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Psalm 147: (

The 2nd Cantor alone chants the first. half of the first verse of the 4th Psalm using this Tone, including the intonation. notes (within the first set of brackets therein): (, Praise the Lord, 0 Jer- i u-sa-Iem; *

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the Quire completes the verse:

Praise Thy God, ~ 0 Sy-on.

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei. the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

For He hath strengthen-ed the bars of i thy gates; * He hath bless-ed thy sons

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He bringeth peace up-on thy i bor-ders, * and with the fatness of the wheat ~ He fiU-eth thee. , .....

He sendeth His say-ing un- T to the Earth;'" right swift-Iy riin- J,. neth His

Word. ,

He glv-eth His T snow like wool; * the mist He sprtnk-leth ~ like ash-es. He hurleth His lee like i mor-sels. ,., Who shall stand ~ he-fore His cold?

He shall send forth His Word and i melt them; * His wind shall blow and the wat- ~ ers shall flow.

He decIareth His Word un-to i Ja-cob; ,., His statutes am! judg-ments ~ to Is-ra-el.

He hath not dealt so with ev-'ry T na-tion,. * nor hath He shown His jiidg- J, ments un-to them.

Glory be to the Fath-er, and i to the It Son, * and to ~ the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both now and i ev-er, * and unto the ages of a- J, ges. A-men.

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"0 Mi-ehael, Guar-di-an of the Heav-ens, be re-cep-tive of our voic-es."

Vesper s are then continued as given on p. W 481.

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The Antiphons and Psalms on Sunday Evening

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Son do the Heav-en-ly cit-iz-ens praise;

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Psalm 109: /'

The 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 1st Psalm, using this Tone J including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

The Lord said. un-to t My Lord: *

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei. the Quire completes the, verse:

"Sit Thou t at My Right Hand,

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

"Until I make Thine en- tern-res * the Foot- t stool of Thy Feet.

"A sceptre of power shall the Lord send unto Thee out of J, Sy-on; * rule Thou in the midst t of Thine en-em-ies.

A "With Thee is dominion in the day of Thy power, in the splen-dour Of t Thy

Saints; * from the womb before the morning star hive t I be-got-ten Thee."

The Lord hath sworn and will not L re-pent: * "Thou art a Priest for ever,

after the order t Of Mel-chis-ed-ek." .

The Lordat Thy t Right Hand * hath broken kings in the t diy of His wrath. ..

He shall judge among the nations, He shall fill them with dead J. bod-res; * He

shall crush the heads of min- ,j, y up-on the Earth.

He shall drink of the brook in t the way; * therefore shill ,j, He lift up His Head. Glory be to the Fath-er, and to t the III Son, * and t to the Ho-ly Ghost.

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Psalm 110:

The 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 2nd Psalm, using this same Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

I will con-fess Thee, 0 Lord, with my T whole heart *

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in the council of the upright and in the

con- J, greg-a-tlon. ,

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei: the Quire chants the entire next verse

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Great are the works i Of the LOrd, * sought out in all the things ,t that He hath wiU'd. Confession and maj-es-ty i are/His work, * and His righteousness abideth unto

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, He made ~ remembrance of His won-drous' deeds; t M~rciful and

Com-pas-sion-ate i is the Lords * He hath given food to them J, that fear Him.

He will be Mindful for ever Of His i Cov-en-ant; * the power of His works

hath He declared un-to J, His pe6-pH~, ,

That He may give them the inheritance Of the T na-tions; '* the works of His ;:

Hands are Truth J, and judg-ment. I

Faithful are all His com-mand-ments, t confirmed unto a-ges of

T a-ges, * made in Truth and J up-right-ness. I

He hath sent redemption un-to His i peo-ple; * He hath enjoined His Cov-en-ant J, for ev-er.

, Ho}y and Ter-rfb-le T is His Name; '* the fear of the Lord is the be-gin- J, ning of Wis-dom.

And all they that foster this have a good un-der- i stand-jug; * His praise

abideth unto a-ges J, of a-ges. .

Glory be to the Fath-er, and i t6 the + Son, * and to J, the H6-ly Ghost.

As jt ~as in the beginning, both now arid i ev-er, * and unto the ages of a- J, ges. A-men.

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Psalm 111:

The 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first vers of the 3rd Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

Bless-ed is the man that i f'ear-eth the Lord; :I< ~

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side Q[ the Quire completes the verse:

.., tn His commandments -shall .he 1. great-ly

de-light.

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side Q[ the Quire chants 'the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

His seed shall be i migh-ty up-on ' the Earth;:I< the generation of the upright

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.... Glory and riches i shall be in his house, * and his righteousness abideth unto

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There hath risen jip in darkness a i light for the up-right; * he is merciful and

compassion- 1. ate and righ-teolls., , ,

A good man is he that is compassionate and len-deth; t he shall order his t

i words with judg-ment; :I< for he shall remain un-sha- 1. ken for ev-er. '

In eyerlastlng remembrance i shall the righ-teous be; * he shall not be afraid o;f

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His heart is ready to hope in the Lord; this i Aheart is es-tab-lish-ed; * he shall not be afraid, until he look down up- 1. on his en-em-ies.

He hath disper-sed, he hath given to the poor, t his righteousness abideth unto i a-ges of a-ges; * his horn shall be ex-a It- 1. ed with glor-Y.

The sinner shall see and_ be ang-er-ed, t Ije shall gnash with his i teeth and

melt a-way; :I< the desire of the sin- 1. ner shall per-ish. .

Glory be to the T Fath-er, and t6 the III Son" * and 1. to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As,it was in the beginning, both i now and ev-er,:I< and unto the ages of 1. a-ges. A-men.

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High-est praise, sweet-est mel - o-dy,

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Psalm 112:

The 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 4th Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

Praise the Lord, 0 ye i ser-vants: *

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side et: the Quire completes the verse: praise ye the Name 1 of the Lord.

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side Q[_ the Quire chants t-he entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

Bless-ed be the Name of T the Lord,' * from henceforth and 1 for ev-er-more. From the elslng, of the Sun unto the go-ing down i o( the same, * the Name of

.... the Lord is to 1 be prais-ed. . .

High above all the na-tions T is the Lord, * above the Heavens is 1 His Glor-Y. Who is like unto the Lord Our God, Who dwell-eth i on High, * and looketh

down on things that are lowly, in Heav-en 1 and' on the Earth? /i

Who raiseth up the poor man i from the Earth, * and from the dunghill lifteth i

up 1 the pau-per, ,

That He may seat him with T prin-ces, * with the princes Of I Hls peo-ple, Who maketh the barren woman to dwell in i a house * and 'be a mother rejoicing 0- 1 ver chil-dren.

Glory be to the T Fath-er, and to the ... Son, :I< and to 1 the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both now and T ev-er, * and unto the ages of a- 1 ges. A-men.

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Vespers now continue as given on p . W 481.

Antiphons and Psalms for Vespers on Monday Evening

Then the 1st Cantor alone begins chanting the lst Antiphon:

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Psalm 113:

The 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the lst Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within. the first set of brackets therein):

When Is-ra-el went out of ~ E-gypt, *

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei. the Quire completes the verse:

and the House of Jacob from among a

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And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the_ Quire chants the entire next verse

(omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating th.§ versesthereafter:

Judea-a became His Sanc-tu- J, ar-y, * Isra-el J, His do-min-ion. The sea be-held J, and fled; * J, Jor-dan turn-ed bj_ck.

The moun-tains skipp'd J, like rams, * and the J, hills like lambs of flocks.

What "'aileth thee, 0 sea, that -thou ~ fled-dest, * and thou Jordan, that J, thou

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Ye mountains, that ye sklpp'd ~ like rams. * and ye ~ hills like lambs of flocks? At the Presence of the Lord the Earth was ~ sha-ken, * at the Presence of the ~ God of Ja-cob,

Who turneth . the rock into pools of J, wat-ers, * and the precipice into jI

f'onn- 1. tains of wat-ers.

Not unto us, 0 Lord, not un- ~ to us, * but unto Thy ~ Name give glor-y~ /' For Thy mer-cy and J, Thy Truth *-Iest haply the heathen say: J, "Where is Their GOd?" But Our God is in Heav-en and J, on Earth; * all things soever He J, hath will'd,

He hath done.

The idols of the nations are of sil-ver J, and gold, * the works J, of the hands of

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They have a mouth, but shall J, not speak; * eyes have they, J, and shall not seiL Ears have they, and shall J, not hear; * noses have they, J, and shall not smell. Hands they have, and shall not feel; t· feet have they, and shall J, not

walk; * they shall make J, no sound in their throat.

Let those that make them be-come like tin- J, to them, * and all that J, put their trust in them. . r:

The House of Isra-el hath ho-ped in J, the Lord; * Their Helper and '",

De- J, fen-der is He. ,

The House of Aaron hath ho-ped in J, the Lord; * Their Helper and De- J, fen-der is He.

They that fear the Lord have ho-ped in J, the Lord; * Their Helper and De- J, fen-der is He.

The Lord, Being Mind-ful J, of u~ * J, (') hath bless-ed us. ,

He hath bless-ed the House of Is- J, ra-el; * He hath bless-ed the J, House of

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He hath bless-ed themthat fear J, the Lord, * the ~ lit-tie, with the great. The Lord grant you J, in-crease * to you and 1. to your chil-dren.

Ye are bless-ed Of J, the Lord * Who made J, Heav-en and the Earth.

The Heaven of Heaven be-Iong-eth to J, the Lord, * but the Earth He gave

un- J, to the sons of men. _ ,

Not the dead shall praise Thee, J, 0 Lord, * nor any that go J, down to Ha-des. But we the liv-ing will bless J, the Lord, * from henceforth J, and for ev-er-more.

Glory be to the Fath-er, and to J, the + Son, * and J, to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As, it was in the beginning, both now and J, ev-er, * and unto the ages of J, a-ges. A-men.

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The 2nd Cantor alone begins chanting the 2nd Antiphon:

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Psalm 114:

The 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 2nd Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

I am fill-ed with love, for the 1 Lord- will hear *

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ut.tbs Quire completes the verse:

- the voice of my sup- ~ plic-a-tion:

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei. the Quire chants the entire next verse

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For He hath in-di-ned His Ear 1 un-to me, * and in my days will I call ~ up-on Him. The pangs of death have en-T com-pass'd me; '" the perils of Ha-des J, have found me. Tribulation and sOC-row T have I foUnd, * and I called upon th,e Name J, of the LOrd. o Lord, deliver my soul; t Merciful is the Lord and 1 Righ-teous, * and Our

God J, hath mer-cy. ,

The Lord pre-ser-veth the 1 in-fants; * I was brought low and ~ He sa-ved me.

, R;turn, O m~ soul, un- 1 to thy rest; * for the Lord hath dealt bountifiil- t ly

with thee. .

For H~ hajh delivered my soul from death, t mine eyes T fro", tears, * and my

feet J from sli-ding. , '"

I will be well-pleas-ing be- 1 fore the Ldrd " in the land of J.. the liv-ing. Glory be to the Fath-er, and T to the + Son, * and to J.. the Ho-ly Ghost.

