and shall be angry; he shall gnash with his teeth, and pine away; the desire of the wicked shall perish.

Glory be to the Father, &c.

Anth. In his commandments. he delights exceedingly.



Anth. Let the name of the Lord be blessed.

Laudate pueri. Psal. cxii.

PRAISE the Lord, ye children; praise ye the name of the Lord.

Blessed be the name of the Lord, from henceforth now and for ever.

From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same, the name of the Lord is worthy of praise.

The Lord is high above all nations; and his glory above the heavens.

Who is as the Lord our God, who dwelleth on high, and looketh down on the low things in heaven and in earth?

Raising up the needy from the earth, and lifting up the poor out of the dunghill.

That he may place him with princes, with the princes of his people.

Who maketh a barren Woman to dwell in a house, the joyful mother of children.

Glory be to the Father, &c.

Anth. Let the name of the Lord be blessed

for ever.

Anth. We that live.

In exitu Israel. Psal. cxiii.

WHEN Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a barbarous people.

Judea, was made his sanctuary, Israel his dominion.

The sea saw and fled, Jordan was turned back.

The mountains skipped like rams, and the bills like the lambs of the flock.

What aileth thee, O thou sea, that thou didst flee? and thou, O Jordan, that thou wast turned back?

Ye mountains that ye skipped like rams, and ye hills like the lambs of the flock?


At the presence of the Lord the earth was moved; at the presence of the God of Jacob,

Who turned the rock into pools of water, and the stony hills into fountains of waters.

Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to thy name give glory.

For thy mercy and for thy truth's sake, lest the Gentiles should say, Where is their God? But our God is in heaven; he hath done all things whatsoever he would.

The idols of the Gentiles are silver and gold; the works of the hands of men.

They have mouths and speak not; they have eyes and see not.

They have ears and hear not; they have noses and smell not.

They have hands and feel not; they have feet and walk not; neither shall they cry out thro' their throats.

Let them that make them become like unto them, and all such as trust in them.

The house of Israel hath hoped in the Lord; he is their helper and their protector.

The house of Aaron hath hoped in the Lord; he is their helper and their protector.

They that fear the Lord hath hoped in the Lord; he is their helper and their protector.

The Lord hath been mindful of us; and hath blessed us.

He hath blessed the house of Israel; he hath blessed the house of Aaron.

He hath blessed all that fear the Lord, both little and great.

May the Lord add blessings upon you; upon you, and upon your children.

Blessed be you of the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

The heaven of heavens is the Lord's; but the earth he hath given to the children of men,


The dead shall not praise thee, O Lord, nor any of them that go down to hell.

But we that live bless the Lord, from this time now and for ever.

Glory be to the Father, &c.

Anth. We that live bless the Lord.

2 Cor. i.

BLESSED be God, and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulations.

Anth. Thanks be to God.

The Anthem for the Magnificat is different every


¶ The Magnificat or Canticle of the Blessed Virgin, St. Luke i.

My soul doth magnify the Lord,

And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.

Because he hath regarded the humility of his handmaid; for behold from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

For he that is mighty has done great things to me: and holy is his name.

And his mercy is from generation to generation, to them that fear him.

He hath shewed might in his arm, he hath scattered the proud in the conceit of their hearts. He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and hath exalted the humble.

He hath filled the hungry with good things, and the rich he hath sent empty away.

He hath received Israel his servant; being mindful of his mercy.

As he spoke to our Fathers; to Abraham and to his seed for ever.

Glory be to the Father, &c.

V. The Lord be with you.
R. And with thy spirit.

¶Then may be said the proper Prayer, or Collect for
the Day, which is the same as is read in the Litur-
gy of the Mass, and may be found among the Col
lects for the Sundays and Festivals of the Year.
V. Our Lord be with you.

R. And with thy spirit.

V. Let us bless the Lord.
R. Thanks be to God.

V. And may the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace.

R. Amen.

¶Other Collects and Prayers, which may be added to the Collect of the Day.

¶ For Peace.

Let us pray.

O God, from whom are all holy desires, righteous counsels, and just works, give to thy. servants that peace which the world cannot give, that our hearts being disposed to keep thy commandments, and the fear of enemies taken away, the times, through thy protection may be peaceable. Amen.

¶ Collect for aid against all Perils.

O GOD, who by sin art offended, and by penance pacified, mercifully regard the prayers. of thy people making supplication to thee, and turn away the scourges of thy anger, which we deserve for our sins. Through Christ our Lord.. Amen.

A Prayer for the King's Majesty.

Let us pray.

WE beseech thee, O Almighty God, that thy servant George our King, who by thy mercy has undertaken the government of these realms, may

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