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as nothing in respect of thee, and verily
every man living is altogether vanity. 7.
For man walketh in a vain shadow, and disquieteth himself in vain: he heapeth up riches, and cannot tell who shall gather
them. 8. And now, LORD, what is my hope ? tru
ly my hope is even in thee. 12. When thou with rebukes doth chasten
man for fin, thou makeft his beauty to consume away, like as it were a moth fretting a garment : every man therefore
is but vanity 13. Hear my prayer, O LORD, and with
thine ears consider my calling; hold not
thy peace at my tears. 14. For I am a stranger with thee, and a
fojourner : as all my fathers were. 15. O spare me a little, that I may recover
my strength : before I go hence, and be no more feen.
By Mr. PELHAM HUMPHREYS, Master
of the Children, and one of the Gent, of the Chapel to K. Charles II. and K. James II.
Tenor, Contra. tenor.
IKE as the hart desireth the L
water-brooks: so longeth my 37 foul after thee, O God.
2. My soul is a thirst for God, yea, even for the living God: when shall I come to appear before the
presence of God? 3. My tears have been my meat day and
night : while they daily say unto me;
Where is now thy God? 4. Now when I think thereupon, I pour
out my heart by my felf: for I went with the multitude, and brought them
forth into the house of God. 5. In the voice of praise and thanksgiving :
among such as keep holy-day. 6. Why art thou so full of heaviness, O my
soul : and why art thou fo disquieted within me ?
7. O put
O put thy trust in God: for I will yet give him thanks for the help of his countenance.
Two Tenors, Contra.
send help unto Jacob.
enemies : and in thy name will we tread
them under that rise up against us.
my sword that shall help me.
enemies : and puttest them to confusion
that hate us.
and will praise thy name for ever.
By Mr. WILLIAM TUCKER, one of the
Gentlemen of the Chapel to King Charles
Three Voices. Bass, Contratenor, Treble.
2. Every day will I give thanks unto thee : and praise thy Name
for ever and ever. 3. Great is the LORD and marvellous, wor
thy to be praised; there is no end of his
greatness. 4. One generation shall praise thy works
unto another : and declare thy power. 5. As for me, I will be talking of thy wor
ship: thy glory, thy praise and wondrous
works. 6. So that men shall speak of the might
of thy marvellous acts: and I will also tell
of thy greatness. 7. And men shall sing of thy righteousness.
The second part of the CXIXth PsALM. Two
Voices, Herewithal shall a young man Two
cleanse his way? even by ruling Trebles: himself after thy word. With
whole heart have I sought thee: · O let me not go wrong out of thy com
mandments. 3. Thy words have I hid within
heart: that I should not sin against thee. 4: Blessed art thou, O LORD: O teach me
thy statutes. 5. With my lips have I been telling : of
all the judgments of thy mouth. 6. I have had as great delight in the way
of thy testimonies : as in all manner of
riches, 7: I will talk of thy commandments : and
have respect unto thy ways. 8. My delight shall be in thy statutes : and
I will not forget thy word.