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SOLO TREBLE. 72. The law of thy mouth is dearer unto me : than thousands of gold and silver.
VERSE, TWO TREBLES. 103. O how sweet are thy words unto my throat: yea, sweeter than honey unto my mouth!
FULL, FOUR VOICES. 142. Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness : and thy law is the truth.
143. Trouble and heaviness have taken hold upon me : yet is my delight in thy commandments.
SOLO TREBLE. . 216.
PSALM. CI., 1.-My song shall be of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O Lord, will I sing.
2. O let me have understanding : in the way of godliness.
3. When wilt thou come unto me: I will walk in my house with a perfect heart.
PSALM CVIII., 3.- I will give thanks unto thee, O Lord, among the people : I will sing praises unto thee among the nations.
4. For thy mercy is greater than the heavens : and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds.
VERSE, TWO TREBLES; AND FULL. 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.
PSALM XXXIII. VERSE, COUNTER TENOR, AND
1. Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous : for it becometh well the just to be thankful.
SOLO COUNTER TENOR. 2. Praise the Lord with harp : sing praises unto him with the lute, and instrument of ten strings.
SOLO BASS AND FULL. 3. Sing unto the Lord a new song ; sing praises cheerfully unto him with a good courage.
VERSE, COUNTER TENOR, AND BASS. 4. For the word of the Lord is true : and all his works are faithful.
FULL. 5. He loveth righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the Lord. Amen.
VERSE, COUNTER TENOR, TENOR, AND BASS. 218.
ISAIAH XLIX., 13.-Sing, o heavens, and be joyful O earth ; break forth into singing, O moun
tains : for the Lord hath comforted his people, and will have mercy on his afflicted.
FULL. Sing, O heavens, &c.
SOLO BASS. 14. Let not Sion say, the Lord hath forsaken me, and the Lord hath forgotten me.
COUNTER TENOR AND TENOR. ISAIAH LV., 7.-Return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon you, and to your God, for he will abundantly pardon.
VERSE, COUNTER TENOR, TENOR, AND BASS.
ISAIAH XXX., 18.-Therefore will the Lord wait that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you : for the Lord is a God of judgment; blessed are they that wait for his salvation.
FULL, FOUR VOICES. ISAIAH XLIX., 13.—Break forth into singing, O mountains : for the Lord hath comforted his people, and will have mercy on his afflicted.
PSALM XXIII. VERSE, TREBLE OR TENOR,
AND BASS. 219.
1. The Lord is my shepherd : therefore can I lack nothing.
2. He shall feed me in a green pasture: and lead me forth beside the waters of comfort.
SOLO, TREBLE, OR TENOR. 3. He shall convert my soul : and bring me forth in the paths of righteousness, for his name's sake.
SOLO BASS. 4. 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.
TREBLE OR TENOR, AND BASS. 5. 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.
VERSE, TWO VOICES, AND FULL. 6. 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. Amen.
FULL, FOUR VOICES.
1. Why do the heathen so furiously rage together: and why do the people imagine a vain thing ?
2. The kings of the earth stand up, and the rulers take counsel together : against the Lord, and against his Anointed.
3. Let us break their bonds asunder : and cast away their cords from us.
VERSE, TWO TREBLES. 4. He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh them to scorn : the Lord shall have them in derision.
FULL, FOUR VOICES. 5. Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath : and vex them in his sore displeasure.
6. Yet have I set my King : upon my holy hill of Sion.
ISAIAH LXIII. VERSE, THREE VOICES ; AND
1. Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? This that is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength ? I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save.
2. Wherefore art thou red in thine apparel, and thy garments like him that treadeth in the wine-fat ?
SOLO BASS. 3. I have trodden the wine-press alone, and of the people there was none with me : for I will tread them in mine anger, and their blood shall be sprinkled upon my garments.
4. For the day of vengeance is in my heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.
5. And I looked, and there was none to help ; and I wondered there was none to uphold: therefore mine own arm brought salvation, and my fury it upheld me.
6. And I will tread the people in mine anger,