As jt was in the beginning, both now and i ev-er, :I< and unto the ages of a- J.. ges. A-men.

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Psalms 115 and 116:

The 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the combination of the 3rd and 4th Psalms, using this same Tone, including the intonation notes (within the

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I be-liev-ed, i where-fore I spake; *

Then, only the 1st Cemtor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse:

I was hum- 1, bled ex-ceed-Ing-ly.

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei: the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses tbereafter:

As for me, I i said in mine ec-sta-sy: * "Every man 1, is a ll-ar,"

What shall I i ren-der un-to (he Lord, * for all that He hath ren- 1- der-ed

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I will take the i Cup of sal'::"va-tion, * and I will call upon the 1. Name of the Lord. My vows unto the 'Lord will I pay in the presence of i all His peo-ple; * precious jn the Sight of the Lord is the 1. death of His Saints.

o ~Lord, i I am Thy ser-vant; * I am Thy servant and the son 1, of Thy jJ

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Thou hast broken my bonds as-un-der; t I will sacrifice a sacri- i fice of

praise un-to Thee, * and I will call upon the 1, Name of the Lord. I,

My vows unto the Lord will I pay in the presence of i all His peo-ple; * in the Courts of the House of the Lord, in the midst of thee, 1, 0 Jer-u-sa-ldm.

o praise the Lord, i all ye na-lions; * praise Him, 1, all ye peo-ples.

For He hath made His mercy T to pre-vail o-ver us, * and the Truth of the Lord a-bi- 1, deth for ev-er.

Glory be to the i Fath-er, and to the It Son, * and 1. to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As,it was in the beginning, both i now and ev-er, * and unto the ages of 1, a-ges. A-men.

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Psalm 128:

The 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 5th Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

"Man-y a time have they warred a-gainst me i from my youth," Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse:

= let Is-ra- J, el now say,

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei: the' Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

"Many a time have they warred a-gainst me i from my youth, * and yet they

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have not pre-vail-ed J, a-gainst mil. .

".. "The sinners wrought .up- T on my back; * they lengthened out their

J, in-i-quit-y. /'

"The Lord is Righteous; He hath cut asunder the necks of i sin-ners; * let them be put to shame and turned back, all they that J,' hate S5'-on'l

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"Let them be ·as the grass up-on the i house-tops * which before it is plucked I

up is with-er- J, ed a-way.

"Wherefore the reaper fill-eth .t not his hand, * nor he that gathereth sheavJs

J, his bos-om. ~

"Nor have they that passed by said: 'The blessing of the Lord come up- T on you; * we have blessed you in the Name J, of the Lord.' "

Glory be to the Fath-er, and i to the ... Son, * and to J, the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both now and i ev-er, * and unto the ages of a- J, ges. A -men,

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Vespers now continue as given on p, W 481,

Antiphons and Psalms for Vespers on Tuesday Evening

Then the 1st Cantor alone begins chanting the 1st Antiphon:

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The Most High-est King's.

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Whom Cher-u-bim and Ser-a-phim ceas-less-ly pro-claim: "Ho- Iy."

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Psalm 129.-

The 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of. the first verse of the l st Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brqckets therein):

Out of the depths have I cried fin-to Thee, .,[, 0 Lord; *

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse: .,[, () Lord, hear my voice. ,

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

.... Let Tliine Eirs be At- .,[, ten-tf ve * to the voice of my J; sup-plic-a-tion.

If Thou shouldest mark in_:i-quit-ies, J, 6 Lord; * J, 6 Lord, who shall stand? For with Thee there is for- .,[, give-ness, * for Thy Name's sake have I patiently

waited .,[, for Thee, 6 Lord. i'

My soul hath waited pa-tient-ly for t Thy Word; * my soiil .,[, hath hoped in the

Lord. I,

From the morning witch un- J, til night, * from the morning watch let Isra- .,[, el hope in the Lord.

For with the Lord there is J, mer-cy, * and with Him is plent-e+] ous

re-demp-tion.

And He shill re-deem Is- .,[, ra-el :I< out of ill .,[, his in-l-quit-Ies.

Glory be to the Fath-er, and to .,[, the .. Son; * and .,[, to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in. the beginning, both now and t ev-er, * and unto the ages, of

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Whom Cher-u-bim and Ser-a-phim ceas-less-ly pro-claim. "Ho- Iy."

The 2nd Cantor alone begins chanting the Znd Antiphon:

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To Whom the Sun.

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a-ges, Thou That re-si-dest up-on the Thrones, and judg-est e-quit-y; be Thou

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Psalm 130:

The 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the Znd Psalm, using this same Tone, including the intonation notes (within. the first set of brackets therein): o Lord, my heart is not ex- i ai-ted *

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side Q[_ the Quire completes the verse: ~

nor are mine eyes be- ~ corne IM-ty.

And then, only the ... 1 st Cantor's side Q[_ the Quire chants the entire next verse

(omitting the intonation notes), the ,two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

Nor have 1 walk-ed in T things too great, * or too mar-vel- ~ lous for me. If 1 were not hum-ble- i mind-ed, * but ex-a It- ~ ed my soul",

As one wean'd from his T moth-er, ": so wouldst Thou ~ re-9uite my soul. Let Isra-el hope i in the Lord * from henceforth and ~ for ev-er-more. Glory "be to the Fath-er, and T -to the It Son, * and to ~ the Ho-ly Ghost.

As jt was in the beginning, both now and i ev-er, * and unto the ages of

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Psalm 131:

The 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 3rd Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

Re-mem-ber, i 0 Lord, Da-vid, *

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side Q[_ the Quire completes the verse: and '1 all his meek-ness.

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side Q[_ the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

How he made an T oath un-to the Lord, * and vowed unto the 1. God of Ja-cob:

"I shall not go into the i dwell-ing of my house; * 1 shall not ascend upon the

'1 bed of my couch" A

"I shall not give i sleep to mine eyes, * gor slumber '1 to mine eye-lids,

"Nor rest to my tern-pies, t until I i find a Place for the Lord, * a Habitation for the '1 God of Ja-cob."

Lo, we have heard of i it in Eph-rath-a; * we have found it In ~ the plains Of the wood.

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Let us go forth into His i Tab-er-nac-les; * let us worship at the Place "1 where

His Feet have stood. .

Arise, 0 i Lord, in-to Thy rest, * Thou and the Ark "1 of Thy ho;-li-ne~s.

ThY., Priests shall be T cloth-ed with right-eous-ness, * and Thy "1 righ-teous

shall re- joice. '" _

, For the sake of i Da-vid Thy ser-vant, * turn not Thy Face away from "1 Thine

an-oin-ted one. .

The Lord hath sworn in Truth unto David, and He i win not an-nul it: * "Of

the fruit of thy loins will I "1 set up-on thy throne. . _

"If thy T sons keep My Cov-en-ant, '* and these testimonies which "1 I will teach

them, •• . .

"" i "Their sons, ai-so, * shall sit for 1 ev-er on thy throne.

"For the Lord hath e~ T lee-ted Sy-on; * He hath chosen her to be a

habit- "1 a-tlon for Him-self.

"This is My rest for i ev-er and ev-er; *,here will I dwell, for "1 i have cho-sen :1

her. _ . ~ /

"Blessing, T I will bless her pur-sui t; * her beggars will I "1 sat-is-fy with bread. "HeAr Priests will I i clothe with sal-va-tion, * and her Saints with re- "1 joic-ing,

shall re- jo i ceo ~ ~

"There will I make to spring forth a T horn for Da-vid, * I have prepared a

"1 lamp for My Christ. _

"His enemies T A will I clothe with shame, * but upon Him shall My sanctific- "1 a-tlon flou-rish."

Glory be to the T Fath-er, and to the III Son, * and "1 to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As,it ,!as in the beginning, both l' now and ev-er, * and unto the ages of "1 a-ges. A-men.

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High, may they re-quest for us a way un-to the Lord.

The 2nd Cantor alone begins chanting the 4th Antiphon:

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Psalm 132:

The 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of, the 4th Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

Be-hold now, what is so good or so l' joy-ous *

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei: the Quire completes the ver~e:

as for brethren to dwell to-geth-er ~ in

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~ And then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei: the Quire chants the entire next verse

(omitting the intonation notes), tbe two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

It is like the oil of myrrh up- l' on the head, * which runneth down upon the beard, upon the beard ~ of Aar-on,

Which runneth down to the fringe ~of his l' rai-ment; * it is like the dew of

Aermon, which cometh down upon the f!10iin-tains ~ of Sy-on.

For there the Lord com-man-ded the T bless-Ings * "Life ~ for ev-e-r-more." Glory be to the Fath-er, and T to the ... Son, * and to ~ the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both i now and ev-er, * and unto the ages of a- ~ ges. A-men.

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"0 Mi-chael, Guar-di-an of the Heav-ens, be re-cep-tive of our voic-es."

Vespers now continue as given on p . W 481.

Antiphons and Psalms for Vespers on Wednesday Evening

Then the 1st Cantor alone begins chanting the lst Antiphon:

. . ; , , The Most High-est King's.

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Son do the Heav-en-ly cit-iz-ens praise;

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Psalm 134:

The 1st Cantor alone chants the first half o]: the first verse of the l st Psalm, using this Tone I including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

Praise ye the Name of J, the Lord; * ~

Then, only the 1st ~ntor's side ei. the Quire completes the verse:

o ye t ser-vants, praise the Lord.

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the- Quire chants the entire next verse

(omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

Ye that stand in the House of t the LOrd, * in the Courts of the r House of, Our GOd, Praise ye the Lord, for the Lord lAs Good; * chant unto His J, Name, for It is GgOd. For the Lord hath chosen Ja:-cob un-to J, Him-siUf,. * Isra-el for 'His J, Own

""pos-ses-sion.

For I know that the Lort! J, is Great, * and that Our Lord 1 is a-bove all gods. All that the Lord hath willed He hath done, in Heav-en and on t the Earth, * in

the seas and in all J, the ab-Ys-ses. ,

Bringing clouds up from the utter-most parts Of J, the Earth; * lightnings for if

.i the rain hath He made. ~

He bringeth winds out of His treas- 1 u-r les; * He smote the firstborn of Egypt,

.l. from man un-to beast. _ _ , I

He sent forth signs and marvels in the midst of thee, 0 .i E-gypt, * on Pharaoh

and on .i all his ser-vants. , A

He smote man-y 1 na-tions- * J, and slew might-y kings.

_ Seon, king of the Amorites, and Og, king of the land of J, Ba-san * and all the

king- J, doms of Ca-na-an.

And He gave their land fOr an in...oor- J, it-ance, * an inheritance for Is-ra- J, el His pe6-ple. o Lord, Thy Name en-dur-eth for J, ev-er, * and Thy memorial unto generation and .i gen-er-a-tion.

