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And let thy Passion pardon win
For what we have offended in
Thought, or word, or deed of sin.
And as thy mercy wipes away
What we have done amiss to-day,
So now that night returns again
Our bodies and our souls refrain
From spot or taint of sinful stain.
Let not dull sleep oppress our eyes,
Nor us the enemy surprise;

Nor fearful dreams our minds affright,
While the blackness of the night
Holds from us the cheerful light.
To thee who dost by rest renew
Our wasted strength, we humbly sue
That when we shall unclose our eyes
Pure and chaste we may arise
To make our morning sacrifice.
Honour, Lord, to thee be done,
O thou Blessed Virgin's Son,
With the Father and the Spirit,
As is thine eternal merit,

Ever and ever to inherit. Amen.

PRAYER.

LMIGHTY Father, Everlasting God, I thank thee for that thou of thine ine goodness hast guarded me thine unhv rvant in safety and peace through da and hast protected me from the the enemies both of my body and al. And I pray thee that whatsoI have committed to-day against pts and commandments, by thought speech. . . . or by deed. . . . this ilt wholly remit and pardon, of thy y kindness. Moreover, I pray and thee that thou wilt protect r

PRIVATE PRAYERS

For Morning and Evening, and for
Particular Occasions.

ON RISING IN THE MORNING.

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.

N the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ, I

Ghost created me, and redeemed me from eternal death by his Precious Blood: may he direct me, guard me, bless me, lead me into every good work, and guide and strengthen me therein; and after this miserable and perishing life lead me to that blessed life which shall last for ever and ever. Amen.

UR Father, which art in heaven, Hal

lowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

HYMN. Ales diei nuncius.

The winged herald of the day

Proclaims the morn's approaching ray;
And Christ the Lord our souls excites,
And so to endless life invites.

Take up thy bed, to each he cries,
Who sick or wrapped in slumber lies:
And chaste and just and sober stand,
And watch: My coming is at hand.
With earnest cry, with tearful care,
Call we the Lord to hear our prayer,
While supplication, pure and deep,
Forbids each chastened heart to sleep.
Do thou, O Christ, our slumbers wake
Do thou the chains of darkness break
Purge thou our former sins away,
And in our souls new light display.
All laud to God the Father be,
All laud, eternal Son, to thee;
All laud, as is for ever meet,
To God the Holy Paraclete. Amen.

PRAYER.

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LORD, I thank thee for that thou hast vouchsafed to keep me this night, through thy great mercy, and hast spared me to work in thy service through another day. And I beseech thee of thine infinite loving-kindness to give me grace, so to pass the day now coming in all lowliness.

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chastity .. charity patience.... goodness goodness. . . . fear. wariness that my service may please thee through Him who shall come to judge both the quick and the dead and the world by fire. Keep and preserve me from all evil, from all stumbling and giving of offence, from all wilful sin, and from all the crafts and assaults of mine enemies both ghostly and bodily, both seen and unseen; and lead me, O Lord, by the safe guidance of thy Holy

Spirit, that I may come at last to the joy of thy Heavenly kingdom, who livest and reignest one God, world without end. Amen.

Vouchsafe, O Lord, to keep me this day without sin.

Direct my steps and my acts to-day in the paths of thy holiness.

Let thy righteousness be present to my weakness, that I fall into no mortal sin. Amen.

(Here may be said any of the subjoined prayers, p. 44, &c.)

FOR BED-TIME.

In the Name of the Father, and of the
Amen.

Son, and of the Holy Ghost.

UR Father, which art in Heaven, Hal

OUR lowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom

come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

HYMN. Salvator mundi Domine.
Blessed Saviour, Lord of all,
Vouchsafe to hear us when we call ;
And now to those propitious be
That in prayer bow down to thee,
Still to be kept from misery.
Great Ruler of the day and night,
On our darkness cast thy light;

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