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By Dr. John BLOW, Organist, Composer,

and Master of the Children of the Cha-
pel Royal to K. Charles II. K. James II.
K. William and Q. Anne, and Organist
of St. Peter's Westminster.
PSAL, CXIV.

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Voices, HEN I/rael came out of E

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gypt : and the house of Jacob Balas, from among the strange peo- Tenor,

ple, 2. Juda was his Sanctuary: and Israel his tenor.

dominion. 3. The sea faw that and fled : Jordan was

driven back. 4. The mountains skipped like rams ; and

the little hills like young sheep. 5.

What aileth thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest: and thou Jordan, that thou

waft driven back? 6, Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams: and ye

little hills, like young sheep?
7. Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of

the LORD : at the presence of the Gon
of Jacob.

Hallelujah,

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Was in the Spirit on the Lord's day,

Rev. xix. 1. and I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Hallelujah ; salvation, and glory, and honour, and power unto the LORD our

God. 2, 3. For true and righteous are his judg

ments: and again they said, Hallelujah. 4. And the four and twenty elders, and

the four beasts fell down, and worshipped God that sat on the throne, saying,

Amen ; and again they said, Hallelujah. 5.

And a voice came out of the throne, faying, Praise our God, all ye his 'ser

ye

that fear him, both small

vants, and

and great.

6. And I heard, as it were, the voice of a

great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thundrings, saying, Hallelujah : For the

LORD God omnipotent reigneth. 7. Let us be glad and rejoice, and give

honour to him ; for the marriage of the Lamb is come. Hallelujah,

PSAL.

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PsAL. LXVIII.

Three Sing unto God, and sing praises Voices. unto his name: magnify him that Bass,

Tenor, rideth upon the heavens, as it were upon Contra. an horse, praise him in his Name, yea, tenor.

and rejoice before him. 17. The chariots of God are twenty thou

sand, even thousands of Angels: and the LORD is among them, as in the holy

place of Sinai. 18. Thou art gone up on high, thou hast led

captivity captive, and received gifts for men; even for thine enemies, that the LORD God might dwell among them.

O fing unto, &c. 19. Praised be the LORD daily: even the

God who helpeth us, and poureth his

benefits
19. Praised be the LORD daily.
20. He is our God, even the God of

whom cometh falvation: God is the
LORD, by whom we escape death.
Praised be the Lord daily.

Rev. VII. 9. I can

no man could number, of all nations, Twa and kindreds, and people, which stood be-Tenor,

Bafles, fore the throne, cloathed with white robes, Contraand palms were in their hands.

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9. I beheld, and lo, &e.
10. And they cried with a loud voice, saying,

Hallelujah; falvation to our God, which

sitteth on the throne, and unto the Lamb. 13. And I heard a voice, saying, What are

these, which are arrayed in white robes ?

and whence came they?
14. These are they which came out of

great tribulation, and have washed their
robes, and made them white in the blood
of the Lamb.

Therefore are they before the throne
of God, and serve him day and night in

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his temple.

1. And all the Angels who food round

the throne, and the elders, with the four
beasts, fell down before the throne, and

worshipped God saying, Hallelujah :
12. Blessing, and glory, and wifdom, and

thanksgiving, and honour, and power,
and might be unto our GOD for ever and
ever. Amen. Hallelujah,

Two Voices.

Two Bales,

Psal. CXXXIX.
LORD, thou haft searched me out,

and known me; thou knowest my
down-fitting, and mine up-rifing, thou un-
derftandeft my thoughts long before.

2. Thou

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2. Thou art about my path, and about

my bed : and spiest out all my ways. 3. For lo, there is not a word in my tongue :

but thou, O LORD, knowest it altoge

ther. 4. Thou hast fashioned me behind and be

fore: and laid thine hand upon me. 5.

Such knowledge is too wonderful and ex

cellent for me : I cannot attain unto it. 6. Whither shall I go then from thy Spix rit; or whither shall I

go

then from thy presence ?

up into heaven, thou art there ; if I

go down to hell, thou art there also. 8. If I take the wings of the morning : and

remain in the uttermoft parts of the sea ; Even there also shall thy hand lead me :

and thy right hand shall hold me, 10. If I say, Peradventure the darkness shall

cover me; then shall my night be turned

to day I, O LORD, &C. 13.

I will give thanks unto thee, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works, and that my soul knoweth right well.

7. If I climb

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