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185 examples of psalter in sentences

To-day, we have traces of this ancient custom in our different choir books, the Psalter, the Gradual, the Antiphonarium.

The first clear evidence of a division of the Psalter for use in the Western Church is found in the work of St. Benedict (480-543).

In his arrangement, the whole Psalter was read weekly, and the whole Bible, with suitable patristic selections, was read every year.

This arrangement interrupted the weekly recitation of the whole psalter, and caused great difficulty in later times; for when the feasts increased in number the ferial psalter fell almost into complete disuse.

This arrangement interrupted the weekly recitation of the whole psalter, and caused great difficulty in later times; for when the feasts increased in number the ferial psalter fell almost into complete disuse.

The "modernisers" respected the psalter, the curtailment was in the Lectionary.

The Psalter, Antiphonary, Responsorial, Bible and Book of Homilies were gradually codified.

They changed the text of the Psalter only, Psalterium Romanum, to the more approved text, the Psalterium Gallicanum.

And by keeping octave days and days within the octave as feasts of nine lessons, they almost entirely destroyed the weekly recitation of the psalter; and a large portion of the Breviary ceased to be used at all.

His work had as a set principle the grand old liturgical idea of the weekly recitation of the whole psalter.

The great idea in the reform was to restore the weekly recitation of the whole psalter.

Theoretically, the Breviary made such provision, but practically the great number of saints' offices introduced into the Breviary made the weekly recitation of the psalter an impossibility.

The clergy were constantly reading only a few psalms out of the 150 in the psalter.

He resolved not to adopt a series of minor changes in the Breviary, but to appoint an active commission of reform, whose first work should be a rearrangement of the psalter which must bring back the recitation of the Divine Office to its early idealthe weekly recitation of the whole psalter.

He resolved not to adopt a series of minor changes in the Breviary, but to appoint an active commission of reform, whose first work should be a rearrangement of the psalter which must bring back the recitation of the Divine Office to its early idealthe weekly recitation of the whole psalter.

On the publication of the new Psalter, Pope Pius announced that a commission would undertake a complete revision of the Breviary, a matter of great importance and one which must demand long years of care and study to accomplish.

A member of the committee which re-arranged the Psalter, Monsignor Piacenza, tells us that such revision must embrace: 1.

The Jewish converts, having the psalms committed to memory needed not, nor could they have in those bookless days, a psalter script.

St. Francis De Sales applied to his Breviary the words of St. Augustine on the Psalter, "Psalterium meum, gaudium meum.

And even at the present time, such would be the recitation of the Psalter had not the condition of things changed.

This matter of the reform of the order of the psalter was brought before the Holy See by many bishops and chiefly in the Vatican Council, where the demand for the old custom of reciting the whole psalter weekly was renewed, with the provision that any new arrangement should not impose a greater onus on the clergy, now labouring more arduously in the vineyard of the sacred ministry on account of the diminution of toilers.

This matter of the reform of the order of the psalter was brought before the Holy See by many bishops and chiefly in the Vatican Council, where the demand for the old custom of reciting the whole psalter weekly was renewed, with the provision that any new arrangement should not impose a greater onus on the clergy, now labouring more arduously in the vineyard of the sacred ministry on account of the diminution of toilers.

These requests and wishes were repeated to Pope Pius X., and he took up the matter cautiously, so that the honour due to the cult of the saints should not be diminished, nor the onus on the clergy increased by the weekly recitation of the full Psalter.

The arrangement of the Psalter has an intimate connection with the Divine Office and the Liturgy; and by these new decrees regarding the Office and the Psalms a first step in the improvement of the Breviary and the Missal has been taken.

7. The use of the old order of Psalms found in the Roman Breviary is abolished and interdicted from 1st January, 1913, and the use of the new Psalter for all clergy, secular and regular, who used the Roman Breviary as revised by Pius V., Clement VIII., Urban VIII., and Leo XIII., and those who continue to use the old order do not satisfy their obligation.

Ecclesiastical superiors are to introduce the new order of the Psalter, and chapters are permitted to use it if the majority of the members agree to its introduction.

A reason for the new arrangement of double feasts in the Pian Breviary is the general one, that the Pope wished above all things the weekly recitation of the Psalter, and to bring about this weekly recitation and the restoration of the Sunday Office a mere rearrangement of the Psalms was quite insufficient, and a rearrangement of the gradation of feasts of concurrence and of occurrence was necessary.

The psalms in semi-double feasts are from the Psalter under the day of the week on which the feast is celebrated.

In reckoning the order of precedence between feasts which occur on the same day, lists given in The New Psalter and its Use, p. 108, show that thirteen grades of feast stand before the feasts of semi-double rite.

But just as the calendar became overcrowded with saints' offices, which excluded almost entirely the Sunday and ferial offices, so, too, the additions of octaves created confusion and further tended to the exclusion of the old liturgical use of the Psalter and the supplanting of the Sunday and ferial offices.

The rubrics of the New Psalter (Title I., sec. 6) direct, "In officio Sanctae Mariae in Sabbato et in festis simplicibus sic officium persolvendum est; ad matutinum, Invitatorium et hymnus dicuntur de eodem officio vel de iisdem Festis; Psalmi cum suis antiphonis et versu de Feria occurente I. et II.

Or, perhaps, doubts may be dispelled by The New Psalter (Burton and Myers) published in 1912.

But for priests, long past the student stage, it is difficult to undo the fixed liturgy lore of their student and early priest life; and the need of such a book as The New Psalter and its Uses is, for those interested, a necessity.

This is given in The New Psalter and its Uses.

And if both feasts should have the same dignity, then the fact of external solemnity would confer precedence" (The New Psalter and its Uses, p. 79).

