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Then he reads the short chapter following:

| lord therefore of the vineyard comFrom the Holy Gospel according

eth, what will he do unto those to St. Matthew.

husbandmen? They say unto Him, IAT that time Jesus said, Hear He will miserably destroy those

A another parable : There was a wicked men, and will let out his certain householder, which planted vineyard unto other husbandmen, a vineyard, and hedged it round which shall render him the fruits about, and digged a winepress in it, in their seasons. Jesus saith unto and built a tower, and let it out to them, Did ye never read in the husbandmen, and went into a far scriptures, The stone which the country : and when the time of the builders rejected, the same is befruit drew near, he sent his servants come the head of the corner : this to the husbandmen, that they might is the Lord's doing, and it is marreceive the fruits of it. And the vellous in our eyes? Therefore husbandmen took his servants, and say I unto you, The kingdom of beat one, and killed another, and God shall be taken from you, and stoned another. Again, he sent given to a nation bringing forth other servants more than the first : the fruits thereof. And whosoever and they did unto them likewise. shall fall on this stone shall be But last of all he sent unto them broken : but on whomsoever it his son, saying, They will reverence shall fall, it will grind him to powmy son. But when the husband- der. And when the chief priests men saw the son, they said among and Pharisees had heard His parathemselves, This is the heir; come, bles, they perceived that He spake let us kill him, and let us seize on of them. But when they sought his inheritance. And they caught to lay hands on Him, they feared him, and cast him out of the vine- the multitude, because they took yard, and slew him. When the Him for a prophet.

Then he says the usual Sentences, Confession, Litany, &c.

(page 71), to the end of the Monday Evening Prayers ; adding after the Lord's Prayer the following Collect :

Collect for Holy Monday. ALMIGHTY and eternal God, who wouldst have our SaU viour to take flesh and undergo the cross, that man might imitate the example of His humility; grant, we beseech Thee, that we may both be worthy of the instruction of His patience and the fellowship of His resurrection; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

1 St. Matthew xxi. 33.

HOLY TUESD A Y.

MORNING PRAYER.

All standing, the head of the family (or the priest or deacon, if

present) says: . O Lord, open Thou our lips. Ry. And our mouth shall shew forth Thy praise. Ý. O God, make speed to save us. Rz. O Lord, make haste to help us. ¥. Glory be to the Father, &c. Rp. As it was, &c.

Then he says the following Psalm:
Psalm 142.

1 I had no place to flee unto : and T CRIED unto the Lord with my no man cared for my soul. T voice : yea, even unto the Lord I cried unto Thee, O Lord, and did I make my supplication. said : Thou art my hope, and my

I poured out my complaints be- portion in the land of the living. fore Him : and shewed Him of my | Consider my complaint : for I trouble.

| am brought very low. When my spirit was in heaviness O deliver me from my persecuThou knewest my path : in the way tors : for they are too strong for me. wheren I walked have they privily Bring my soul out of prison, laid a snare for me.

that I may give thanks unto Thy I looked also upon my right name : which thing if Thou wilt hand : and saw there was no man grant me, then shall the righteous that would know me.

| resort unto my company.

Then all say, T BELIEVE in God, &c.

Then he says, TAY the reading of the Holy Word (or Holy Gospel) be

unto us salvation and protection. Amen.

Then he reads the short chapter following:

| Then assembled together the chief From the Holy Gospel according

according priests, and scribes, and the elders to St. Matthew.

of the people, unto the palace of I AND it came to pass when Jesus the high priest, who was called

A had finished all His sayings, Caiaphas. And consulted that they He said unto His disciples, Ye might take Jesus by subtilty, and know that after two days is the kill Him. But they said, Not on feast of the passover, and the Son the feast day, lest there be an upof Man is betrayed to be crucified. roar among the people.

Then he says the usual Sentences, Confession, Litany, fc. (page 46), to the end of the Tuesday Morning Prayers; adding after the Lord's Prayer the following Collect :

Collect for Holy Tuesday. 0 ALMIGHTY and eternal God, who wouldst have our SaU viour to take flesh and undergo the cross, that man might imitate the example of His humility ; grant, we beseech Thee, that we may both be worthy of the instruction of His patience and the fellowship of His resurrection ; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

3 St. Matthew xxvi. 1.

HOLY TUESD A Y.

EVENING PRAYER.

All standing, the head of the family (or the priest or deacon, if

present) says:
. Turn Thou us, O God our Saviour.
Ry. And let Thine anger cease from us.
Ý. O God, make speed to save us.
Ry. O Lord, make haste to help us.
¥. Glory be to the Father, &c. Ry. As it was, &c.

Then he says the following Psalm:
Psalm 143.

for my spirit waxeth faint : hide L EAR my prayer, O Lord, and not Thy face from me, lest I be like

1 consider my desire : hearken unto them that go down into the unto me for Thy truth and right- pit. eousness' sake.

1 O let me hear Thy loving-kindAnd enter not into judgment ness betimes in the morning, for in with Thy servant : for in Thy sight Thee is my trust : shew Thou me shall no man living be justified. the way that I should walk in, for

For the enemy hath persecuted I lift up my soul unto Thee. my soul; he hath smitten my life Deliver me, O Lord, from mine down to the ground : he hath laid enemies : for I flee unto Thee to me in the darkness, as the men that hide me. have been long dead.

Teach me to do the thing that Therefore is my spirit vexed pleaseth Thee, for Thou art my within me : and my heart within God : let Thy loving Spirit lead me me is desolate.

forth into the land of righteousYet do I remember the time ness. past ; I muse upon all Thy works : Quicken me, O Lord, for Thy yea, I exercise myself in the works name's sake : and for Thy rightof Thy hands.

eousness' sake bring my soul out of I stretch forth my hands unto trouble. Thee : my soul gaspeth unto Thee And of Thy goodness slay mine as a thirsty land.

enemies : and destroy all them that Hear me, O Lord, and that soon, I vex my soul ; for I am Thy servant.

Then all say, T BELIEVE in God, &c.

Then he says,
M AY the reading of the Holy Word (or Holy Gospel) be

unto us salvation and protection. Amen.
Then he reads the short chapter following:

poor. And they murmured against From the Holy Gospel according her. And Jeg

ei according her. And Jesus said, Let her to St. Mark.

| alone ; why trouble ye her? she 1 AND being in Bethany in the hath wrought a good work on Me.

A house of Simon the leper, For ye have the poor with you alas Jesus sat at meat, there came a ways, and whensoever ye will ye woman having an alabaster box of may do them good : but Me ye ointment of spikenard very pre- have not always. She hath done cious ; and she brake the box, and what she could ; she is come aforepoured it on His head. And there hand to anoint my body to the were some that had indignation burying. Verily I say unto you, within themselves, and said, Why Wheresoever this Gospel shall be was this waste of the ointment preached throughout the whole made ? For it might have been world, this also that she hath done sold for more than three hundred shall be spoken of for a memorial pence, and have been given to the of her. Then he says the usual Sentences, Confession, Litany, fc.

(page 71), to the end of the Tuesday Evening Prayers ; adding after the Lord's Prayer the following Collect :

Collect for Holy Tuesday. nALMIGHTY and eternal God, who wouldst have our Sa

viour to take flesh and undergo the cross, that man might imitate the example of His humility; grant, we beseech Thee, that we may both be worthy of the instruction of His patience and the fellowship of His resurrection; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

i St. Mark xiv.3.

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