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When thou tookest upon thee to the Lord; praise him, and mag deliver man, thou didst humble thy-nify him for ever. to be born of a Virgin. ye Showers and Dew, bless When thou hadst overcome the ye the Lord; praise him and magsharpness of death, thou didst open nify him for ever. the kingdom of heaven to all be


Oye Winds of God, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever."

O ye Fire and Heat, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Thou sittest at the right hand of God, in the glory of the Father. We believe that thou shalt come to be our Judge.

We therefore pray thee, help thy servants, whom thou hast redeemed with thy precious blood. Make them to be numbered with thy saints in glory everlasting,

O ye Winter and Summer, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

ye Dews and Frosts, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magO Lord, save thy people, and nify ve Frost and Cold, bless ye him for bless thine heritage.

the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Ice and Snow, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Govern them, and lift them up for ever.

Day by day we magnify thee; And we worship thy name ever, world without end.

Vouchsafe, O Lord, to keep us this day without sin.


O Lord, have mercy upon us, have mercy upon us.

O Lord, let thy mercy be upon us, as our trust is in thee.

O Lord, in thee have I trusted; let me never be confounded.

T Or this Canticle.

Benedicite, omnia opera Domini. O ALL ye Works of the Lord, bless ye the Lord; praise him and magnify him for ever.

O ye Angels of the Lord, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and maghim for ever.


O ye Nights and Days, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.


ye Light and Darkness, bless ye the Lord; praise hin., and magnify him for ever.

Ŏ ye Lightnings and Clouds, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O let the Earth bless the Lord; yea, let it praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Mountains and Hills, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Ŏ all ye green Things upon Earth, bless ye the Lord; praise ye Heavens, bless ye the him, and magnify him for ever. Lord; praise him, and magnify O ye Wells, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for

him for ever.

O ye Waters that are above the ever. Firmament, bless ye the Lord; O ye Seas and Floods, bless ye praise him and magnify him for the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.


O all ye Powers of the Lord, Ŏ ye Whales, and all that move bless ye the Lord; praise him, and in the Waters, bless ye the Lord; agnify him for ever. praise him, and magnify him for

ye Sun and Moon, bless ye ever. the Lord; praise him, and mag- O all ye Fowls of the Air, bless nify him for ever. ye the Lord; praise him, and magOve Stars of Heaven, bless yenify him for ever.

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BELIEVE in God the Father
Almighty, Maker of Heaven

0 ye Spirits and Souls of the and Earth;"
Righteous, bless
And in Jesus Christ his only
the Lord;
praise him, and magnify him for Son our Lord; Who was con-
ceived by the Holy Ghost, Born
O ye holy and humble Men of of the Virgin Mary, suffered under
heart, bless ye the Lord; praise Pontius Pilate, Was crucified,
him, and magnify him for ever.
dead, and buried; He descended
into Hell; The third day he rose


and Days, bless Then shall be read, in like manner, from the dead; He ascended into the second Lesson, taken out of the Heaven; And sitteth on the right

New Testament, according to the

Table or Calendar; and after that hand of God the Father Almigh-
the following Psalm.
ty; From thence he shall come to.
Jubilate Deo. Psalm c. judge the quick and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Ghost;

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ings and Clouds


O all ye Beasts and Cattle, his holy Prophets, which have bless ye the Lord; praise him, been since the world began ;


ever. That we should be saved from O ye Children of Men, bless ye our enemies, and from the hand the Lord; praise him, and mag-of all that hate us.

him ever.

let Israel bless the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for



0 ye Priests of the Lord, bless
the Lord; praise him, and
magnify him for ever.

O ye Servants of the Lord, bless
ye the Lord; praise him, and mag-
nify him for ever.

; praise him, OBE joyful in the Lord, all ye The Holy Catholic Church; The


lands; serve the Lord with communion of Saints; The forgladress, and come before his giveness of sins; The resurrection of the body, And the life h bless the Lord presence with a song. Be ye sure that the Lord he is everlasting. Amen. God, it is he that hast made us,

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T Or this.

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T'Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed, by the Minister and the People, standing: And any Churches inay omit the words, He descended into Hell, or may, instead of them, use the words, He went into the place of departed Spirits, which are considered as words of the same meaning in the Creed.


ise him, and mag people and the sheep of his pas-T BELIEVE in one God, the


Father Almighty, Maker of

en Things upes O go your way into his gates Heaven and Earth, and of all the Lord; praise with thanksgiving, and into his things visible and invisible:

courts with praise; be thankful And in one Lord Jesus Christ,

him for ever.

ess ye the Lord unto him, and speak good of his the only begotten Son of God, be

magnify him fa dame.

and all that mor ess ye the Lord magnify him f

gotten of his Father before all the Lord is gracious, his worlds; God of God, Light of

