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My mouth shall speak of thy praise, O Lord: and let all flesh give thanks unto thy holy Name for ever.

My mouth, &c. Amen.

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Psal. XLIV.

1. "W7E nave heard with our ears, Q

V V God, and our fathers have told us: of the mighty works, that thou hast done in their time of old.

2. How thou didst drive out the heathen writh. thy hand, and plant them in.

3. For they gat not the land by their Qw© sword: it was not their own arm that helped them. -. ...

4. But it was thy right hand, thine arm, and the light of thy countenance.

c. Thou art my king, O Gop: fend help unto 'Jacob.

6. Through thee will we overthrow our enemies: and in thy Name will we tread them down that rife up against us.


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1. /^~\ Lord God of our salvation, we

have cried day and night before thee: O let our prayer enter into thy presence, incline thine ear unto our calling.

2. For our soul is full of trouble: and our life draweth nigh to hell.

5. Thou hast laid us in the lowest pit: in a place of darkness, and in the deep.

Dan. ix. 17. Now therefore, O Lord, hear the prayer of thy servants, and our

18. supplication: Lord open thine eyes and behold our desolation: for we do not present our supplications to thee, trusting

, in our own righteousness, but in confidence of thy tender mercies.

19.O Lord, hear, O Lord, forgive: defer not for thine own sake, O God.

Psal. XLVI.

1. OD is our hope and strength: a Vjs very present help in trouble.

2. Therefore will we not fear, tho' the earth be moved: into the midst of the sea.

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3. Tho' the waters rage and swell: tho' the mountains quake at the tempest of the same.

4. The rivers of the floods thereof shall make glad the city of God.

5. God is in the midst of her, therefore she shall not be remov'd.

6. The heathen make much ado, the kingdoms of the earth are troubled : but God hath shewed his voice, and the earth shall melt away.

1. God is our, &c.


1. Praise the Lord, all ye heathen: V^/ praise him, all ye nations.

2. .For his merciful kindness is evermore and more towards us: and the truth of the Lord endureth for ever.

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By Dr. William Croft, Organist, Composer, and Master of the Children of the Chapel Royal to, Q^jlnne, and to his late Majesty, and Organist- of St. Peter's, Westminster.

PsAl. LXI,

Lord, grajft the kjfig a long life.

7., ^fe shall dwell before Qod for eyeif: O fjrepafe th^ loving mercy and faithfulness^ that they may preserve hftru Ps Al. cxxxii. 19. A$ for his enemies, cloath mern with shgme: but upon himself let his crown flo.urim. Amen,


PsAl. VI.

1. /"*\ Lord, rebuke me not in thine V^/ indignation: neither chasten me in thy displeasure.

2, Have mercy upon me, Olord, for I am weak: O Lord, heal me, for my bones are vexed.

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3. My soul also is sore troubled: but, Lord, how long wilt thou punish me?

4. Turn thee, O Lord, and deliver my ibnl: O save me for thy mercy's fake. Amen.



g, TT TE will rejoice in thy Mvation: VV and triumph in the Name of the Lord our God.

tf. Now know I, that the Lord helpeth his anointed, and will hear him from his holy heaven: even with the saving strength of his right hand.

7. Some put their trust m chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the Name of the Lord our God.


1. f~\ Lord God of my salvation, I have

cried day and night before thee: O let my prayer enter into thy presence, incline thine ear unto my calling.

2. For my soul is full of trouble: my life draweth nigh unto hell.

13. Unto thee have I cried, O Lord: and early shall my prayer come before thee. Amen.

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