For the Lord will judge His J,peo-ple, * and because of His servants shall .l. He be

Com-for-ted. _

The idols of tfie nations are of sil-ver .i and gold, * the works .i of the hands of men.

They have a mouth but shall 1 not speak; * eyes have 1 they and spall not see. ~

Ears have they and shall J, not hear; * nor is there an- J, y breath in their mouth. Let those that make them be-come like un- J, to them, * and all they that 1 put

their trust in them. .

o House of Isra-el, bless ye J, the LOrd; * 0 House of Aar- J, on, bless ye the Lord.

o House of Le-vi, bless ye i the Lord; * ye that fear thel Lord) bless ye the Lord. Bless-ed is the Lord out of i Sf-on, * Who dwelleth J, in Jer-u-sal-em.

Glory be to the Fath-er, and to 1 the + Son, * and J, to the Ho.ly Ghost.

As, it was in the beginning, both now and .i ev-er, * and unto the ages of .i a-ges. A-men.

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Whom Cher-u-bim and Ser-a-phim ceas-less-ly pro-claim: "Ho- Iy."

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begins chanting the 2nd Antiphon:

To Whom the Sun.

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Pres-ent un-to our prayers, 0 Kind and Gra-cious One.

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Psalm 135:

The 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of. the first verse of the 2nd Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation note! (within the first set of brackets therein): o give thanks unto the Lord, for i HE IS Good, *

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse:

for His mercy en-diir-eth -l. for ev-er.

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei: the . Quire chants the entire next verse

(omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

o give thanks iin-to the T God of gods, * for His mercy en-dur-eth -l. for ev-er.

o give thanks un-to the i Lord of lords, * for His mercy en-dur-eth J for ev-er. To Him Who alone hath wrought great i won-ders, * for His mercy en-dur-eth

..... -l. for ev-er. . .

To Him That made the- Heavens with un-der- i stand-ing, * for His mercy en-dur-eth -l. for ev-er.

To Him That established the Earth up-on the T wa-ters '* for His mercy

en-dur-eth J for ev-er. ~

To Him Who A-lone hath i made great lights, * for His mercy en-dur-eth -l. for ~

ev-er.

The Sun for do-min-ion T of theday, ~ for His mercy en-dur-eth -l. for ev-er. i The Moon and the stars for do-min-ion i of the night, * for His mercy en-diir-eth J for ev-er.

To Him That smote Egypt with their T first-born, * for His mercy en-dur-eth -l. for ev-er.

With a Strong Hind and a i Lof-ty ArJll, '* for His mercy en-dur-eth J for ev-er. To Him That divided the Red Sea T in-to parts, * for His mercy en-dur-eth

1 for ev-er. ,

And led Isra-el throiigh the i midst there-of, * for His mercy en-diir-eth 1 for ev-er. And overthrew Pharaoh and his host in the T Red Sea, * for His mercy

en-diir-eth J. for. ev-",&.. ,

To Him That led His people through the i wil-der-ness, * for His mercy'll!

en-dur-eth t_ for ev-er. _ ,

To Him ThatT smote great kings, * for His mercy en-dur-eth 1 for ev-er. And sle'Y T might-y kings, *_for His mercy en-dur-eth 1 for ev-er.

Seon, King of the T Am-or-Ires, * for His mercy en-dur-eth 1 for ev-er.

And Og, King of the lind of i Bas-an, * for His mercy en-dur-eth 1 for ev-er. And gave their land fOr an in- i her-lt-ance, '* for His mercy en-diir-eth 1 for ev-er. An inheritance for Isra-el His T ser-vant, '* for His mercy en-dur-eth 1 for ev-er. For in our humiliation the Lord re- i mem-ber'd us, '* for His mercy

en-diir-eth J. for ev-er. _.

And redeemed us from our T en-em-ies, '* for His mercy en-dur-eth 1 for ev-er. He That giveth food to T all flesh, '* for His mercy en-dur-eth 1 for ev-er.

o give thanks unto the GOd of i Heav-en, '* for His mercy en-diir-eth 1 for ev-er. Glory be to the Fath-er, and i to the '" Son, * and to J. the Ho-ly Ghost.

As jt was in the beginning, both now and i ev-er, * and unto the ages of a- 1 ges. A-men.

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a-ges, Thou That re-si-dest up-on the Thrones, and judg-est e-quit-y; be Thou

Pres-ent un-to our prayers, 0 Kind and Gra-cious One.

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begins chanting the 3rd Antiphon:

May he that was made the Guard-j-an.

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Psalm 136:

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using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein): J By the wa-ters of Babylon, there-we T sat down and we wept, :«

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei. the Quire completes the verse:

when we re-mem- 1.. ber-ed Sy-on.

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side et. the Quire chants the entire next verse

(omitting the intonation notes), the tWo sides alternating the verses thereafter:

Upon the willows T in the midst there-of * did we 1 hang our in-stru-ments.

For there, they that had ita-ken us cap-tf ve * as-ked 1- us for words of song. And they ,that had led us away as-ked us i for a hymn, saY-Ing: * "Sing us one

of the 1 songs of Sy-on."

How shall we T sing the Lord's song-:« 1.. in a strange land?

If I forget thee, i 6 Jer-u-sa-Iem * let my right hand 1 be for-got-ten. Let my i tongue cleave to my throat * if I re- 1.. mem-ber thee not,

If I set not Jerusalem a- i bove all oth-er * as at 1 the head of my joy. Remember, 0 Lord, the i sons of E-dom * in the day 1- of Jer.-u-sa-Iem.

Who said: "Lay i waste, lay waste to her, * even to the Ioun+] da-tions there-of." o daughter of Babyl- i on, thou wretch-ed one; '* bless-ed shall he be who shall

reward thee wherewith thou 1- hast re-ward-ed us.

Bless-ed shall i he be who shan seize, * and dash thine in- 1 fants a-gainst the rOck. Glory be to the i Fath-er, and to the" Son, * and 1.. to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both i now and ev-er, * and unto the ages of 1 a-ges. A-men.

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guide-ship and mes-seng-er un-to the Pa-tri-archs, with oth-er fel-low-cit-I-zens on

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High, may they re-quest for us a way un-to the Lord.

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The 2nd Cantor alone begins chanting the 4th Antiphon:

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High-est praise, sweet-est mel - o-dy,

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Suit-eth thee through thy circ-lings, for

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All respond:

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whom the Qui-re of hun-dreds re-sound-eth, re- joic-ing in such com-pan-y l they

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beat the plough-ed fields and ech-o, with such joy-ous' pro-nounc-ment:

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"0 Mi-chael, Guar-di-an of the Heav-ens, be re-cep-tive of our voic-es." /'

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Psalm 137:

The 2nd Cantor alone chants the first 'half of the first verse of the 4th Psalm ,I, using this Tone, including the intonation -notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

I will con-fess Thee, 0 Lord, with my l' whole heart, *

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side Q]_ the Quire completes the verse:

for Thou hast heard all the words ~ of my mouth.

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei: the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

Before angels will I chant i un-to Thee; * I will worship towards Thy Holy

Temple and ~ con-fess Thy Name. .

For Thy mer-cy Aand i for Thy Truth; * for Thou hast magnified Thy Holy Name a- ~ bove all that is.

In whatsoever''day I callupon Thee, quickly heark-en. T un-to me; * Thou shalt

abundantly en-dow my J.. soul with Thy strength. . \;'

Let all the kings of the Earth, 0 Lord, con- i fess Thee; * tor-they have heard all the words 1 of Thy Mouth.

And let them sing in the ways i Of the LOr!i, '" for great is the Glor- J.. y of the Lord. For the Lord is Exalted, yet on lowly things He T look-eth: '" and things haughty He know- J.. eth from a-far.

Though I should walk in the midst of affliction, Thou shalt quick-en me; t against the, wrath of mine enemies hast Thou· stretch-ed i forth Thy

Hands, * and Thy Right Hand J.. hath sa-ved me. .'

The Lord shall give recompense in my be-half; t 0 Lord, Thy mercy en-dur-eth for i ev-er; * disdain not the ~ work Of Thy Hands.

Glory be to the Fath-er, and i to the '" Son, * and to J.. the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both now and T ev-er, '" and unto the ages of a- 1 ges. A-men.

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whom the Qui-re of hun-dreds re-sound-eth, re- joic-ing in such com-pan-y, they

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beat the plough-ed fields and ech-o, with such joy-ous pro-nounc-ment:

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"0 Mi-chael, Guar-di-an of the Heav-ens, be re-cep-tive of our voic-es."

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Antiphons and Psalms for Vespers on Thursday Evening

Then the 1st Cantor alone begins chanting the 1st Antiphon:

. . ~ . .

The Most High-est King's.

All respond:

Son do the Heav-en-ly cit-iz-ens praise;

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Whom Cher-u-bim and Ser-a-phim ceas-less-Iy pro-claim: "Ho- ly."

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Psalm 138: vv. 1 - 9: ",

The 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 1st portion of the 1st Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes {within the first set of brackets therein}: o Lord, Thou hast prov-ed me and Thou know- J, est me; *

Then, only the lsi Cantor's side et. the Quire completes the verse: , A

Thou knowest my down-sitting and J, mine up-ri-sing.; And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side eL the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

Thou hast dis-cern'd my thoughts from J, a-far; * my path and my lot J, hast

Thou tra-ced out, _,

And hast fore-seen all J, my ways, * for there is J, no guile in my tongue.

Behold, Lord, Thou knowest all things, the last and J, the first; * Thou hast

fashioned me and hast laid Thy J, Hand up-on me, . A

Thy knowledge is too woo-der-f!Jl * for me; * i~ is mighty; I can-not f at-tain Un-to it. Whither shall I go from Thy J, Spir- it, * and from Thy Pres-ence J, whith-er shall I flee? If I go up into Heav-en, Thou J, art there; * if I go down into Ha-des, 1 Thou

art Pres-ent thdre. :w '

If I take up my wings toward J, the dawn, * and make mine abode in the "-

ut-ter- J, most parts or the sea" _,

Even there shall Thy Hand J, guide me, * and Thy Right J, Hand shall hold me. Glory be to the Fath-er, and to 1 the ... Son, * and J to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As, it was in the beginning, both now and J, ev-er, * and unto the ages of J, a-ges. A-men.

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Whom Cher-u-bim and Ser-a-phim ceas-less-ly pro-claim: "Ho- ly."

The 2nd Cantor alone begins chanting the Znd Antiphon:

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To Whom the Sun.

All respond:

The Moon are de-vo-ted through-out the

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a-ges, Thou That re-si-dest up-on the Thrones, and judg-est e-quit-y; be Thou

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Pres-ent un-to our prayers, 0 Kind and Gra-cious One.

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Psalm 138: vv. 10 - 23

The 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the Znd portion of the 1st Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

And I said: "Surely dark-ness shall i tread me down, *

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the Quire completes the verse: _

and the night shall be turned in-to Light ~ in

my de-light. ,

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei. the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

For darkness will not be darkness with Thee, t and night shall be bright i as the day; '" as is the darkness thereof, even s9 shall the ~ Light there-of be.

