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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.



Altered from the Italian of Palestrina,

E have heard with our ears, 0

GOD, and our fathers have told uş: of the mighty works, that thou haft

done in their time of old. 2. How thou didst drive out the heathen

with thy hand, and plant them in. 3. For they gat not the land by their own

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. 5.

Thou art my king, O GOD: send help

unto Jacob. 6. Through thee will we overthrow our ene

mies: and in thy Name will we tread them down that rise up against us.


Altered from the Latin of Palestrina.


Lord God of our salvation, we

have cried day and night before thee: O let our prayer enter into thy pre

sence, 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. fupplication: LORD open thine eyes

and behold our desolation: for we do not present our supplications to thee, trusting in our own righteousness, but in confi

dence of thy tender mercies. 19. O LORD, hear, O Lord, forgive :

defer not for thine own fake, O God.


Psal. XLVI.
OD is our hope and strength : a

very present help in trouble. 2. Therefore will we not fear, tho' the earth

be moved: into the midst of the sea.

3. Tho'


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.

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1. Praise the LORD, all ye

heathen praise him, all ye nations. 2. For his merciful kindness is ever more

and more towards us : and the truth of

the Lord endureth for ever. 1. O praise the, &c.

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By Dr. WILLIAM CROFT, Organist,

Composer, and Master of the Children of the Chapel Royal to, Q. Anne, and to his late. Majesty, and Organist of St. Peter's, Westminster.


Psal. LXI. LORD, grant the king a long life. 7.

He laall dwell before

God for ever : O prepare thy loving mercy and faithfulness, that they

may preserve him. Psal. cxxxii. 19. As for his enemies, cloath them with shame: but


himself let his crown flourish, Amen.




LORD, rebuke me not in thine

indignation : neither chasten me in thy displeasure. 2. Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I

am weak: O LORD, heal me, for my bones are vexed.

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3. My soul also is fore troubled : but,

LORD, how long wilt thou punish me? 4. Turn thee, O LORD, and deliver my

soul : O save me for thy mercy's fake. Amen.



E will rejoice in thy falvation :

and triumph in the Name of the LORD our God. 6. 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 in chariots, and

some in horses : but we will remember the Name of the LORD our God.

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2. For

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.

soul is full of trouble : my life draweth nigh unto hell. íg. Unto thee have I cried, O LORD: and early shall my prayer come before thee. Amen.


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