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Portio mea, Domine. THOU art my portion, O Lord : I have I promised to keep thy law. 58 I made my humble petition in thy presence with my whole heart : ( be merciful unto me, according to thy word. - 59 I called mine own ways to remembrance : and turned my feet unto thy testimonies.

60 I made haste, and prolonged not the time : to keep thy commandments.

61 The congregations of the ungodly have robbed me : but I have not forgotten thy

62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee : because of thy righteous judgements.

63 I am a companion of all them that fear thee : and keep thy commandments.

64 The earth, O Lord, is full of thy mercy: O teach me thy statutes.

Bonitatem fecisti.
Lord, thou hast dealt graciously with

thy servant : according unto thy word. 66 Ólearn me true understanding and knowledge : for I have believed thy commandments.

67 Before I was troubled, I went wrong : but now have I kept thy word. - 68 Thou art good and gracious : 0 teach me thy statutes.

69 The proud' have imagined a lie against me : but I will keep thy commandments with my whole heart.

30 Their heart is as fat as brawn : but my delight hath been in thy law.

71 It is good for me that I have been in trouble : that I may learn thy statutes.

72 The law of thy mouth is dearer unto me :: than thousands of gold and silver.

Evening Prayer.

Manus tuæ fecerunt me. THY hands have made me and fashioned

I me : 0 give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.

74 They that fear thee will be glad when they see me : because I have put my trust in thy word.

75 I know, O Lord, that thy judgements are right : and that thou of very faithfulness hast caused me to be troubled.

76 O let thy merciful kindness be my comfort : according to thy word unto thy servant.

77 O let thy loving mercies come unto me, that I may live : for thy law is my delight.

78. Let the proud be confounded, for they go wickedly about to destroy me : but I will be occupied in thy commandments.

79 Let such as fear thee, and have known thy testimonies : be turned unto me.

80 O let my heart be sound in thy statutes : that I be not ashamed.

Defecit anima mea. M Y soul hath longed for thy salvation : 11 and I have a good hope because of thy word.

82 Mine eyes long sore for thy word : saying, () when wilt thou comfort me?

83 For I am become like a bottle in the smoke : yet do I not forget thy statutes.

84 How many are the days of thy servant : when wilt thou be avenged of them that persecute me?

85 The proud have digged pits for me : which are not after thy law.

86 All thy commandments are true : they persecute me falsly; O be thou my help.

87 They had almost made an end of me upon earth': but I forsook not thy commandments.

88 O quicken me after thy loving-kindness : and so shall I keep the testimonies of thy

mouth.

In æternum, Domine.
Lord, thy word : endureth for ever in

heaven. 90 Thy truth also remaineth from one generation to another : thou hast laid the foundation of the earth, and it abideth.

91 They continue this day according to thine ordinance : for all things serve thee. ;

92 If my delight had not been in thy law : I should have perished in my trouble.

93 I will never forget thy commandments : for with them thou hast quickened me.

94 I am thine, O save me : for I have sought thy commandments,

95 The ungodly laid wait for me to destroy me : but I will consider thy testimonies,

96 I see that all things come to an end : but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

Quomodo dilexi ! I ORD, what love have I unto thy law :|

all the day long is my study in it. 98 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies : for they are ever with me.

99 I have more understanding than my teachers : for thy testimonies are my study.

100 I am wiser than the aged : because I keep thy commandments.

101 I have refrained my feet from every evil way : that I may keep thy word.

102 I have not shrunk from thy judgements : for thou teachest me.

103 O how sweet are thy words unto my throat : yea, sweeter than honey unto my mouth.

104 Through thy commandments I get understanding : therefore I hate all evil ways.

: Morning Prayer.

Lucerna pedibus meis. THY word is a lantern unto my feet : and 1 a light unto my paths. 106 I have sworn, and am stedfastly purposed : to keep thy righteous judgements.

107 I am troubled above measure : quicken me, O Lord, according to thy word.

108 Let the free-will offerings of my mouth please thee, O Lord ; and teach me thy judgements.

109 My soul is alway in my hand : yet do I not forget thy law."

110 The ungodly have laid a snare for me : but yet I swerved not from thy commandments.

111 Thy testimonies have I claimed as mine heritage for ever : and why? they are the very joy of my heart.

112 I have applied my heart to fulfil thy statutes alway : even unto the end.

Iniquos odio habui. | Hate them that imagine evil things : but I thy law do I love.

114 Thou art my defence and shield : and my trust is in thy word.

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