'" For Thou hast pos-sess-ed my T reins, 0 Lord; * Thou hast holpen me from

-.1, my moth-er's womb. ' .

I will confess Thee, for awesomely art thou won-drous; t mar-vel-lous i are Thy works, * and my soul know-eth ~ it right well.

My bone is not hid from Thee, which 'Thou ma-dest in i se-cret; :I< nor my

substance in the neth-er-most ~ parts of the Earth. , ' II

My being while it was still unformed Thine Eyes did see, t and in Thy book shall all men be T writ-ten; * day by day they are formed, when as yet there ~ be nom!

of them. - ~

But to me, exceedingly honourable are Thy i friends, 0 Lord; * their principalities are made ~ ex-ceed-ing strong.

I wiU count them, and they shall be multi-pit -ed more i than the sand; * I

awoke and I am ~ still with Thee.

Surely Thou wilt slay the sln-ners,,1 6 Goo; >I< ye men of blood, ~ de-part from gte. For Thou wilt say con--cern-ing T their thoUghts '" that in vain shaD they take ~ Thy cit-ies. As for them that hate, Thee, 0 Lord, have I not i ha-ted them; * and because of

Thine enemies have I ~ not pined a-way? ,

With perfect h~tred have I T ha-ted them; * they are reckon'd en- J, em-Ies with me. Prove me,' 0 God, and i kno\! my heart; * exam-ine me ~ and know my paths. l_ And s~e if the way of in-i-quit-y T be in me '" and guide me in the way 'G

ev- ~ er-last-Ing. J

Glory be to the Fath-er, and i to the II Son, * and to ~ the Ho-ly Ghost.

As jt ~as in the beginning, both now and T ev-er, '" and unto the ages of a- ~ ges. A-men.

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To Whom the Sun, the Moon are de-vo-ted through-out the

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a-ges, Thou That re-sl-dest up-on the Thrones, and judg-est e-quit-y; be Thou

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Pres-ent un-to our prayers, 0 Kind and Gra-cious One.

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The 1st Cantor alone = I' I

begins chanting the 3rd Antiphon:

May he that was made the Guard-i-an.

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Par-a-dise, an-gel-Ic

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guide-ship and mes-seng-er un-to the Pa-tri-archs, with oth-er fel-low-clt-i-zens on I 1

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Psalm 139:

The 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 2nd Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

Res-cue me, 0 i Lord, from the e-vil man; *

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse>,

from the unjust 1 man de-liv-er me;

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the' Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternatin~ the verses thereafter:

Who have devised in- i jiis-tfce in their heart; * all the day long have they

ar-ray- 1 ed them-selves for wars. / '

They hav...& whetted their tongue like T that of a ser-pent: * the venom of asps is

.... 1 un-der their Ii ps, ,. ~

Keep me, 0 Lord, from the i hand of the sin-ncr; * rescue 1 me from un-just men, Who have devised to i un-der-mine my steps; * the proud have 1 hid a snare for me. And with cords have the] T spread a snare for my feet; * stumbling-blocks near

the paths 1 have they set for me. ~' :

I said unto the i Lord: "THOU ART My God; * give ear, 0 Lord, unto the I,

voice of my 1 sup-plic-a-tion. ,

Lord, 0 Lord, Thou Strength of imy sal-va-tion, * Thou hast overshadowed my head in the 1 day of bat-tie.

Because of my desire, 0 Lord, give me not up unto the sin-ncr; t they have taken T coun-sel a-gainst me; * forsake me not, lest they should 1 be.ex-alt-ed,

As for the head of i those that en-cir--de me, * the mischief of their 1 lips shall cov-er them. Coals shall fall up-on them; t in i fire shalt Thou cast them down, * and they shall not stand 1., in af-flic-tions.

A babbling man shall not T pros-per on the Earth; * evils shall hunt an unjust

man to 1 his des-truc-tidn. _

I know that the Lord will main-i tain the cause of the pOOr,* and the justice 1 of the paiJ-pers. Surely the righteous i shill con-fess Thy Name, * and the upright shall dwell

1 in Thv Pres-enee._ ,

Glory be to tlie T Fath-er, and to the + Son, * and 1 to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As,it was in the beginning, both T now and ev-er, * and unto the ages of"

1 a-ges. A-men. '

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All repeat: May he that was made the Guard-i-an of the Door of Par-a-dise, an-gel-Ic

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guide-ship and mes-seng-er un-to the Pa-tri-archs, with oth-er fel-low-cit-l-zens on

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High, may they re-quest for us a way un-to the Lord •

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High-est praise, sweet-est mel - o-dy.

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The 2nd Cantor alone

begins chanting the 4th Antiphon:

naSuit-eth thee through thy eire-lings, for

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All respond:

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whom the Qui-re of hun-dreds re-sound-eth, re- joic-ing in such com-pan-y, they

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beat the plough-ed fields and ech-o, with such joy-ous pro-noune-ment:

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"0 Mi-chael, Guar-di-an of the Heav-ens, be re-cep-tive of our voic-es."

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Psalm 140:

The 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of' the first verse of the 3rd Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

Lord, I have cri-ed unto Thee, heark-en T un-to me; *

Then, only the 2nd C"antor's side ei: tlie Quire completes the verse:

attend to the voice of my, supplication when I J, cry un-to Thee.

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side' ei. the Quire chants the entire next verse "/ omitting the tntonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

Let my prayer be set forth as in-cense be- i fore Thee, * the lifting up of my hands as an .eve- J, ning sac-rif-fce.

Set, 0 Lord, a witch be- i fore my mouth * and a door of enclosure round J, a-bout my lips.

Incline not my heart unto words of ie-vii * to make excuse with ex-en- J, ses

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in sins,

With men that work in- T i-quit-y; * and I will not join with J, their cho-sen. The righteous man will chasten me with mercy and re- T prove me; * as for the oil of the sinner, let it not J, a-noint my head.

For yet more is my prayer in the presence of their i pleas-uresj, * swallowed up near by the rock have J, their judg-es been.

They shall hear my words, for they be i sweet-en-ed; * as a clod of earth is bro-ken t up-on the ,Earth,

• os

So have their bones been scattered nigh unto Ha-des; t for unto Thee, 0 Lord, \0;

o Lord, i are mine eyes; * in Thee have I hoped; take not t my soul a-way.

Keep me from the snare which they have i laid for me, * and from the

stumbling-blocks of them thit work J, in-i-quit-y.

The sinners shall fall in-to their i own net; * I am alone un-til J, I pass by. Glory be to the Fith-er, and i to the + Son, * and to J, the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both now and i ev-er, * and unto the ages of s- J, ges. A-men.

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whom the Qui-re of hun-dreds re-sound-eth, re-joic-ing in such com-pan-y, they

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beat the plough-ed fields and ech-o, with such joy-ous
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"0 Mi-chael, Guar-di-an of the Heav-ens, be re-cep-tive of our voic-es."

Vespers now continue as given on p . W 481.

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Antiphons and Psalms for Vespers on Friday Evening

Then the 1st Cantor alone begins chanting the 1st Antiphon:

. . ~ . .

The Most High-est King's.

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Son do the Heav-en-ly cit-iz-ens praise;

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Whom Cher-u-bim and Ser-a-phim ceas-less-ly pro-claim: "Ho- ly." ,t -: ,j.", .... '*

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I Psalm 141: /'

The 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 1st Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (ljtithin the first set of brackets therein):

With my voice unto the Lord have I ~ cri-ed; '*

Then, only the lsi Cantor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse:

with my voice unto the Lord have I made

~ sup-plic-a-tion. ~

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei: the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes) I the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

I will pour out before Him my sup-plic- ~ a-tion; * mine affliction be-fore

~ Him will I de-clare. _ ,

When my spirit was f,int-ing with- ~ in me, '* then Thou ~ knew-est my paths. In this way where-In I ~ have walk'd, * they ~ hid for me a snare.

I looked upon my right hand, and ~ be-held; '* and there was none ~ that did

know me. .

Flight have fah- ~ ed me; '* and there is_none that watcheth ~ out for my soul.

I have cried unto Thee} OALord; t I said: "Thou art J, My Hope; '* My Portion

art Thou in the land ~ of the Iiv-ing. _

Attend unto my sup-plic- J, a-tion, '* for I ~ am brought ver-y lC;w. A

Deliver me from them that per-sec- ~ ute me, * for they are ~ strong-er than I. Bring my soul out of prison that I may con-fess J Thy Name; '* the righteous

shall wait patiently for me until Thou ~ shalt re-ward me.

Glory be to the Fath-er, and to ~ the III Son, '* and ~ to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both now and L ev-er, '* and unto the ages of ,1, a-ges, A-men.

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All repeat: The Most High-est King's Son do the Heav-en-ly cit-iz-ens praise;

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Whom Cher-u-bim and Ser-a-phim ceas-Iess-ly pro-claim: "Ho- Iy."

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The 2nd Cantor alone begins chanting the 2nd Antiphon:

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To Whom the Sun.

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All respond:

The Moon are de-vo-ted through-out the

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a-ges, Thou That re-si-dest up-on the Thrones, and judg-est e-quit-y; be Thou

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Pres-ent un-to our prayers, 0 Kind and Gra-cious One.

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Psalm 143: vv. 1 - 9

The 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the lst portion of the 2nd Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

Bless-ed is the i Lord My God, * .

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. tlie Quire completes the verse:

Who teacheth my hands, for battle and my

fing- ~ ers for war.

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side, ei. the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the 'ntofl,ation notes), the two Sides alternating the verses ,thereafter:

"'" My Mercy and My i Ref-uge, '* My Helper and My ~ De-liv-er-er,

My Defender is He, andAn Him i have I hoped, * Who subjected my peo- ~ pie un-der me.

o Lord, what is man, that Thou art Made Known T un-to him, * or the Son of Man, that Thou ta-kest ~ ac-count of Him?

Man is like un-to i van-it-y; * his days like a sha- 1 dow pass a-way. .

I

o Lord, bow down the Heav-ens and T come down; * touch the moun-tains,

~ and they shall smoke. •

Flash forth lightning, and Thou shalt i scat-ter them; * send forth Thine arrows, and Thou ~ shalt troub-le them.

Send forth Thy Hand from on high; t rescue and deliver me from man-y i wat-ers, * from the hand of the sons ~ of al-i-ens,

Whose mouth hath spo-ken i van-it-y ,* and their right hand is the right hand

of J, un-righ-teous-ness. .

Glory be to the Fath-er, and T to the + Son, * and to ~ the Ho-ly Ghost.

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As it was in" the beginning, both now and T ev-er,' * and unto the ages of

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a- J, ges. A-men.

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To Whom the Sun, the Moon are de-yo-ted through-out the

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a-ges, Thou That re-si-dest up-on the Thrones, and judg-est e-quit-y; be Thou

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The 1st Cantor alone begins chanting the 3rd Antiphon:

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Pres-ent un-to our prayers, 0 Kind and Gra-cious One.