Floods, bless mercy is everlasting; and his Light, very God of very God, behim, and magruth endureth from generation gotten, not made, being of one

to generation.

substance with the Father; by Or this Hymn. whom all things were made; who for us men, and for our salvation, Benedictus. St. Luke i. 68. came down from Heaven, and BLESSED be the Lord God was incarnate by the Holy Ghost of Israel; for he hath visited of the Virgin Mary, and was made man, and was crucified also for us And hath raised up a mighty under Pontius Pilate. He suffersalvation for us in the house of ed and was buried, and the third his servant David; day he rose again, according to As he spake by the mouth of the Scriptures, and ascended into

of the Air, bles

se him, and mand redeemed his people;

Heaven, and sitteth on the right thy sight, through Jesus Chris
hand of the Father; and he shall our Lord. Amen.
come again, with glory, to judge
both the quick and the dead; whose
kingdom shall have no end.

A Prayer for the President of the Unit
ed States, and all in Civil Authority.
LORD, our heavenly Father
the high and mighty Ruler of

And I believe in the Holy Ghost. the Lord and giver of life, who pro-the universe, who dost from thy ceedeth from the Father and the throne behold all the dwellers up Son; who with the Father and the on earth; most heartily we beseech Son together is worshipped and glo- thee, with thy favour to behold and rified, who spake by the prophets. bless thy servant, The President of And I believe one Catholic and the United States, and all others in Apostolic Church. I acknowledge authority; and so replenish them one Baptism for the remission of with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, sins; and I look for the resurrec-that they may always incline to thy tion of the dead; and the life of the will, and walk in thy way: Endue world to come. Amen. them plenteously with heavenly And after that, these Prayers follow-gifts; grant them in health and pros ing, all devoutly kneeling; the Minis-perity long to live; and finally, after r this life, to attain everlasting joy and felicity, through Jesus Chris our Lord. Amen.

ter first pronouncing,
The Lord be with you;
Ans. And with thy spirit.

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T Min. Let us pray. O Lord, show thy mercy upon us; Ans. And grant us thy salvation. Min. O God, make clean our hearts within us; Ans. And take not thy Holy good and perfect gift, send down Spirit from us. upon our Bishops and other Cler Then shall follow the Collect for the Ey, and upon the Congregations day, except when the Communion Committed to their charge, the Service is read; and then the Collect healthful spirit of thy grace; and, for the day shall be omitted here. that they may truly please thee, pour upon them the continual dew GOD, who art the author of of thy blessing: Grant this, O Lord, peace and lover of concord, in for the honour of our Advocate

A Collect for Peace.

knowledge of whom standeth our and Mediator Jesus Christ. Amen. all begin


The following Prayers are to be omit
ted here, when the Litany is read.
A Prayer for the Clergy and People
ALMIGHTY and everlasting

Prayer for all Conditions of Men.
God, the Creator and Pre-
server of all mankind, we

eternal life, whose service is per- A
fect freedom; defend us, thy hum-
ble servants, in all assaults of our!
enemies; that we, surely trusting in humbly beseech thee for all sorts
thy defence, may not fear the pow-and conditions of men, that thou
er of any adversaries, through the wouldest be pleased to make thy
might of Jesus Christ our Lord. ways known unto them, thy saving
health unto all nations. More es-
pecially we pray for thy holy

TA Collect for Grace.



LORD, our heavenly Father, Church universal; that it may Almighty and everlasting so guided and governed by thy good God, who hast safely brought us to Spirit, that all who profess and the beginning of this day; defend call themselves Christians, may us in the same with thy mighty led into the way of truth, and hold power, and grant that this day we the faith in unity of Spirit, in the fall into no sin, neither run into bond of peace, and in righteousness any kind of danger; but that all of life. Finally, we commend to our doings, being ordered by thy thy Fatherly goodness, all thos governance, may be righteous inlwho are any ways afflicted or dis

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tressed in mind, body, or estate; service, and by walking before thee
that it may please thee to comfort in holiness and righteousness all
and relieve them, according to their our days, through Jesus Christ our
several necessities; giving them Lord; to whom, with thee and the
patience under their sufferings, and Holy Ghost, be all honour and glo-
a happy issue out of all their afflic-ry world without end. Amen.
tions: And this we beg for Jesus
Christ's sake. Amen.
A Prayer of St. Chrysostom.

A General Thanksgiving.

ALMIGHTY God, who hast given us grace at this time, ALMIGHTY God, Father of all with one accord to make our commercies, we, thine unworthy mon supplications unto thee; and servants, do give thee most humble dost promise that when two or and hearty thanks for all thy good-three are gathered together in thy ness and loving kindness to us and name, thou wilt grant their reto all men. We bless thee for our quests; fulfil now, O Lord, the decreation, preservation, and all the sires and petitions of thy servants, blessings of this life; but above all, as may be most expedient for for thine inestimable love in the re-them; granting us in this world demption of the world by our Lord knowledge of thy truth, and in the Jesus Christ; for the means of grace, world to come life everlasting. and for the hope of glory. And we Amen. Cbeseech thee, give us that due sense


2 Cor. xiii. 14.

of all thy mercies, that our hearts THE bemay be unfeignedly thankful, and

grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God,


that we may show forth thy praise, and the fellowship of the Holy Pe not only with our lips, but in our Ghost, be with us all evermore. lives; by giving up ourselves to thy Amen.

