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In private Masses, said without the blessing of the Palms, instead of the Gospel: In the beginning, is said the Gospel. Matt. xxi. as above, p. 155.

V ESPER S. The Little CHAPTER. Brethren. Beginning of the EPISTLE 10 *, p. 165. HYMN, p. 127. V. and R. as p. 122. PRAYER, Collect as Mass. PAX WIKVARIERE

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defeat those that assault me: take thy armour and shield, and come to my affiftance, O Lord, my mighty Saviour. Pf. Draw thy sword, and stop those that are in pursuit of me: say to my soul: I am thy salvation. Judge, O Lord, &c. to Pr.

COLLECT. Da, quæfumus.
Rant, we beseech thee, O Almighty God, that

we, who, thro' our weakness, faint under fo many adversities, may recover by the passion of thy only begotten Son. Who, with thee and the Holy Ghost, liveth, &c.

LESSON. Ifaias l. 5, 10. 1 N those days : Isaias faid: The Lord God hath

opened my ear, and I contradict him not: and I turned not my back on him. I have given up my body to those that struck me, and my cheeks to those that plucked them: I have not turned away my face from those that abused me and spit on me. The Lord God is my help, therefore am I not alhamed: therefore have I made my face like a hard rock, and I know that I shall not be put to shame. He is at hand who justifieth me, who will declare against me? Let us stand up together, who

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is my adversary? Let him come forth to me. Bebold the Lord God is my helper, who is it that will condemn me? Bebold they Thall all be destroyed as a garment, the moth fhall eat them. Which of you feareth the Lord, and beareth the voice of his servant ? He that hath walked in darkness, and hath no light, let him hope in the name of the Lord, and rely on the Lord his God.

GRADUAL. P/. 34. Arise, O Lord, be attentive to my trial; my God and my Lord, undertake my cause. V. Draw thy sword, stop those that are in pursuit of me.

Tract. Deal not, O Lord, &c. as above, p. 29.

GOSPEL. John xii. 1, 9.
IX days before the Paffover, Jefus came to

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fus raised again. And they made a supper for him there : and Martha waited, and Lazarus was one of those that were at table with him. And Mary took a pound of very excellent (pikenard, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair : and the house was filled with the odour of the perfume. Therefore one of his disciples, Judas the Iscariot, who was about to betray him, said: Why was not this perfume fold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor? And he said this, not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the purse, carried what was put in it. Jesus therefore said: Let her alone, that the may keep it for the day of my burial. For you have the poor always with you, but me you have not always. And a great multitude of the Jews knew he was there ; and they came not only on account of Jesus, but to fee Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead.

OFFERTORY. Pf. 142. Deliver me from my enemies, O Lord : to thee have I fled, teach me to do thy will: because thou art my God.

SECRET. Grant, 0 Almighty God, that being purified by

the powerful virtue of this facrifice, we may arrive with greater purity to the author and institutor thereof. Thro'.

COMMUNION. Ps. 34. Let them blush and be afhamed, who rejoice at my misfortunes: let them be covered with confusion and shame, who speak maliciously against me.

POSTCOMMUNION. Præbeant nobis.
ET thy holy myfteries, O Lord, inspire us

with divine fervour: that we delight both in their effect and celebration. Thro'. Let us pray. Bow down your heads to God.

PRAYER. Adjuva nos.
Elp us, O God, our salvation: and grant that

we may celebrate with joy the memory of chele benefits,

by which thou hast been pleased to sedeem us. Thro'.

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MASS. INTROIT.

E ought to glory in the cross Gal. 6.

of our Lord Jesus Chrift: ig whom is our salvation, life, and resurrection : by whom we have been faved and delivered. P/.66. May God have mercy on us, and bless us : may bis countenance shine upon us, and may he take pity on us. We ought to glory, &c. to Pf.

COLLECT. Omnipotens. Almighty and Everlafting God, grant that we

may lo celebrate the mysteries of our Lord's paffion, as to obtain thy pardon. Thro' the fame.

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LESSON. Jer. xi. 18, 20. I those days : Jeremias

said: 0 Lord, thou haft shewn it me, and I have known it: then thou didit discover to me their designs. And I was as a meek lamb, that is carried to be sacrificed : and I knew not that they formed designs against me, saying: Let us cast wood into his bread, and cut him off from the land of the living, and let his name be remembered no more. But thou, O Lord of hosts, that judgest justly, and searchest the reins and hearts, let me see thy vengeance upon them: for to thee have I laid open my cause, O Lord my God.

GRADUAL. Pf. 34. When they were troublesome to me, I put on hair-cloth, and humbled my soul in fasting : and I will yet continue to pour forth my prayer in my bosom. V. Judge those, o Lord, who hurt me: defeat those that assault me: take thy armour and fhield, and come to my affiftThe PASSION of our Lord JESUS CHRIST,

according to Mark, Chap. xiv.
T that time : After two days was the feast of

the Palover and of unleavened bread, and the chief priests and Scribes fought how they might take Jesus by craft, and put him to death. But they said : S. Not on the feast-day, left there should be a tumult among the people. C. And when Jesus was at Bethania, in the house of Sifron the leper, at table, there came a woman having an alabaster box of very costly ointment of spikenard ; and breaking the alabaster box, The poured it out on his head. And there were some that were vexed within themselves at it, and faid: S. Why was this ointment wasted ? For it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence, and given to the poor, C. And they murmured against her. And Jesus said : + Let her alone : Why do you disturb her? She bath done a

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good work on me. For you have the poor always with you; and whensoever you will, you may do them good; but me you have not always. She hath done what she could : and is come beforehand to anoint my body for it's burial. Amer I say to you: Wherever this gospel faall be preached throughout the whole world, this also, which The hath done, shall be told for a memorial of her. C. Then Judas the Iscariot, one of the twelve, went to the chief priests to betray him to them. And when they heard it, they were glad, and promised to give him money. And he lought how he might conveniently betray him. Now on the first day of unleaven bread, when they killed the Palover, his disciples say to him: S. Where wilt thou have us go, and prepare for thee to eat the Palover ? C. And he sendeth two of his disciples, and faith to them: + Go into the city, and there will meet you a man carrying a pitcher of water, fol. low bim: and wherever he goeth in, say to the master of the house: The Master faith : where is the guest-room, in which I may cat the Passover with my disciples? And he will shew you a large upper-room ready furnished; and there make ready for us. C. And his disciples went, and coming into the city, found every thing as he had said to them, and made ready the Pallover. And in the evening he came with the twelve. And as they were at table, and eating, Jesus saith: + Amen I say to you: one of you that eateth with me, will betray me. C. And they began to be fad, and to say to him severally: S. Is it I? C. He saith to them: + It is one of the twelve, that dippeth his hand with me in the dich. And the Son of Man indeed goeth as it is written of him: but wo to that man by whom the Son of Man shall be betrayed. It had been better for that man if he had never been born, L. And while they were eating, Jefus took bread,

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