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And ev'ry finner's crimes Reifque dele crimina.


Bleft Trinity, we
praises fing
To thee, from whom all
graces fpring,
Celestial crowns on thofe

Who conquer by the
crofs below. Amen.

Te, fons falutis Trinitas, Collaudet omnis fpiri


Quibus crucis victori


Largiris, adde præmium. Amen.

V. and R. as above, p. 122.
Anth. Your father A-
braham earnestly defired
to fee my day
it, and rejoiced.

he faw

PRAYER. Collect at Mafs, p. 123.


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Ant. Abraham pater vefter exultavit ut videret diem meum: vidit, & gavifus eft.




Ave mercy on me, O Lord, for man hath trodden me underfoot; he hath affaulted and perfecuted me the whole day long. Pf. My enemies have trampled me under-foot the whole day long: and the number of thofe that affault me is very great. Have mercy, c. to Pf.

COLLECT. Sanctifica.

Anctify, O Lord, we beseech thee, our fafts, and mercifully grant us the pardon of all our fins.

LESSON. Jonas iii. 1, 10.

IN thofe days: The word of the Lord came to the Prophet Jonas the fecond time, faying: Arife, and go to Ninive, the great city: and preach in it the preaching I bid thee. And Jonas arofe,

and went to Ninive, according to the word of the Lord. Now Ninive was a large city, of three days journey. And Jonas began to enter into the city one day's journey; and he cried out and faid: Yet forty days, and Ninive shall be destroyed. And the people of Ninive believed in God, and proclaimed a faft, and put on fackcloth from the greateft even to the least. For the word came to the King of Ninive: and he arofe from his throne, and cafting off his robe, he put on fackcloth, and fat in afhes. And he ordered proclamation to be made and published in Ninive, by order of the King and his Nobles, faying: Let neither man nor beaft, oxen nor fheep, tafte any thing: let them not feed nor drink water. And let men and beasts be covered with fackcloth, and cry out with all their might to the Lord: and let them turn every one from their evil way, and from the iniquity that is in their hands. Who knoweth but God may turn and pardon us, and lay afide the fury of his anger, fo that we may not perifh? And God faw their works, that they had forfaken their evil ways: and our Lord God took compaffion on his people.

GRADUAL. P. 53. O God, hear my prayer: and hearken to the words of mouth. V. Save me, O God, by thy name, and refcue me by thy might. TRACT. Deal not, &c. as above, p. 29.

GOSPEL. John vii. 32, 39,

AT that time: The rulers and Pharifees fent officers to apprehend Jefus. Jefus therefore faid to them: Yet am I a little time with you; and then I go to him that fent me. You fhall feek me, and you fhall not find me: and where I am, thither you cannot come. Then faid the Jews among themselves: Whither will he go, that we shall not find him? Will he go to thofe, who are difperfed

d Expl. It was a long Square, 480 furlongs, or 60 miles round 3 and 20 miles were reckoned a day's journey for a man on foot.

e Expl. From their wicked actions.

among the Gentiles, and teach the Gentiles? What is the meaning of what he said: You shall seek me, and fhall not find me: and, where I am, thither you cannot come? And on the laft day, being the greateft day of the feaft, Jefus ftood up, and cried out aloud, faying: If any one thirst, let him come to me and drink. He that believeth in me, as faith the scripture, out of his belly fhall rivers of living water flow. And this he spoke of the fpirit, which they that believed in him, were to receive.

OFFERTORY. Pf. 6. Turn to me, O Lord, and rescue my foul: fave me for thy mercy's fake. SECRET.


Rant us, O Lord our God, that this facrifice of our falvation may both cleanse us from our fins, and appease thy Majefty. Thro'. COMMUNION. Pf. 23. The Lord of armies is himself the King of glory.

POSTCOMMUNION. Sacramenti. MAY AY the participation, O Lord, we beseech thee, of this faving facrifice both cleanse us, and heal us. Thro'.

Let us pray. Bow down your
Bow down your heads to God.

PRAYER. Da, quæfumus,

GRant, O Lord, we beseech thee, to thy people health both of body and mind, that being conftant in the practice of good work, they may always be fafe under thy protection. Thro'.

Ant. Si quis fitit, ve-
niat ad me & bibat: &
de ventre ejus Auent
aquæ vivæ, dicit Do-

Anth. If any one thirst, let him come to me and drink: and living waters fball flow out of his heart, faith the Lord.

V. and R. as above, p. 122. PRAYER. Da, quæfumus.

a Expl. Heart, or inward parts.




Ait for the Lord, act manfulPf. 26. ly, let thy heart be comforted, and wait for the Lord. Pf. The Lord is my light and my falvation, whom fhall I fear?

COLLECT. Noftra tibi.

MAY our faft, O Lord, we beseech thee, be acceptable to thee, and, having purified us from fin, make us worthy of thy grace, and procure us everlasting remedies. Thro'.

LESSON. Dan. xiv. 27.

IN N thofe days: The people of Babylon gathered together about the King, and faid to him: Deliver up to us Daniel, who hath deftroyed Bel, and killed the Dragon; otherwife we will destroy thee and thy family. The King therefore seeing, that they preffed with violence on him, being obliged by force, delivered Daniel up to them. And they caft him into the den of lions, where he was fix days. Now in the den there were feven lions, and they every day gave them two carcaffes and two fheep, which were not given them then, that they might devour Daniel. And there was in Judea a prophet called Habacuc, who had made broth, and, having broken bread in a dish, was going into the field to carry it to the reapers. And the angel of the Lord faid to Habacuc: Carry the dinner thou haft provided to Daniel in Babylon, who is in the lions den. And Habacuc faid: Lord, I never faw Babylon, neither know I the den. Then the angel of the Lord took him by the crown of his head, and carrying him by the hair, with the force of his fpirit" placed him in Babylen over the den. And Habacuc cried out aloud, faying: O Daniel, fervant of God, take the dinner God hath fent thee. And Daniel faid: Thou haft remembered me, O God, and haft not ↳ Or, In a mighty wind.

abandoned thofe that love thee. And Daniel arofe and eat. And the angel of the Lord immediately carried Habacuc back to his own place. Then the King came on the feventh day to bewail Daniel; and coming to the den, he looked in, and behold, Daniel was fitting in the midft of the lions. And the King cried out with a loud voice, faying: Great art thou, O Lord the God of Daniel. And he took him out of the den of lions. But thofe, who had been the cause of his intended deftruction, he cast into the den, and they were devoured in a moment before his face. Then the King faid: Let all the people of the whole earth fear the God of Daniel, for it is he who faveth, performeth figns and wonders, and hath delivered Daniel from the lions den.

GRADUAL. P. 42. Judge my caufe, O Lord; and deliver me from the wicked and deceitful man. V. Send forth thy light and thy truth; for they have led me on and brought me up to thy holy mount. GOSPEL. John vii. 1, 13.

AT T that time: Jefus went into Galilee; for he would not go into Judea, because the Jews fought to kill him. Now the Jewish feast of the tabernacles was at hand; and his brethren faid to him: Depart hence, and go to Judea, that thy difciples alfo may fee the works thou performeft. For no one doth any thing in fecret, when he hath a mind to be known in publick: if therefore thou performeft these things, fhew thy felf to the world. For neither did his brethren believe in him. Jefus therefore faith to them: My time is not yet come; but your time is always ready. The world cannot hate you; but it hateth me, because I bear witness against it, that it's works are evil. Go you up to this feftival; but I am not now going to this feftival; for my time is not yet fully come. Having faid this, he ftaid in Galilee. But when his brethren M


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