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ble acts; praise him according to his excellent greatness.

Praise him with the sound of the trumpet; praise him upon the lute and harp.

Praise him upon the tuned cymbals ;

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praise him upon the loud cymbals.

Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord.

Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honor and glory, &c.

END OF THE PSALMS.

ANTHEMS AND PSALMS.

FOR CHRISTMAS DAY.

ANTHEM.

To be used at Morning Prayer, instead of the Psa'm, O come, let us sing, &c.

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How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of him who bringeth good tidings; who publisheth peace, who bringeth good tidings of good, who publisheth salvation, who saith unto Sion, Thy God reigneth.

There is sprung up a light for the righteous, and joyful gladness for such as are true of heart.

Rejoice in the Lord, ye righteous, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.

Sing unto the Lord, and praise his name; be telling of his salvation from day to day.

Let all those who seek him be joyful and glad in him, and let all such as love his salvation say always, The Lord be praised.

PROPER PSALMS.

MORNING PRAYER.

I will make thy name to be remembered to all generations; so that the people shall praise thee for ever and ever.

PSALM 85.

LORD, thou art become gracious unto thy land; thou hast turned away the captivity of Jacob.

Thou hast forgiven the offence of thy people, and covered all their sins.

PSALM 45.

MY heart is inditing joyful words; I speak of the things concerning the King; my tongue is as the pen of a ready scribe.

Thou art the fairest of the children of men; full of grace are thy lips; for God hath blessed thee for

ever.

Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, O thou Mighty One, with thy glory and thy majesty.

And in thy majesty ride prosperously, for the cause of truth and meekness

and righteousness; and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.

Thy throne, O God, endureth for ever; the sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre.

Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; wherefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.

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people and his saints; only let them not return to their folly again

The Lord shall send the sceptre of thy power out of Sion; rule thou in the midst of thine enemies.

In the day of thy power shall the people offer thee free will offerings with an holy worship; the dew of thy birth is of the womb of the morning.

The Lord sware, and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedeck.

For his salvation is nigh those who fear him, that glory may dwell in our land.

Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Truth shall flourish out of the earth; and righteousness hath looked down from heaven.

Yea, the Lord shall show his loving kindness; and our land shall yield her increase.

Righteousness shall go before him; and shall keep his path continually. Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honor and glory, &c.

EVENING PRAYER.

PSALM 110.

THE Lord said unto my lord, Sit thou on my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool.

The Lord at thy right hand shall destroy even kings in the day of his wrath.

He shall judge among the nations; he shall fill the places with the dead bodies, and shall wound the heads over many countries.

He shall drink of the brook in the way, and lift up his head on high.

PSALM 132.

LORD, remember David, and all his troubles;

How he sware unto the Lord, and vowed a vow unto the Almighty God of Jacob;

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