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9 Who giveth fodder unto the cattle : and feedeth the young ravens that call upon

him. 10 He hath no pleasure in the strength of an horse : neither delighteth he in any man's legs.

11 But the Lord's delight is in them that fear him : and put their trust in his mercy.

12 Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem : praise thy God, O Sion.

13 For he hath made fast the bars of thy gates : and hath blessed thy children within thee.

14 He maketh peace in thy borders : and filleth thee with the flour of wheat.

15 He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth : and his word runneth very swiftly.

16 He giveth snow like wool : and scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes.

17 He casteth forth his ice like morsels : who is able to abide his frost ?

18 He sendeth out his word, and melteth them : he bloweth with his wind, and the waters flow.

19 He sheweth his word unto Jacob : his statutes and ordinances unto Israel.

20 He hath not dealt so with any nation : neither have the heathen knowledge of his laws.

PSALM CXLVIII. Laudate Dominum. O

PRAISE the Lord of heaven : praise

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

3 Praise him, sun and moon : praise him, all

ye stars and light.


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

5 Let them praise the Name of the Lord : for he spake the word, and they were made ; he commanded, and they were created.

6 He hath made them fast for ever and ever : he hath given them a law which shall not be broken.

7 Praise the Lord upon earth : ye dragons, and all deeps;

8 Fire and hail, snow and vapours : wind and storm, fulfilling his word ;

9 Mountains and all hills : fruitful trees and all cedars;

10 Beasts and all cattle : worms and feathered fowls;

11 Kings of the earth and all people : princes and all judges of the world ;

12 Young men and maidens, old men and children, praise the Name of the Lord : for his Name only is excellent, and his praise above heaven and earth.

13 He shall exalt the horn of his people ; all his saints shall praise him : even the children of Israel, even the people that serveth him.

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PSALM CXLIX. Cantate Domino.

O : let the

congregation of saints praise him. 2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him : and let the children of Sion be joyful in their King.

3 Let them praise his Name in the dance : let them sing praises unto him with tabret



and harp.

4 For the Lord hath pleasure in his people : and helpeth the meek-hearted.

5 Let the saints be joyful with glory : let them rejoice in their beds.

6 Let the praises of God be in their mouth : and a two-edged sword in their hands;

7 To be avenged of the heathen : and to rebuke the people;

8 To bind their kings in chains : and their nobles with links of iron.

9 That they may be avenged of them, as it is written : Such honour have all his saints.

PSALM CL. Laudate Dominum.


PRAISE God in his holiness : praise him in the firmament of his power. 2 Praise him in his noble acts : praise him according to his excellent greatness.

3 Praise him in the sound of the trumpet : praise him upon the lute and harp.

4 Praise him in the cymbals and dances : praise him upon the strings and pipe.

5 Praise him upon the well-tuned cymbals : praise him upon the loud cymbals.

6 Let every thing that hath breath : praise the Lord.



The Morning and Evening Service to be used daily at Sea shall be the same which

is appointed in the Book of Common Prayer.

These tno following Prayers are to be safe, and seen all things quiet about also used in her Majesty's Navy every us, we have forgot theo our God, day.

and refused to hearken to the still ETERNAL Lord God, who a

of thy word, and to obey thy

O En spreadest out the entiens, coinmandnients: But now we seen


and rulest the raging of the sea; how terrible thou art in all thy who hast com passed the waters with works of wonder; the great God to bounds until day and night come

be feared above all: And therefore to an end ; Be pleased to receive in- we adore thy Divine Majesty, acto thy Almighty and most gracious knowledging thy power, and improtection the persons of us thy ser- ploring thy goodness. Help, Lord, vants, and the Fleet in which we and save us for thy mercy's sake serve. Preserve us from the dan- in Jesus Christ thy Son, our Lord. gers of the sea, and from the vio- Amen. lence of the enemy; that we may be

Or this. a safeguard unto our most gracious

. O Lord God, who dwellest in hea

MOST Sovereign Lady, Queen VICTORIA, and her Dominions, and a security ven, but beholdest all things below; for such as pass on the seas upon Look down, we beseech thee, and their lawful occasions; that the in-hear us, calling out of the depth of habitants of our Island may in peace misery, and out of the jaws of this and quietness serve thee our God; death, which is ready now to swaland that we may return in safety to low us up: Save, Lord, or else we enjoy the blessings of the land, with perish. The living, the living, shall the fruits of our labours, and with

praise thee.