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May he that was made the Guard-i-an. •

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High, may they re-quest for us a way un-to the Lord.

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Psalm 143: vv. 10 - 18

The 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the Znd portion of the 2nd Psalm, using this same Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein): o God, a new song T shall I sing un-to Thee; *

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse:

with the psaltery of ten strings, shall 1- I chant

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un-to Thee, And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei: the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides A alternating the verses thereafter:

Who givest sal- i vft-tion un-to kings, * Who redeemest David Thy servant

from the evil .. 1- sword; de-liv-er me, . , .

.... And rescue me from the hand of the sons of al-i-ens, t ,!hose mouth hath

T spo-ken van-it-y; * and their ,right hand is the right hand 1- oJ un-righ-teous-ness, Whose i sons are like new plants, oj< strongly 1- plant-ed in their youth,

Their daughters l' pret-tif-i-ed, * and lavishly adorned like iin- 1- to a Tern-pie. Their T gar-ners are fOil, * bursting forth with all 1_ man-ner Of store.

Their sheep are abundant in young, multiplying i in their gate-ways- oj< their lox-en are fat.

There is no breach of wall, nor T an-y pass-age, * nor any 1 out-cry in their streets.

They have called the people i bless-ed which far-eth thus, oj< but bless-ed is the people 1 whose God is the Lord.

Glory be to the l' Fath-er, and to the + Son, oj< and 1 to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both now and i ev-er, * and unto the ages of 1 a-ges. A-men.

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High, may they re-quest for us a way un-to the Lord.

The 2nd Cantor alone begins chanting the 4th Antiphon:

All respond:

High-est praise, sweet-est mel - o-dy.
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whom the Qui-re of hun-dreds re-sound-eth, re- joic-ing in such com-pan-y, they

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"0 Mi-chael, Guar-di-an of the Heav-ens, be re-cep-tive of our voic-es."

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Psalm 144: vv. 1 - 9:

The 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the I st portion of the 3rd Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes [withinrthe first set of brackets therein):

I will ex-alt Thee, 6 My i God, My King; *-

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the Quire completes the verse:

and I will bless Thy Name for ever, yea, for

ev-er J, and eJ'-er:

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And then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei: the Quire chants the entire next verse

(omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

Every day will I T bless Thee, * and I will praise Thy Name for ever, yea, for

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Great is the Lord and ex-ceed-Ing-ly i to be Praised, =I: and of His greit-nesf J, there is no end.

Generation and gener-a-tion shall i praise Thy works, * and Thy pow-er 1 shall they de-clare.

Of the Majesty of the Glory of Thy Ho-lin-ess i shall they speak, * and they shall tell of 1 Thy won-ders.

And the power of Thine awesome deeds shall i they re-late, =I: and they shall tell of J, Thy Maj-es-ty.

The memory M the multitude of Thy good-ness shall 1'. they pour forth, * and in

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The Lord is T Good to all, =I: and His compassions are 0- J, ver all His works. Glory be to the Fath-er, and i to the I- Son, * and to 1 the He-Iy Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both now and i ev-er, *. and unto the ages of

i- J, ges. A-men.

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All repeat: High-est praise, sweet-est mel - o-dy suit-eth thee through thy eire-lings, for

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beat the plough-ed fields and ech-o, with such joy-ous pro-nounc-ment:

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The Chapter

The Hebdomadary alone chants the following Chapter (Apoc. 1: 1, 2)

In those days God signified what ought, to be done, * ~I ~~I~~I~'~.~I~I ij

Speaking through the angel.

All respond: ~. Thanks be to God.

The Responsory

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Thee, the Ho-ly One, the Lord.

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The 1st Cantor alone chants the intonation: 1. Thee,O Christ, the Fa-ther's splen-dour,

The 1st Cantor's side only completes line 1: 4 Life and vir - tue

The 2nd Cantor's side only chants line 2:

2. Thus we praise with ven- er- a - tion

The 1st Cantor's side only chants line 3:

3. By whose watch-ful care re - pel - Ilng,

All chant line 4:

4. Glor - y to the Fath - er sing

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of the heart, 1.4

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of the sky; 2.4

King' of ev - er "', last - ing grace, 3.4

With re-sound-ing

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1. In the pres-ence of the ang- els,

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3. Ev - 'ry ghost - Iy ad - ver- sar - y,

4. Glor - y un - to Christ Our Sa- viour,

voic - es sweet, 4.4

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4. Stand-ing forth, O~ God and Tri - nal,

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Then All chant the "Amen" as follows.'

Bear - ing our re- spo,ns - ive part. 1.

Cast Ab - ad - don from on High. 2.

In Thy Par - a - dlse a place. 3. is meet. 4. 'I?

Ere the a- ges; as
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A - men. The Versicle

y. An angel stood at the Altar of the Temple. ~. Having in his hand a golden censer.

The Antiphon on the Magnificat and the Magnificat

Then is sung the Antiphon on the Magnificat, which is ~;~~~E~~I~;'~~I~~iI~~I~lgl ij

always begun by the Abbot (or Senior in Quire) alone:

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continue:

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sound-ed the trum-pet: "For-give us, 0 Lord Our God, That o-pen-est the Book,

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and loos-est the seals there-of," al-Ie-Iu-ya.

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The Magnificat (Luke 1: 46 - 55):

After the Antiphon on the Magnificat, the

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the 2nd half of the ... lst verse of the Magnificat: doth mag-ni-fy the Lord.

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Only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the/Qui.re chants the 2nd verse of the Magnificat,

using this Tone, including the intonation notes: .

"'" And my spir- 1- it hath re-joi-ced * in ,J.. God My Sa-viour.

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And then, only the 1 sf Cantor's side ei. the Quire chants the entire next verse

(including the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereaJ,ter: 'I

For He hath look-ed upon the low-li-ness 1- ijf His hand-maid-en; * 1- for 1,' be-hold, from hence-forth all generations shall ,J.. call me: "Bless-ed."

For the Might-y One hath 1- done great things un-to me; * and ,J.. Ho-ly is Hi,s

Name. ,-

And His mer-cy is 1- on them that fear Him * 1- un-to gener-a-tion and ,J.. gen-er-a-tion.

He hath show- 1- ed strength with His Arm; * 1- He hath scat-ter-ed the proud in the imagin- J, a-tion of their heart.

He hath put down 1- the might-y from their seat, * 1- and ex-~I-ted J, them of low deg-ree.

He hath fill-ed 1- the hun-gry with good things, * 1- and the rIch He hath sent

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He hath hoi-pen 1- His ser-vant is-ra-el * 1- in re-mem-brance ,J.. of His mer-cy, ~ As (') He 1- spake to our fath-ers, * 1- to A-bra-ham, and his J, seed for ev-er. Glor-y be to the 1- Fath-er, and to the " Son, * and J, to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, 1- both now and ev-er, * 1- and un-to the a-ges of J, a-ges. A-men.

Then All repeat the Antiphon:

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sound-ed the trum-pet: "For-give us, 0 Lord Our God, That o-pen-est the Book,

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and loos-est the seals there-of," al-Ie-lu-ya.

The Collect

o God, Thou That hast ordained and constituted the ministries of angels and men in a wondrous order, mercifully grant, that as Thy holy angels alway do Thee service in Heaven, so by Thine appointment they may succour and defend us upon the Earth. Through Our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the Unity of the Holy Ghost, God, through all the ages of ages. W. Amen.

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The Invitatory and The Venlte-+Psalm 94

After Psalm 3 has been completed, the Cantors chant the Invitatory and the Venite (Psalm 94) as follows:

chant the entire Invitatory together: Un-to God, the King of the 1\ng-els, let us be

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"'" ju - bl-lent * while at the same time ven-er-a-ting Mi-chael as first a - mong them.

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the entire Invitasory: Un-to God, the King of the Ang-els, let us be I

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ju - bi-lent * while at the same time ven-er-a-ting Mi-chael as first a - mong them.

Then, All repeat

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begin. the Venite together:

Ps. Come, let us re-joice in the Lordr'let us shout with

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thanks-giv-ing, and with Psalms let us shout in ju-bil-a-tion un-to Him.

Then, All repeat

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Un-to God, the King of the Ang-els, let us be

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continue the Venite together:

For the Lord is a Great God, and a Great King

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the ends of the Earth, and the heights of the moun-tains are His.

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Then All repeat only the Znd half of the Invitatory , as follows:

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continue the Venite together:

For the sea is His, and He made it; and the dry

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land His Hands have fash-iori-ed. all bow. 0 come, let us wor-ship and fall down

be-fore Him, and let us weep be-fore the Lord Who made us; all rise. For He is Our

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God. And we are the peo-ple of His pas-ture, and the sheep of His Hand.

Then, All repeat

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the entire Invitatory: Un-to God, the King of the Ang-els, let us be

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continue the Venite together:

To - day, if ye will hear His Voice, har-den not

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your hearts. As in the prov-o-ca-tion, in the day of temp-ta-tion in the wil-der-ness.

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For your fath-ers temp-ted Me; they prov-ed Me and saw My works.

Then All repeat only the Znd half of the Invitatory , as follows:

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While at the same time ven-er-a-ting Mi-chael as first a - mong them.

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continue the Venite together:

For-ty years long was I griev-ed with that

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gen-er-a-tion, and I said: "They do ai-ways err in their hearts. And they have not

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known My ways, so I sware in Mine ang-er: 'They shall not en-ter in-to My rest.' "

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and to the Ho- Iy Ghost. As it was in the be-gin-ning, both now and ev-er, and

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un-to the a-ges of a - ges. A - men.

Then All repeat only the 2nd half of the Invitatory , as follows:

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While at the same time ven-er-a-ting Mi-chael as first a - mong them.

Then only the 1st and 2nd Cantors chant the l st half of the Invitatory:

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While at the same time ven-er-a-ting Mi-chael as first a - mong them.

The Hymn

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The 1st Cantor alone chants the intonation:

1. Thee.D Christ, the Fa-ther's splen-dour,

The 1st Cantor's side only completes line 1: ~ Llf'e : and vir - tue

The 2nd Cantor's side only chants line 2:

2. Thus we praise with ven- er- a - tion

of the heart, 1.-7

All the arm- ies

of . the sky; 2.-7

The 1st Cantor's side only chants line 3:

3. By whose watch-ful care re - pel - ling,

/ 4 King of ev +er - last -ing grace, 3.~

All chant line 4: ..

"" 4. Glor - y to the Fath - er sing we; /'

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2. Chief-Iy him, the war- rior Pri -mate

3. Ev - 'ry ghost - Iy ad - ver- sar - y,

4 Of eel - es - tiaJ chiv-al - ry, 2.~

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4. Glor - y un - to Christ Our Sa- viour,

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4 Bear - ing our re- spons - ive part: 1.

2. Mi - chael, who in prince-Iy vir - tue ~

4 Cast Ab - ad - don from on High. 2.

3. Grant us of Thine on - Iy good-ness

4 In Thy Par - a - dise a place. 3.

4. Stand-ing forth, One God and Tri - nal,

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Then All chant the "Amen" as follows:

A - men.

