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> N the name of the Father, and of

the Son, and of the Holy Ghost , Ameni,

In the Name of our Lord JESUS CHRIST crucified, I lay me down to sest;

bless O Lord , defend, govern and keep nie; and after this short and miserable pilgrimage, bring me to everlasting happiness. Amen.

Holy Trinity, one God, into thy protection I commend my soul and body; deliver me this night from all sin , and preserve me from sudden and unprovided death. Amen.

Jesus , have mercy on me a miserable sinner, whom thou hast redeemed with thy precious blood.

Jesus , son of David , have mercy on me, and forgive me my sins. 1. Enter not into judgement with thy servant,

O Lord, for no one living shall be found just in thy sight.

O Angel of God, to whose holy care I ain committed by the supreme clemency, defend me this night from all danger. Amen.


Holy mother of God, protect my this night from all evil ; pray for me a miserable sinner, now, and at the hour of my death. Amen.

The seven penitential Psalms,

Anth. Remember not, O Lord, our offences , nor those of our parents, nei. thes take thou vengeance of our sins..

1. Psalm. viä.


Ord , rebuke me not in thy fury;

nor chastise me in thy wrath. Have mercy on me, O Lord, because I am weak; heal me, O Lord, because my bones are disordered.

And my soul is troubled greatly ; but thou , O Lord, how long !

Turn, Lord, and deliver my soul, save me for thy mercy's sake,

Because there is none in death, that remembers thee; and who shall confess thee in hell ?

I have been weary with my groaning , every night I will wash my bed ; I will water my

couch with my tears, N iii



My eye is troubled with fury ; I am grown old among my enemies.

Depart from me all ye that work iniquity ; because the Lord has beard. the voice of my weeping.

The Lord has heard my supplications; the Lord has received my prayer.

Let all my eneinies blush, and be troubled exceedingly; let them be, turned back, and ashamed very speedily,

Glory be to the Father, oc.

II. Psalm xxxl.

Lessed are they whose iniquities are

forgiven; and whose sins are covered.

Blessed is the man to whom the Lord has not imputed sin: and in whose min't there is no deceit.

Recause I have been silent, my bones are grown old, whilst I cried out all the day.

Because day and night thy hand is heavy upon ne; I am converted in my anguish, whilst the thorn in fastened.

I have made my crime known to thee; and have not hidden my injustice.


I have said, I will confess my injustice to the Lord against myself : and thou hast forgiven the impiety of my sin.

For this reason every holy one shall pray to thee in a seasonable time,

However, in the deluge of many waters, they shall not approach to him.

Thou art my refuge from the affic-; tion which has surrounded me; thou art my joy, deliver me from them that encompass me.

I will give thee understanding, and will instruct thee in the way thou shalt go; I will fix my eyes upon thee,

Do not become as the horse and mule, which have no understanding.

With the bit and bridle bind the jaws of them , who do not approach to thee.

Many are the scourges of a sinner but mercy shall encompass him that hopes in the Lord.

Rejoice in the Lord, and be glad ye just, and glory all ye right of heart,

Glory be to the Father, Oʻc.

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nor chastise me in thy wrath, Because 'thy arrows are fixed in me, and thou hast laid thy hand heavy upon me.

There is no health in my flesh in the presence of thy anger; there is no peace for my bones, at the sight of iny sins.

Because my iniquities are risen above Hy head; and as a weighty burthen are heavy upon me.

My scars are putrified and corrupted, by reason of my folly.

I am become miserable, and bent: quite down; I walked sorrowfully all the day.

Because my loins are filled with illu. sions, and there is no health in my flesh.

I am amicted and humbled exceedingly; I roared out with the groaning


desire is before thee, O Lord; and my groaning is not hidden from thee, My heart is troubled, my strength


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