O send thy word of a thankful remembrance of thy command to rebuke the raging mercies to praise and glorify thy winds, and the roaring sea; that holy Name; through Jesus Christ we, leing delivered from this disour Lord. Amen.

tress, may live to serve thee, and to The Collect.

glorify thy Name all the days of REVENT us, O Lord, in all our life. Hear, Lord, and save us,

for the infinite merits of our blessour cious favour, and further us with ed Saviour, thy Son, our Lord Jesus thy continual help; that in all our

Christ. Amen. works begun, continued, and ended I The Prayer to be said before a Fight in thee, we may glorify thy holy at Sea against any Enemy. Name, and finally by thy mercy obtain everlasting life; through Je- O

MOST powerful and glorious

Lord God, the Lord of hosts, sus Christ our Lord. Amen.

that rulest and commandest all

things; Thou sittest in the throne 9 Prayers to be used in Storms at Sea.

judging right, and therefore we MOST powerful and glorious make our address to thy Divine the winds blow, and lift up the thou wouldest take the cause into waves of the sea, and who stillest thine own hand, and judge between the rage thereof; We thy creatures, us and our enemies. Stir up thy but miserable sinners, do in this strength, O Lord, and come and our great distress cry unto thee for help us ; for thou givest not alway help: Save, Lord, or else we perish. the battle to the strong, but canst We confess, when we have been save by many or by few. 0 let not

P B Loings, with thy most gia

O , that T powerful: bordefend our cause

our sins now cry against us for And forgive us our trespasses, As vengeance; but hear us thy poor we forgive them that trespass aservants begging mercy, and im- gainst us. And lead us not into ploring thy help, and that thou temptation; But deliver us from wouldest be a defence unto us a- evil: For thine is the kingdom, gainst the face of the enemy: Make The power, and the glory, For ever it appear that thou art our Saviour and ever. Amen. and mighty Deliverer, through Je

When there shall be imminent danger, sus Christ our Lord. Amen.

as many as can be spared from neces. Short Prayers for single persons, that

sary service in the Ship shall be called

together, and make an humble Confos. cannot meet to join in Prayer with

sion of their sin to God: In which others, by reason of the Fight, or Storm.

every one onght seriously to reflect upGeneral Prayers.

on those particular sins of which his conscience shall accuse him; saying as

followeth, and save us for thy mercy's sake.

The Confession. Thou art the great God, that hast made and rulest all things: o de ALMIGHTY God, Father of our

Lord Jesus Christ, Maker of liver us for thy Name's sake.

all things, Judge of all men; We Thou art the great God to be acknowledge and bewail our mani. feared above all: O save us, that fold sins and wickedness, Which we may praise thee.

we, from time to time, most griev. Special Prayers with respect to the ously have committed, By thought,

word, and deed, Against thy Divine Enemy.

Majesty, Provoking most justly thy HOU, O Lord, art just and wrath and indignation against us.

We do earnestly repent, And are against the face of the enemy. heartily sorry for these our misdo

O God, thou art a strong tower of ings; The remembrance of them is defence to all that flee unto thee: grievous unto us; The burden of O save us from the violence of the them is intolerable. Have mercy enemy.

upon us, Have mercy upon us, O Lord of hosts, fight for us, that most merciful Father; For thy

Son we may glorify thee.

our Lord Jesus Christ's sake, For. O suffer us not to sink under the give us all that is past; And grant weight of our sins, or the violence that we may ever hereafter Serve of the enemy.

and please thee In newness of life, O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver To the honour and glory of thy us for thy Name's sake.

Name; Through Jesus Christ our

Lord. Amen. Short Prayers in respect of a Storm.

(Then shall the Priest, if there be any in TH THOU, O Lord, that stillest the the Ship, pronounce this Absolution.

raging of the sea, hear, hear us, and save us, that we perish not. O blessed Saviour, that didst save mercy hath promised forgiveness of

ly Father, who of his great thy disciples ready to perish in a sins to all them that with hearty storm, hear us, and save us, we be- repentance and true faith turn unseech thee.

to him; Have mercy upon you; Lord, have mercy upon us.

pardon and deliver you from all Christ, have mercy upon us.

your sins; confirm and strengthen Lord, have mercy upon us.

you in all goodness, and bring you O Lord, ar us.

to everlasting life; through Jesus O Christ, hear us.

Christ our Lord. Amen.
God the Father, God the Son,
God the Holy Ghost, have mercy
upon us, save us now and ever-

Thanksgiving after a Storm. more. Amen.

Jubilate Deo. Psalm lxvi. 09 Uen Father, which arty in thea: O BE joyfaiden God alle lands:

, Hallowed be Name. sing praises unto the honour Thy kingdom come. Thy will be of his Name, make his praise to be done in earth, As it is in heaven. glorious. Give us this day our daily bread. Say unto God, o how wonderful

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