The First Nocturn

The Psalms

Six Psalms are then chanted for the First Nocturn , as follows:

The 1st Cantor alone begins chanting the 1 st Antiphon:

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Next to the Al-tar of the Tern-pie, hav-ing

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Then the 1st Cantor alone chants the first half. of the first verse of the lst Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of btackets therein): o Lord, Our ,J,. Lord, how Won-der-ffil *

Then, only the 1st C7I.ntor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse:

is ,J,. Thy Name in all the Earth.

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intosuuion. notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:"

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Out of the mouths of oabes and sucklings hast Thou perfected praise, be-cause

1 of Thine en-em-Ies, * to destroy the enem- 1 "!! and av-en-ger. ,'1

For I will behold the Heavens, the works J, of Thy Flng-ers, * the moon and the ('

stars, 1 which Thou hast found-ed. I,

What is man, that Thou art l'MInd-ful of hIm, * or the son ~of man, that ,J,. Thou vIs-it-est him?

Thou hast made him a little lower than the ang-els; t with glory and honour J, hast Thou crown-ed him; * and Thou hast set him over ,J,. the works of Thy Hands.

All things hast Thou subjected under his feet, t sheep J, and all ox-en, * yea, and 1 the beasts of the field,

The birds of JPe air, and the J, fish of the sea, * the things that pass through

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J, 6 Lord, Our Lord, * how Wonderful is J, Thy Name in all the' Earth!

Glory be to the Fath- J, er, and to the " Son, * J, and to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both J, now and ev-er, * and unto the ages J, of

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Then, All repeat:

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begins chanting the 2nd Antiphon: There as-cend-eth the smoke.

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Of the in-cense up un-to the Sight of the

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Psalm 10:

Then the 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the Znd Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

In the Lord have I ho-ped; t how will ye ~ say to my soul. * ~

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse: _

.., "Flee unto the moun-J talns like a spar-row?

And then, only the 1 sf Cantor's side ei: the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides qlternating the verses thereafter:

,For behold, the sinners have bent their _bow, t they, have prepared arrows ~ for the quiv-er, * to shoot down in a moonless ~ night the up-right of heart.

For what Thou hast formed they J have de-stroy-ed; * and the righ- ~ teo us

man, what h~th Ire done? .

... The Lord is in His ~ Ho-ly .Tem-ple; * the Lord, ~ in Heav-en is His Throne.

His Eyes are set up- ~ on -the poor man; * His Eyelids ex- ~ am-ine the sOns of men. The Lord examineth the righteous man and ~ the un-god-ly; * but he that loveth

unrighteousness ~ ha-teth his own soul. "

He will rain down snares ..], up-on sin-ners; * fire and brimstone and wind of

tempest shall be ..], the' por-tion of their cup. . '

For the Lord is Righteous and J_ hath loved righ-teous-ness; * upon uprightness

hath J_ His Coun-ten-ance look'd. ,- .

Glory be to the Fath- ..], er, and to the It Son, * ..], and to the Ho-ly Ghost. ,

As it was in the beginning, both J, now and ev-u-, * and unto the ages ~ of a-ges. A-men.

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Lord, out of the An-gel's hand.

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begins chanting the Srd Antiphon:

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Mi-chael the Arch-an-gel.

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Come un-to the aid of the peo-ple of God.

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All respond:

Psalm 14:

Then the 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 3rd Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes {within the first set of brackets therein}: o Lord, who shall abide in Thy Tab-er- i nae-le, *

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei. the Quire completes the verse: ~

and who shall dwell in Thy Ho- ~ ly Moun-tain?

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei: the Quire chants the entire next verse

(omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the, verses thereafter:

He that walk-eth J blame-less, * and work- ~ eth rlgh-teous-nesss ,

Speak-ing Truth i in his heart, * who hath not spoken de-ceit-ful- ~ Iy with his tOngue. Neither-hath done evil to his l' neigh-bour, * nor taken up a reproach a-gainst

..], those near him.

In his sight he that worketh e-vil is l' set at nought; * but he glor-if-i-eth them .1. that fear the Lord.

He giveth oath to his neighbour, and f'or-swear-eth not; t .he hath not lent his

mon-ey on T u-su-ry, * and hath not received bribes a-gainst .1. the In-no-cent.

He that de-eth l' these things * shall nev-er .1. be sha-ken.

Glory be to the Fath-er, and T to the It Son, * and to .1. the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both now and T ev-er, * and unto the ages of a-.j, ges. A-men.

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Then the 2nd Cantor alone

Mi-chael the Arch-an-gel, come un-to the aid of the peo-ple of God.

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All repeat:

begins chanting the 4th Antiphon:

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Mi-chael is made the guard-i-an.
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Of Par-a-dise, to whom the Heav'n-Iy All respond:

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cit-iz-ens give hon-our.

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.... Psalm 23:

Then the 2nd Cantor alone' chants the first half of the first verse of the 4th Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

The Earth is the Lord's, and the T fiil-ness there-Of, '"

Then, only the 2n_d Cantor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse: ..

the world, and T aU that dwell there-in.

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei. the Quire chants the entire next ver se

(omitting the intonation notes) ... the two sides alternating the verses thereafter: I

He I.lath founded l' it up-on the seas, * and upon the rivers l' hath He pre-par-ed it.

Who shall ascend into the T Moun-tain Of the Lord, * or who shall T stand in

His Ho-ly Place? , _

Hethat is innocent in hands and pure in heart, t \!ho hath not re- l' ceiv-ed his soul in vain, * and hath not sworn deceitful- l' Iy to his neigh-bour.

Such a one shall receive a T bless-ing from, the Lord, * and mercy from i God His Sa-viour.

This is the generation of l' them that seek the Lord, 0« of them that seek the Face of the l' God ot;"".la-cob.

Lift up your gates, 0 ye prin-ces, t .. and be ye lifted up, ye T ev-er-Ias-ting ..

gates, 0« and the King of _1' Glor-y shall en-ter in. •

W,ho is This T King of Glor-y? '" The Lord Strong and Mighty, the i Lord, Might-y in war.

Lift up your gates, 0 ye prin-ces, t .. and be ye lifted up, ye l' ev-er-las-ting

gates; * and the King of. i Glor-y shall en-ter in. _

Who is This T King of Glor-y? '* The Lord of hosts, He is the i King of Glor-Y. Glory be to the T Fath-er, and to the II Son, * and T to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As, it was in the beginning, both T now and ev-:-er, '" and unto the ages of

l' a-ges. A-men. '

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cit-iz-ens give hon-our.

Then the 1st Cantor alone

begins chanting the 5th Antiphon: Glor-i-ous didst thou ap-pear.

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Lord hath deck-ed thee with beaut-yo

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Psalm 33:

Then the 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 5th Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

I will bless the ~ Lord at all ti mes; * '

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse:

... His praise shall contlnual-, ~ Iy be in my

mouth.

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei: the Quire chants 'the entire next verse

(omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

In the Lord ~ shall my soul be praised; '* let the J, meek hear and be glad. o magni-: ~ fy the Lord with me; * and let us exalt ~ His Name to-geth-er.

I sought the Lord, ~ and He heard me, * and delivered me from all ~ my

trlb-u-la-tldns. /

Come unto Him and ~ be en-Iight-en-ed; * and your faces shall ~ not be : a-sha-med.

This poor man cried, and 1 the Lord heard him,* and saved him out of alllhis trib-u-la -tidns.

The angel of the Lord will encalJ1p round about Ithem that fear Hi m," ~and will

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de-li v-er them.

o taste and see ~ that the Lord is Good; '" bles-sed is the man ~ that ho-peth In Him.

o fear the L Lord, all ye His Saints; '* for there is no want 1 to them that fear Him.

Rich men have turned poor ~ and gone hung-ry, * but they that seek the Lord shall not be deprived 1 of an-y good thing.

Come ye children, J, heark-en un-to me; '" I will teach you J, the fear of the

Lord.

What man is there ~ that de-sl-reth life, '" ~ho J, lov-eth to see gqod days? Keep thy 1 tongue from e-vil, '" and J, thy lips from speak-ing ~uile:.

Turn away from e- J, vii, and do good; '" seek ~ peace, and pur-sue it.

Th~ Eyes of the Lord are up- ~ on the rlgh-teotls " and His Ears are opened

unto J, their sup-plic-a-tldn. A

The Face of the Lord is against them 1 that do e-vil, :I< utterly to destroy the remem- J, brance of them from the Earth.

The righteous cried, and 1 the Lord heard them; '" and He delivered them out of

all J, their trlb-u-la-tidns, .

The Lord is ,Nigh unto them that are 1 of a con-trite heart; '" and He will save

the ~ hum-ble of spir-t t. ,

Many are the tribulations J,of the right-eous, "'and the Lord shall deliver Lthern out of them all.

The Lord ~ keep-eth all their bones; :I< not one of J, them shall be bro-ken.

The death of sin- 1 ners is e-vil, * and they that hate the J, righ-teous shall do wrong.

The Lord will redeem the souls ~ of His ser-vants, '" and none of them will ~ do wrong that hope in Him.

Glory be to the Fath- J, er, and to the + Son, :I< ~ and to the Ho-ly Ghost.

~s it was in the beginning, both J, now and ev-er, '" and unto the ages ~ of

a-ges. A-men. ...

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Lord hath deck-ed thee with beaut-y.

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begins chanting the 6th Antiphon:

Ang-el Arch-ang-el.

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of the righ-teous,

al-Ie-Iu-ya, al-Ie-Iu-ya.

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Then the 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the

6th Psalm, using this Tone, i-ncluding the intonation notes {within the first set of brackets therein}:

Heark-en, 0 God, unto my T sup-pli-ca-tion; *

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the Quire completes the verse: at- T tend un-to my prayer.

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei. the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes). the two sides alternating the v~rses thereafter:

From the ends of the Earthunto T Thee have I cri-ed, * when my heart was despondent; on a rock hast Thou i lif-ted me on High.

Thou hast guided me, for i Thou art be-come My Hope, * a Tower of strength against the i face of the en-em-y.

I will dwell ~n Thy Tabernacle i On-to the a-ges; * I shall be'<sheltered in the r shel-ter of Thy Wings.

For Thou, 0 T God, hast heard my prayers; * Thou hast given an inheritance to

T them that fear Thy arne. .

Days shaft Thou add i to the days of the king; * . his years unto days for,

generation and i gen-er-a-tion. ,"

He shall abide before the Face of T God in the age to come; * as for His mercy and i Truth, who shall seek them out?

So will I chant unto Thy Name i On-to the a-ges * that I may pay my i vows from day to day.

Glory be to the i Fath-er, and to the til Son, * and l' to the Ho;ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both T now and ev-er, * and unto the ages of i a-ges. A-men.

Then, All repeat:

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Ang-el Arch-ang-el Mi-chael, God's mes-sen-ger for the souls

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of the righ-teous, al-le-Iu-ya, al-Ie-Iu-ya.

