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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.

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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.


HOU art my King, O GOD, Bass,

send help unto Jacob.
6. Through thee will we overthrow our

enemies : and in thy name will we tread

them under that rise up against us.
7. For I will not trust in my bow : it is not

my sword that shall help me.
8. But it is thou that fav’st us from our

enemies : and puttest them to confusion

that hate us.
5. Thou art my King, O GOD, &c.
9. We make our boast of God all day long :

and will praise thy name for ever.

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By Mr. WILLIAM TUCKER, one of the

Gentlemen of the Chapel to King Charles
II. & C.

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Three Voices. Bass, Contratenor, Treble.


Will magnify thee, O GOD,
my King: and I will praise
thy Name for ever and ever.

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.




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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.

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