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Three Voices.




By Mr. Michael Wise, late Organist of the Cathedral Church of Salisbury, one of the Gent, of the Chapel Royal, and Almoner of St. Paul's.

Psal. LVIL

Wake up, my glofy; awake, lute and harp: I my self will awake right early. 10. I will give thanks unto thee, O Lord, among the people: and I will sing unto thee among the nations. 9. Awake, &c.

11. For the greatness of thy mercy reacheth unto the heavens: and thy truth unto the clouds.

9. Awake, &c.

12. Set up thy self, O God, above the heavens: and thy glory above all the earth.






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1. A Wake, awake, put on thy strength, Jljl O Sion ; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, thou holy city.

2. Shake

. Shake thy self from the dust, O "Jerusalem: loose thy self from the bands of thy neck, O captive daughter of Sion.

. How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth glad tidings of good, that publifheth salvation, that saith unto Sion, Thy God reigneth!

>. Break forth into joy, Hallelujah; sing together, ye waste places of "Jerusalem: for the Lord hath comforted his people, he hath redeemed Jerusalem. *

10. The Lord hath made bare his holy arm in the sight of all nations, and all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of our God. Hallelujah.

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Repare ye the way of the Lord,/?*/}, make straight in the desert a high- Contraway for our God. '*'"'' Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made' straight, and the rough places shall be made plain. , And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed: and all flesh shall see it together. 2 6. And

6. And the voice said, Cry. What shall 1 cry? Ail flesti is grafs, and all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field.

8. The grafs withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of the Lord shall stand fast for ever.

9. O Zion, that bringest glad tidings, get thee up into the mountains: O Jerusalem, that bringest glad tidings, lift Up thy voice with strength; and fay unto Judahi Behold thy Gon.

9. O Jerusalem, that,


By Dr. William Turner, one of the
Gent, of the Chapel Royal to K. Charles
II. K. James II. K. William, Q^Æne,
K. George I. and to his present Majesty.


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O R D, thou hast been our re-Vakafuee : from one generation to J another.

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2. Before the mountains were tenor. brought forth, or ever the earth and ths world were made: thou art God from everlasting, and world without end. Thou turnest man to destruction : again thou sayest, Come again, ye children of men.

. For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday: seeing that is past as a watch in the night.

. As soon as thou scatterest them, they are even as a steep: and fade away suddenly like the grass.

, For when thou art angry, all our days are gone: we bring our years to an end, as it were a tale that is told.

10. The

o. The days of our age are threescore years and ten; and though men be so strong, that they come to fourscore years: yet is their strength then but labour and sorrow; so soon passeth it away, and we are gone.

. For a thousand, &c.

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