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So shall I not be confounded: while I have respect unto all Thy commandments.

I will thank Thee with an unfeigned heart : when I shall have learned the judgements of Thy righteousness.

I will keep Thy ceremonies: O forsake me not utterly.

Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way even by ruling himself after Thy word.

With my whole heart have I sought Thee : 0 let me not go wrong out of Thy commandments.

Thy words have I hid within my heart that I should not sin against Thee.

Blessed art Thou, O Lord: O teach me Thy statutes.

With my lips have I been telling of all the judgements of Thy mouth.

I have had as great delight in the way of Thy testimonies as in all manner of riches.

and have

I will talk of Thy commandments respect unto Thy ways.

My delight shall be in Thy statutes: and I will not forget Thy word.

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Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be world without end. Amen.

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TUESDAY.

PSALM CXIX.

Retribue servo tuo.

Do well unto thy servant : that I may live, and Thy word.

Open Thou mine eyes that I may see the wondrous things of Thy law.

I am a stranger upon earth: O hide not Thy commandments from me.

My soul breaketh out for the very fervent

desire

ments.

that it hath alway unto Thy judge

Thou hast rebuked the proud and cursed are they that do err from Thy commandments.

O turn from me shame and rebuke: for I have kept Thy testimonies.

Princes also did sit and speak against me: but Thy servant is occupied in Thy statutes.

For Thy testimonies are my delight counsellors.

and my

My soul cleaveth to the dust: O quicken Thou me, according to Thy word.

I have acknowledged my ways, and Thou heardest me: O teach me Thy statutes.

Make me to understand the way of Thy commandments and so shall I talk of Thy wondrous works.

My soul melteth away for very heaviness : comfort Thou me according unto Thy word.

and cause

Take from me the way of lying Thou me to make much of Thy law.

I have chosen the way of truth and Thy judgements have I laid before me.

I have stuck unto Thy testimonies: O Lord, confound me not.

I will run the way of Thy commandments : when Thou hast set my heart at liberty.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now,

and ever

shall be world without end. Amen.

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WEDNESDAY.
PSALM III.

Domine, quid multiplicati?

Lo

ORD, how are they increased that trouble me : many are they that rise against me.

Many one there be that say of my soul: There is no help for him in his God.

But Thou, O Lord, art my defender: Thou art my worship, and the lifter up of my head.

I did call upon the Lord with my voice and He heard me out of His holy hill.

I laid me down and slept, and rose up again : for the Lord sustained me.

I will not be afraid for ten thousands of the people that have set themselves against me round about.

Up, Lord, and help me, O my God for Thou smitest all mine enemies upon the cheek-bone; Thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.

Salvation belongeth unto the Lord

and Thy

blessing is upon Thy people.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be world without end. Amen.

THURSDAY.

PSALM CX.

Dixit Dominus.

THE

Lord: Sit Thou on My right hand, until I make Thine enemies Thy footstool.

The Lord shall send the rod of Thy power out of Sion be Thou ruler, even in the midst among Thine enemies.

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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 Melchisedech.

The Lord upon Thy right hand shall wound even kings in the day of His wrath.

He shall judge among the heathen; He shall

fill the places with the dead bodies: and smite in sunder the heads over divers countries.

He shall drink of the brook in the way therefore shall He lift up His head.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be world without end. Amen.

FRIDAY.

PSALM XXIII.
Dominus regit me.

Tlack nothing.
HE Lord is my shepherd

therefore can I

He shall feed me in a green pasture and lead me forth beside the waters of comfort.

He shall convert my soul and bring me forth in the paths of righteousness, for His Name's sake.

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for Thou art with me; Thy rod and Thy staff comfort me.

Thou shalt prepare a table before me against them that trouble me Thou hast anointed my head with oil, and my cup shall be full.

But Thy loving-kindness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

and ever

As it was in the beginning, is now, shall be world without end. Amen.

SATURDAY.

PSALM XVI.

Conserva me, Domine.

RESERVE Me, O God: for in Thee have I put
My trust.

O My soul, thou hast said unto the Lord: Thou art My God, My goods are nothing unto Thee.

All My delight is upon the saints, that are in the earth and upon such as excel in virtue. But they that run after another god have great trouble.

shall

Their drink-offerings of blood will I not offer : neither make mention of their names within My lips.

The Lord Himself is the portion of Mine inheritance, and of My cup: Thou shalt maintain My lot.

The lot is fallen unto Me in a fair ground: yea, I have a goodly heritage.

I will thank the Lord for giving Me warning: My reins also chasten Me in the night-season.

I have set God always before Me : for He is on My right hand, therefore I shall not fall.

Wherefore My heart was glad, and My glory rejoiced My flesh also shall rest in hope.

For why? Thou shalt not leave My soul in hell neither shalt thou suffer Thy Holy One to see corruption.

Thou shalt shew Me the path of life; in Thy presence is the fulness of joy and at Thy right hand there is pleasure for evermore.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be world without end. Amen.

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Daily during the week before Easter.

PSALM LIV.

Deus, in Nomine.

SAV

(AVE me, O God, for Thy Name's sake and avenge me in Thy strength.

Hear my prayer, O God and hearken unto the words of my mouth.

For strangers are risen up against me and tyrants, which have not God before their eyes, seek after my soul.

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