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VERSE, TWO TREBLES. 7. For man walketh in a vain shadow, and disquieteth himself in vain : he heapeth up riches, and cannot tell who shall gather them.

FULL, FOUR Voices. 8. And now, Lord, what is my hope : truly my hope is even in thee.

13. Hear my prayer, O Lord, and with thine ears consider my calling : hold not thy peace at my tears.

15. O spare me a little, that I may recover my strength : before I go hence, and be no more : seen.



1. Let God arise, and let his enemies be scattered.

2. Like as smoke vanisheth, as wax melteth at the fire, so let them perish and be driven away.

SOLO BASS. 7. O God! when thou wentest forth,

8. The earth shook, and the heavens dropped at the presence of God, even the God of Israel.

TWO COUNTER TENORS AND BASS. 32. Sing unto God, ye kingdoms of the earth : O sing praises unto the Lord.

20. Sing praises unto him who is the God of our salvation.

SOLO COUNTER TENOR. 5. He is a father of the fatherless : 6. He bringeth the prisoners out of captivity.

FULL, FOUR VOICES. 24. Blessed be God, Hallelujah. Greene.




PSALM XLII., 1.-Like as the hart desires the water-brooks: so panteth my soul after thee, O God.

2. My soul is athirst for God, yea, even for the living God: when shall I come to appear before the presence of God ?

SOLO TREBLE. 8. My God, my soul is vexed within me: therefore will I remember thee.

11. I will say unto the God of my strength : why hast thou forgotten me.

TWO TREBLES. PSALM XLIII., 3.-0 send out thy light and thy truth, that they may lead me: and bring me to thy holy hill, and to thy dwelling.

4. Even unto the altar of God: the God of my joy and gladness.

FULL, FOUR Voices. 5. Why art thou so vexed, O my soul: and why art thou so disquieted within me.

6. O put thy trust in God: which is the help of my countenance, and my God. Greene.


PSALM XXII., 1.—My God, my God, look upon me : why hast thou forsaken me? and art so far from my health, and from the words of my complaint ?

RECITATIVE, TENOR. 2. O my God, I cry in the day-time; but thou hearest not, and in the night-season also I take no rest.

3. And thou continuest holy : 0 thou worship of Israel!

7. All they that see me laugh me to scorn ; they shoot out their lips, and shake their heads, saying,

FULL. 8. He trusted in God, that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, if he will have him.

SOLO TENOR. 14. I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart also in the midst of my body is even like melting wax.

17. They pierced my hands and my feet; I may tell all my bones : they stand staring and looking upon me.

18. They part my garments among them : and cast lots upon my vesture.

SOLO TENOR; AND FULL, FIVE VOICES. PSALM XXXVIII., 21.—But be not thou far from me, O Lord.

22. Haste thee to help me : O Lord God of my salvation.



TENOR. 240.

1. O God, thou art my God: early will I seek thee.

2. My soul thirsteth for thee: my flesh also longeth after thee in a barren and dry land where no water is.

3. Thus have I looked for thee in holiness : that I might behold thy power and glory.

SOLO BASS. 4. For thy loving-kindness is better than life itself: my lips shall praise thee.

5. As long as I live will I magnify thee on this manner : and lift up my hands in thy name.

SOLO COUNTER TENOR. 8. Because thou hast been 'my helper : therefore under the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.




1. O God of my righteousness, hear me when I call: thou hast set me at liberty when I was in trouble; have mercy upon me, and hearken unto my prayer.

SOLO TENOR. 2. O ye sons of men, how long will ye blas

phene mine honour : and have pleasure in vanity?

3. Know this, the Lord hath chosen to himself the man that is godly.

SOLO TREBLE. 9. I will lay me down in peace, and take my rest : for it is thou, O Lord, that makest me to dwell in safety.

FULL, FOUR VOICES. 5. Offer the sacrifice of righteousness.

4, 5. Stand in awe, and sin not : and put your trust in the Lord.



PSALM CXLVIII., 1.–O praise the Lord of heaven: praise him in the height.

2. Praise him, all ye angels of his : praise him, all his host.

3. Praise him, sun and moon : praise him, all ye stars and light.

4. Praise him, all ye heavens : and ye waters that are above the heavens.

5. Let every thing that hath breath, praise the name of the Lord : for he spake, and they were made ; he commanded, and they were created.

PSALM CL., 6.—Let every thing that hath breath, praise the Lord. Amen.


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