Obrazy na stronie
PDF
ePub

Page Nine in the Morning

168 Twelve at Noon

170 One at Noon

171 Three Afternoon

172 Four Afternoon

174 Five Afternoon

175 Sir Afternoon

176 From Sir to Nine in the Evening 178 Midnight

180 Between Midnight and Morning 181 Towards Break of Day

183

MORNING

[ocr errors][merged small][merged small]

GLORY be to thee, O Lord, all glory be to thee, for the sleep which thou hast graciously given me this night: A seasonable 'recruit to the wastings, and a kind intermission to the labours, of this poor weak and wearied body.

And now, that thou hast added to the number of my days. that this and every day may be employed to

the

Page Nine in the Morning

168 Twelve at Noon

170 One at Noon

171 Three Afternoon

172 Four Afternoon

174 Five Afternoon

175 Sir Afternoon

176 From Sir to Nine in the Evening 178 Midnight

180 Between Midnight and Morning 181 Towards Break of Day

183

MORNING

thou knowest most expedient for the good of all our souls, grant, O good Lord.

Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report, if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, that I may think on these things, and may do these things, grant, O good Lord.

Finally, since this life must shortly have an end; that mine may be concluded with a truly christian death, a death, perfectly void of sin and shame, and (if such be thy good pleasure) as free from pain as may be, grant, O good Lord.

But

the perfecting of holiness in the fary, and sweetened with the comforts of health, of peace, and innocence, grant, () good Lord.

That the Angel of Peace, the holy guide of thy children, the faithful guard set by thee over their souls and bodies, may encamp round about me, and continually suggest to my mind such things as conduce to thy glory, and to my salvation, grant, O good Lord.

That all the sins, offences, and neglects of niy days already gone, may, by thy mercy, be freely pardoned, and entirely done away, grant, O good Lord.

That it may please thee to bless the world with prosperity and peace, but chiefly with such mercies, as

thou

« PoprzedniaDalej »