The Versicle

y. An angel stood at the Altar of the Temple. ~. Having in his hand a golden censer.

Lessons and Responsories in the form of the First Nocturn for a Sunday, Volume I, the Psalter Outside Paschaltide , p . 28, are to be done as given in the Lectionary.

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The Psalms

Six Psalms are then chanted for the Second Nocturn , as follows:

Then the 1st Cantor alone

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begins chanting the 7th Antiphon: The sea was mov-ed.

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And the Earth qua-ked, when the

t!,. Arch-ang-el Mi - chael de-scend-ed from Heav-en.

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Psalm 83:

The 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 7th Psalm, using this

Tone, including the intonation notes (withinthe first set of brackets therein): /1

How be-lov-ed are Thy Dwell-ings, 0 i Lord of hosts; * -

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse."

my soul longeth and fainteth for ~ the Courts

of the Lord.

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side el. the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the yerses thereafter:

My heart and i my flesh * have rejoi-ced ~ in the Liv-ing God.

For the sparrow hath found her- T self a house, * and the turtle-dove a nest for

herself where J. she_may lay her young, _

Even Thine A!.tars, 0 T Lord of hosts, * My ~ King and My God.

, Bles~-ed are ~they that dwell in i Thy House; * unto ages of ages t shall they ~ praise Thee.

Bless-ed is the man ~whose help is from Thee; t he hath made ascents in his heart, in the vale of i weep-l ng, * in the place ~hich he ~ hath ap-point-ed.

Yea, for the lawgiver will give bless-ings t they shall go from i strength to strength; * the God of gods shall be t Seen in Sy-on.

o Lord of hosts, heark-en un- i to my prayer; * give ear, 0 t God of Ja-cob.!

, 0 God, Our De-fen-der, i be-hold, * and look upon the face of J. Thine an-oin-ted one.

For better is one day in T Thy Courts * than t thou-sands else-where.

I have chosen rather to be an outcast in the House of i My God * than to dwell in the ~ tents of sin-ners.

For the Lord loveth mer-cy i and Truth; * God will give t grace and gJor-Y.

, The Lord will not withhold good things from them that walk in

i in-no-cence; * 0 Lord God of hosts, bless-ed is the man that ~ ho-peth in Thee.

Glory be to the Fath-er, and i to the II Son, * and t to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As, it was in the beginning, both now and T ev-er, '" and unto the ages of J, a-ges. A-men.

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Arch-ang-el Mi - chael de-scend-ed from Heav-en.

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Then the 2nd Cantor alone

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There was giv-en un-to him.

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whlch is set be-fore the Eyes of the Lord.

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the Gold-en Al-tar

Psalm 90: ..

.... Then the 2nd Cantor alone, chants the first half of the first verse of the

8th Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

He that dwell-eth in the help of the T Most High '"

Then, only the 2n,d Cantor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse: I,

shall abide in the Shelter of the ~ God of Heav-en.

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei: the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

He shall say unto the Lord: "Thou art My Helper and My T Ref'-uge." * "He is My God, and ~ I will hope in Him.

"For He shall deliver thee from the snare of the i hun-ters * and from J., ev-'ry troub-ling word.

"With His shoulders wiIJ He o-ver- i shad-ow thee, '" and under His ~ Wings shalt thou have hope.

"With a shield~ will His Truth en- i com-pass thee; * thou shalt not be af'raid

for the ~ ter-rorbj night. '

"Nor for the arrow that flieth by day, t nor for the thing that walk-eth in

i dark-ness, '" nor for the mishap and de- J., mon of noon-day. '

"A thousand shall fan at thy side, t and ten thousand at thy i right hand, * but unto thee ~ shall it not come nigh.

"Only with thine eyes shalt i thou be-hold, * and thou shalt see the re- ~ ward of sin-ners.

"For Thoii, 0 Lord, i art My Hope." * Thou madest the 'Most ~ High Thy

Ref-uge. , ,

No evils shall come i nigh thee, * and no scourge shall draw nigh un- ~ to thy dwell-ing.

For He shall give His Ang-els charge l' ov-er thee * to keep J., thee in all thy ways.

On their hands shall they T bear thee up, * lest at any time thou dash thy ~ foot

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a-gainst a stone.

Upon the asp and bas-il-isk T shalt thou tread, * and thou shalt trample upon the 11- J., on and drag-on.

"For he hath set his hope on Me, and i will de- i Ilv-er hi m; * I will shelter him because J., he hath known My Name.

':He shall cry unto Me, and I will hearken ul_!-to him; t I am with him in af- i ftlc-tlcn, * and I will rescue him and J., glor-if-& him.

"With length of days will I sat-is- i fy hi m, * and I will show him ~ My sal-va -tldn,"

Glory be to the Fath-er, and i to the + Son, * and J., to the Ho-Iy Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both now and l' ev-er, '" and unto the ages of

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J., a-ges. A-men.

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All repeat: There was giv-en un-to him much in-cense, that he should of-fer it up-on I • • 1'i • !!Iil_. I ,.. . . . .

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the Gold-en Al-tar which is set be-fore the Eyes of the Lord.

Then the 1st Cantor alone begins chanting the 9th Antiphon:

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_ Let us praise the Lard.

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Whom Cher-u-bim and Ser-a-phim cry out: "Ho-Iy, Ho-Iy, Ho-ly,"

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Then the 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 9th Psalm/,' using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of braekets therein): o sing un-to the Lord a i new song; *

Then, only the 1 st Cantor's side ei. the Quire completes the verse:

sing unto the 1 Lord all the Earth.

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

Sing unto the Lord, i bless His Name;:;' proclaim from day 'to day the good

tidings of His 1 sal-va-tion. .

Declare among the na-tions His T Glor-y, * and among all peo-ples 1 His won-ders.

For Great is ~the Lord, and greatly to be T Prai-sed;· * HE IS to be Fear-ed

1 a-bove all gods. 'Ii

For all the gods of the na-tions are T de-mons; * but the r..ord made 1 the Heav-ens.

Praise and beauty are be- l' fore Hi m; * holiness and majesty are in His Sane- 1 tu-ar-Y.

Bring to the Lord, ye kindreds of the na-tions, t bring to the Lord glor-y and

i hon-our; * bring to the Lord the glory due un- t to His Name. .

Bring sacrifices, and go in- i to His Courts; * worship the Lord in 1 His Ho-ly

Court. .

Let the Earth be shaken at His T Pres-ence; * say among the na-tions that 1 the Lord is King.

For He hath established the world which shall not be i sha-ken; * He shall judge the peo-ple in 1 up-right-ness.

Let the Heavens be glad and let the Earth re- joice t let the sea be shaken, and the fiil-ness T there-Of; * the plains shall be joyful, and all the 1 things there-in.

Then shall aU the trees of the forest rejoice at the Pres-ence T of the Lord; * for

He cometh, for He com-eth 1 to judge the Earth. ,

He shall judge the world with T righ-teous-ness * and the peo- 1 pies with His Truth.

Glory be to the Fath-er, and l' to the" Son, * and to 1 the Ho-ly Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both now and T ev-er, * and unto the ages of a- 1 ges. A-men.

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the Lord Whom Ang-els praise, un-to

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Whom Cher-u-bim and Ser-a-phim cry out: "Ho-ly, Ho-ly, Ho-ly,"

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Then the 2nd Cantor alone I 1 ; • • ;~.'I\ I ~

begins chanting the 10th Antiphon: Mi-chael, Ga-bri-el.

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a-loud day by day, sa"'y-ing: "Wor-thy: ART THOU,O Lord, to re-ceive glor-y .

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Psalm 96:

Then the" 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 10th Psalm, s".using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

The Lord is King, Jet the T Earth re-joice; :I<

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the Quire completes the verse:

let the many tis-lands be glad.

And then, only the 1st Cantor's side et: the Quire chants the entire next verse ( (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides _alternati'lg the verses thereafter:

Clouds and darkness are round a- i bout Hi m; * righteousness and judgment are the es-tab- t lish-ment Of His Throne.

Fire shan go be- i fore Him, :I< and shan burn up His en- t em-ies round a-bout. His lightnings have shone forth through- T out the world; * the Earth saw it t and was sha-ken.

The mountains melted like wax at the Pres-ence i Of the Lord, :I< at the Presence

of the t Lord of an the Earth. .

The Heavens de-clar-ed His i righ-teous-ness, * and a~ the peo-ples J saw His GJOr-Y. Letall be put to shame that wor-ship T gra-::ven things, * that boast them-selves

t of their i-dols.

Worship Him, aU ye His i ang-els; :I< ~y-on ~ heard and was glad. ,

And the daugtiters of Ju-d&-a_re- i jol-ced " because of Thy t judg-ments, 0 Lord. For Thou art Lord Most High o-ver T all the Earth; * Thou art Exalted far

~ a-bove all the gods. •

Ye that lqve the Lord, see to it that ye hate e-vil t the ;Lord preserveth the souls of i His Saints; * from the hand pf the sinner shan t He de-liv-er them.

A light hath dawned forth for the J righ-teous man,* and gJadness for t the up-right of heart. Be glad in the Lord, 0 ye l' righ-teous; * and give thanks for the remembrance

1 of His ho-li-ness. _

Glory be to the Fath-er, and i to the 11)1 Son, * and ~ to the Ho:"'ly Ghost.

As I it was in the beginning, both now and l' e:v-er, * and unto the ages of 1 a-ges. A-men.

Then, ~I~~I~~;~~~.~~.~~~~~·~·I\~I~~.~~.~.~~~~~;.~.~~.~~.~~;~~~ptj~~.~~

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Cher-u-bim, and Ser-a-phim cease not to cry

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All repeat:

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Mi-chael, Ga-bri-el,

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a-loud day by day, say-ing: "Wor-thy ART THOU,O Lord, to re-ceive glor-y. I I ~.. I '. I • I ~

Then the 1st Cantor alone

begins chanting the l ltb Antiphon:

Saint Mi-chael the Arch-ang-el.

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All respond:

De-fend us in bat-tie, that we per-ish not

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in the tre- men-dous Judg-ment.

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Psalm 97:

Then the 1st Cantor alone chants the first half 'of the first verse of the 11th Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of lJrackets therein): o sing un-to the Lord a l' new song, *

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side ei. the Quire completes the verse: ,

for the Lord ~ hath wrought won-drous

things. ,

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei. the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two Sides alternating the verses thereafter:

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".. His Right Hand and His T Ho-ly Arm :I: have wrought sal- ~ va-tlon for Him.

The Lord hath made knewn His sal- l' va-tlon; '" in the sight of the nations hath He re- ~ veal'd His righ-teous-ness.

, ... He hath remembered His mer-cy to l' Ja..::.cob, '" and His Truth to the J. Hoiise of ;1 Is-ra-el. . I

All the ends of the l' Earth have seen -'" the sal- ~ va-tion Of Our God.

Shout with jubilation un-to the Lord, i alJ the Earth; :I: sing and re- J. joice and chant Psalms.