Here endeth the order of Morning Prayer.

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THE Lord is in his holy temple; away from his wickedness that he
let all the earth keep silence hath committed, and doeth that
before him. Hab. ii. 20.
which is lawful and right, he shall
From the rising of the sun even save his soul alive. Ezek. xviii. 27.
unto the going down of the same, I acknowledge my transgres-
my name shall be great among thelsions; and my sin is ever before
Gentiles; and in every place incense me. Psal. li. 3.


shall be offered unto my name, and Hide thy face from my sins; and
pure offering: for my name shall blot out all mine iniquities. Psal.
be great among the heathen, saith li. 9.
The Lord of hosts. Mal. i. 11.


The sacrifices of God are a broken Let the words of my mouth, and spirit; a broken and a contri.e the meditation of my heart, be al- heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. way, acceptable in thy sight, O Psal. li. 17. Lord, my strength and my Redeem- Rend your heart and not your r. Psal. xix. 14. garments, and turn unto the Lord When the wicked man turneth your God; for he is gracious and

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The Minister shall begin the Evening Prayer, by reading one or more of the following Sentences of Scripture.

merciful, slow to anger, and of cessary, as well for the body as the great kindness, and repenteth him soul. Wherefore, I pray and beof the evil. Joel ii. 13. seech you, as many as are here To the Lord our God belong present, to accompany me, with a mercies and forgivenesses, though pure heart and humble voice, unto we have rebelled against him; the throne of the heavenly grace, neither have we obeyed the voice of saying

the Lord our God, to walk in his A General Confession, to be said by laws which he set before us. Dan. the whole Congregation after the Mi ix. 9, 10. nister, all kneeling..

ALMIGHTY and most mercifu

O Lord, correct me, but with judgment; not in thine anger, lest Father; We have erred and thou bring me to nothing. Jer. x. strayed from thy ways like lost 24. Psal. vi. 1. sheep. We have followed too Repent ye; for the kingdom of much the devices and desires of our heaven is at hand. St. Matt. iii. 2. own hearts. We have offended

I will arise, and go to my father, against thy holy laws. We have and will say unto him; Father, I left undone those things which we have sinned against heaven, and ought to have done; And we have before thee, and am no more wor-done those things which we ought thy to be called thy son. St. Luke not to have done: And there is no xv. 18, 19. health in us. But thou, O Lord, e Enter not into judgment with have mercy upon us, miserable of thy servant, O Lord; for in thy fenders. Spare thou those, O God, sight shall no man living be justí- who confess their faults. Restore fied. Psal. cxliii. 2. thou those who are penitent; AcIf we say that we have no sin, we cording to thy promises declared deceive ourselves, and the truth is unto mankind, in Christ Jesus ou not in us ; but if we confess our Lord. And grant, O most mercisins, God is faithful and just to for-ful Father, for his sake; That we give us our sins, and to cleanse us may hereafter live a godly, rightfrom all unrighteousness. 1 John i. eous, and sober life; To the glory 6, 9. of thy holy name. Amen.


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Then the Minister shall say,

DEARLY beloved brethren, the scripture moveth us in sundry places, to acknowledge and confess our manifold sins and wicked- ALMIGHTY God, the Father of ness, and that we should not dis- our Lord Jesus Christ, who desemble nor cloak them before the sireth not the death of a sinner, but face of Almighty God, our heaven-rather that he may turn from his ly Father, but confess them with an wickedness and live, hath given humble, lowly, penitent, and obe- power and commandment to his dient heart; to the end that we may ministers to declare and pronounce obtain forgiveness of the same, by to his people, being penitent, the his infinite goodness and mercy. Absolution and Remission of their And although we ought, at all times, sins. He pardoneth and absolveth humbly to acknowledge our sins all those who truly repent, and unbefore God; yet ought we chiefly feignedly believe his holy Gospel. so to do, when we assemble and Wherefore, let us beseech him to meet together, to render thanks for grant us true repentance, and his the great benefits that we have re- Holy Spirit; that those things may ceived at his hands, to set forth his please him which we do at this most worthy praise, to hear his present, and that the rest of our life most holy word, and to ask those hereafter may be pure and holy; so things which are requisite and no-that at the last we may come to his

The Declaration of Absolution, or t
Remission of Sins, to be made by the
Priest alone, standing; the People
still kneeling.

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