Chant ye unto the Lord with a harp, with the harp and with the voice i Of a Psalm, :I: with trumpets of metal, and with a voice of a 1 trum-pet Of horn.

Shout with jubilation before the Lord, Our King; t let the sea be shaken and the ful-ness i there-Of, '" the world and all J. they that dwell there-in. .

The rivers shall clap their hands to-geth-er, t the mountains shall rejoice at the Pres-ence i Of the Lord; :I: for He cometh; yea, HE IS J. Come to judge the Earth.

He will jQJdgrthe world with l' righ-teous-ness, "'and the peo-ples 1 with up-right-ness.

Glory be to the Fath-er, and l' to the It Son, :I: and J. to the Ho-iy Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both now and i ev-er, * and unto the ages of 1 a-ges. A-men.

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All repeat: Saint Mi-chael the Arch-ang-el, de-fend us in bat-tie, that we per-ish not A· •

in the tre- men-dous Judg-ment.

Then the 2nd Cantor alone begins chanting the 12th Antiphon:

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By the Arch-an-gel Mi-chael's.

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All respond: In-ter-ven-tion were we sup-port-ed;
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o Lord, of Thee we beg, that them that we at-tend with hon-our, we may grasp

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e-ven in mind, al-Ie-lu-ya.

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Psalm 102:

Then the 2nd Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 12th Psalm, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

Bless the Lord, 0 J, my soul, * ~

Then, only the 2nd Cantor's side ei: the Quire completes the verse:

and all that is within me J, bless His Ho-ly Name.

And then, only the" 1 st Cantor's side ei. the Quire chants the entire next verse

(omitting the intonation notes) / the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

Bless the Lord, 0 J, my soul. * and forgd not all that J, He hath done f'or thee" Who is Gracious unto jJ) thine in-i- J, quit-Ies, * Who healeth all Ithlne in-firm-it-ies, Who redeemeth thy life from CQf- J, rtip-tlon, * who crowneth thee with mercy

J, and com-pas-suin, _ ~

.". Who fwfilleth thy de-si-re with J, goOd thi~; * thy youth shaD be re-newd J, as the ea--glC's.

The Lord performeth deeds of J, mer-cy, * and executeth judgment for all

J, them that are wrong'd. /'

_ He hath made His ways known un-to J, Mo-ses, * unto the sons of Isra-el the

J, things that He hath will'd. I' 'I

Compassionate and Mer-ci-ful ls I the LOrd, * long-suffering and plent-e:- J, ous in mer-cy. l Not unto the end will He be Ang-.l. er-ed: * neither unto eternity J, will He be Wroth. Not according to our iniquities hath He dealt J, with us; * neither according to

our sins hath J, He re-ward-ed us. ,_ • I

For according to the height of Heav-en from J, the Earth * the Lord hath made His mercy to prevail over J, them that fear Him.

_ As far as the east is from J, the west, * so far hath He removed our in-i- J, qult-ies from us.

Like as a father hath compassion upon his sons, t so hath the Lord had compassion upon them that J, fear Hi m; * for He knoweth J, where-of we are made.

He hath remembered that we are dust; t as for man, his days are as J, the grass; * as a flower of the field, so J, shall he blos-som forth.

For when the wind is passed over it, then it shall J, be gone; * and no longer will

it J, know the place thgre-df', '"

But the mercy or the Lord is from e-ter-J,nit-y,* even unto eternity ep-onltbem that fear Him. ~ And His righteousn~ss is up-on sOns J, of sOns; * upon them that J, keep His tes-ta-ment,

And remember His com- .1 mand-ments * .1 (') to do them. '

The Lord in Heaven hath pre-par'd J, His ThrOne, * and His Kingdom J, ru-leth o-ver au. Bless the Lord, aJI ye His An_,g-els, t mighty in strength, that per-form J Hls

word, * to hear the .1 Voice of His words. A

Bless the Lord, all ye J, His hosts, * His minis- J, ters that do His Will.

Bless the Lord, all ye His works, t in every place of His do- J, min-ion. * Bless

J, the Lord, 0 my soul. •

Glory be to the Fath-er, and to J, the III Son, * and to J, the Ho-ly Ghost.

As jt was in the beginning, both now and J, ev-er, * and unto the ages of a- J, ges. A-men.

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All repeat: By the

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o Lord, of Thee we beg, that them that we at-tend with hon-our, we may grasp

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e-ven in mind, al-Je-Iu-ya.

The Versicle

v. There ascendeth the smoke of the incense up unto the Sight of the Lord. ~. Out of the Angel's hand.

Lessons and Responsories in the form of the Second Nocturn for a Sunday, Volume I, the Psalter Outside Paschaltide , p, 35, are to be done as given in the Lectionary.

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The Canticles

Three Canticles are then chanted for the Third Nocturn as follows.

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Thee, God AI-might-y.

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begins chanting the 13th Antiphon:

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All respond:

1\ I III

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We beg, that, by the 'in-ter-ces-sion of

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.... Mi-chael the Ar"ch-ang-el, Thou may-est deign to grant us life ev-er-tast-Ing,

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Canticle of Isaias I (Is. 33: 2 - 10):

The 1st Cantor a'lone chants the first half of the first verse of the 1st Canticle, using this Tone, including the intonation notes (withi7J: the first set of brackets therein): r

o Lord, be Gracious un-to us; t-we have wait-ed T for Thee; '" ~

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side Q[_ the Quire completes the verse:

be Thou Their Arm every morning, Our

Salvation also in the ~ time of troub-le, And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side Q[_ the Quire chants the entire next verse (omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter:

At the noise of the tu-mult the i peo-ple fled; '" at the lifting up of thyself the

na- ~ tions were scat-ter-ed. ,

And your spoil shall be gathered like the gathering of the cat-er- i pil-ler; '" as the running to and fro of locusts shall he ~ run up-on tqem.

The Lord. is,IEtxalted; for He dwell-eth f on High; "'He hath filled Syon with

judg- ~ ment and righ-teous-ness. ~

And Wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times" t and strength of sal- i va-tion; '" the fear of the Lord ~ is his treas-ure.

Behold, their valiant ones shall i cry wlth-outr " the ambassadors of peace ~ shall weep bit-ter-lY.

The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceas-ethi t he hath bro-ken the

i Cov-en-ant, :I< he hath despised the cities, he re- ~ gar-deth no man.

The Earth mourn-eth and i lang-uish-eth; '" Lebanon is a-sha~ ~ med and hc}VIl dOJVn; Sharon is like a i wil-der-ness: * and Basan and Carmel ~ shake 9ff their fruits. "Now will I rise," T saith the LOrd; Ii< now will I be EXalted; now will ~ I lift Up My-sillf. Glory be to the Fath-er, and i to the '" Son, '" and ~ to the He-Iy Ghost.

As,it was in the beginning, both now and T ev-er, * and unto the ages of ~ a-ges. A-men.

Canticle of Isaias II (Is. 33: 13 - 18):

Then the 1st Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 2nd Canticle, using the same Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

Hear, ye that are far off, what i I have done; '"

Then, only the 1st Cantor's side Q[_ the Quire completes the verse: ~

and, ye that are near, ac-- ~ knowl-edge My Might And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side Q[_ the Quire chants the entire next verse

(omitting the intonation notes), the twl? sides alternating the verses thereafter: ~

The sinners in Sy-on T are a-fraid; '" fearfulness hath sur-prl- ~ sed the hjp-o-crttes. Who among us shall dwel] with the de-vour-ing i fi-re? '" Who among us shall dwell with ever- ~ las-ting bur-nings?

_ He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprlght-Ij; t he th!J.t desplseth the

gain of op- T pres-sions, '" that shaketh his hands from J hold-Ing of bribes,

That ~toppeth his ears from hearing i of blood, '" and shutteth his eyes from ~ see-ing e-vil;

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Tone 8 I [I • .) ••• (. 8 • ') •••• • 13 • I • • • • • • • •• ....." ~

He shall dwell on High; t his place of defence shall be the mu-ni-ttons i Of rocks; * bread shall be given him; his ~ wa-ters shall be sure.

Thine eyes shall see the King in his beau-ty; t they shall behold- the land that is

ver-y i far Off. * Thine heart shall med- ~ it-ate ter-ror. .

Glory be to the Fith-er, and i to the III Son, * and ~ to the Ho-ly Ghost.

As,it was in the beginning, both now and T ev-er, * and unto the ages of ~ a-ges. A-men.

Canticle from Ecclesiasticus (the Book of Wisdom of Jesus Ben-Sirach) (Eccius. 36: 14 - 19):

Then the Iss: Cantor alone chants the first half of the first verse of the 3rd ,Canticle, using the same Tone, including the intonation notes (within the first set of brackets therein):

o Lord, have mercy u~oJi the people that is call-ed i by Thy Name, * Then, only the 1st Cantor s side ei. the Quire completes the verse:

and upon Isra-el, whom Thou hast na- ~ med ;f

Thy first-born.

And then, only the 2nd Cantor's side. Qj_ the Quire chants the entire next verse

(omitting the intonation notes), the two sides alternating the verses thereafter: I

o be Merciful unto Jerusalem, Thy Ho-ly i Cit-y, * the J place of Thy re_st.

Fill Syon with Thine un-speak-a-ble i o-ra-cles, * and Thy people 1 with Thy Glor-Y·

Glve testimony unto those that Thou past possess-ed from the be- i gin-ning, * and raise up Prophets that 1 have been in Thy Name.

Re-ward them that i wail for Thee, * and let Thy Prophets ~ be found faith-ful.

o Lord, hear the prayers of Thy servants; according to the blessing of Aaron o-ver Thy i peo-ple, * and guide us on the ~ path of righ-teous-ness.

That all they~ which dwell up-on the i Earth may know * that Thou art the

Lord, t the E-ter-nal God. ~

Glory be to the Fath-er, and i to the III Son, * and 1 to the Ho-Iy Ghost.

As it was in the beginning, both now and T ev-er, * and unto the ages of

t a-ges. A~men. III ... .:1 I • .., • I

Then, ;., tI all ..... "

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All repeat:

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Thee, God Al-might-y, we beg, that, by the irr-ter-ces-sion of

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Mi-chael the Arch-ang-el, Thou may-est deign to grant us life ev-er-last-ing.

The Versicle YI.. Michael the Archangel, come.

~. Unto the aid of the people of God.

Lessons and Responsories in the form of the Third Nocturn for a Sunday, Volume I, the Psalter Outside Paschaltide , pp . 38 - 39, are to be done as given in the Lectionary.

The Gospel Procession is to be done as given for the Night Vigils (Matins) of Sundays in Volume I of the Psalter, the Psalter Outside Paschdiide, pp, 39 - 42, with the Collect as follows:

The Collect

o God, Who hast ordained and constituted the ministries of angels and men in a wondrous order, mercifully grant, that as Thy holy angels alway do Thee service in Heaven, so by Thine appointment they may succour and defend us upon the Earth. Through Our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the

Unity of the Holy Ghost, God, through all the ages of ages. ~. Amen. •

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