Pater Noster with Dominus Vobiscum and the prayer of the day should be said at the end of the Te Deum, If Lauds follow Matins immediately the Pater and Ave should not be said, for the Congregation (same decree) says "Laudes incohandas ut in Psalterio," but in the Psalter the Pater and Ave are not assigned for the beginning of Lauds.

The psalms as arranged in the new psalter must always be said for a valid recitation of the Office (v. Divino Afflatu).

This prayer, which is generally printed in Breviaries immediately before the Psalter, is to be said kneeling, where this is physically possible.

In the new Psalter, the Psalms have been divided into two large divisions, Psalms I.CVIII.

The New Psalter, Burton and Myers, pp. 51-52).

The verse division of the psalms do not, in the Breviary, always coincide with those of the Vulgatee.g., Psalm X.: PSALTER VULGATE Dominus in templo sancto suo Dominus in templo sancto suo Dominus in coelo sedes ejus Dominus in coela sedes ejus: (v.4).

In the Greek version of the old Testamentthe septuagentthe Psalter is arranged differently from the Hebrew.

This first version is known as the Roman Psalter.

St. Jerome once more set to work between 387 and 391, and published a second edition, more carefully and more extensively corrected, of the Italic version of the Psalms; it is called the Gallican Psalter, because it was adopted by the churches of Gaul.

When he, later on, translated the Old Testament from the Hebrew, he published his third edition of the Psalms, the Hebraic Psalter.

This version was a good one, but the faithful were so familiar with the old Itala psalter that the Church, in her wisdom, thought best to keep it in the editions of the Vulgate according to the Gallican form....

For many years no priest was ordained who could not recite the whole Psalter without the aid of a book, This veneration of the inspired words deserves respect and imitation.

The reform of the Psalter in 1911 has not always preserved this liturgical idea; nevertheless, the character of the Office has not been altered.

In applying the general rule to Sundays and week days, it will be seen that the Psalter contains two sets of Psalms for Lauds.

(iii) Vigils (common) outside Paschal time, when the Office of Vigil is said (New Psalter and Its Uses, p. 188).

"If, according to the new distribution of the Psalter, the Psalms for Lauds do not refer so directly to the symbolism of sunrise, they are nevertheless more varied and are generally well chosen.

It contains, besides those given in the former arrangement of the Psalter, others which are very beautiful and admirably prayerful.

At Prime and Compline the collects of the Psalter are never changed except during the last three days of Holy Week.

The short lesson which, on all feasts, is the same as the chapter which is said at None will be found in the proper or common, under that Hour, The new Psalter and new rubrics made no change in this matter.

Peter and Paul the short lesson at end of Prime is taken from None of the feast, "Et Petrus ad se reversus"; the short lesson for Prime on the feast of St. Aloysius is "Lex Dei ejus" and not the short lesson printed in the Psalter under the day's Office.

" The new arrangement of the Psalter did not retain the old traditional psalms, 4, 90, 133, in Compline, except for Sundays and solemn feasts.

This David was an holy man and made the holy psalter, which is an holy book and is contained therein the old law and the new law.

It was confined to the acquisition of the Psalter by heart, while a little grammar, writing, and accounts were regarded as extraordinary.

Then putting on our most precious ornaments, I took a rich cushion in my arms, together with the bible I had from your majesty, and the beautiful psalter, ornamented with fine paintings, which the queen bestowed upon me.

He next carried him the psalter, which he and the wife who sat next him minutely inspected.

My only comfort was, that I had secretly removed the bible and some other books, on which I set a great store, when I first discovered their covetous intentions; but I did not venture to abstract the psalter, because it was so particularly distinguished by its beautifully gilded illuminations.

Besides private prayers, the whole psalter seems to have been recited each day, in three parts of fifty psalms each.

[Illustration: Fig. 12.Knights and Men-at-arms, cased in Mail, in the Reign of Louis le Gros, from a Miniature in a Psalter written towards the End of the Twelfth Century.]

[Illustration: Fig. 16.Knight in War-harness, after a Miniature in a Psalter written and illuminated under Louis le Gros.]

Besides private prayers, the whole psalter seems to have been recited each day, in three parts of fifty psalms each.

Is it not a melancholy reflection, at the close of a long life, that, after reciting the Psalms at proper seasons, through the greatest part of it, no more should be known of their true meaning and application, than when the Psalter was first taken in hand in school?Bishop Horne.

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She did his will, and going apart, commenced to read the psalter that she carried in her hand.

Thirty years afterwards, Sternhold versified fifty-one of the Psalms; and in 1562, with the help of Hopkins, he completed the Psalter.

"In 1562, with the help of Hopkins, he completed the psalter.

"In 1562, with the help of Hopkins, he completed the Psalter."Gardiner cor.

V. Completion of the Psalter.

The reign of Simon probably witnessed the completion of the Psalter.

The prevailingly prominent liturgical element that characterizes the concluding psalms of the Psalter suggest their original adaptation to the song services of the temple.

The Psalter appears to have been the last to be completed of all the Old Testament books, so that probably before the close of Simon's reign all of the present Old Testament books were written.

The prevailing note in the psalms found in the latter part of the Psalter is joyous.

* * ILLUMINATED PSALTER.

There is an illuminated Psalter preserved amongst the MSS.

A dictionary of the Psalter; edited with introd.

The American Psalter.

BOOK OF COMMON WORSHIP; for use in the several communions of the church of Christ, including the Psalter and prayers for use in colleges, the family, and for personal devotion.

Accompanying harmonies for the Plainsong psalter.

GROOM, LESTER HERBERT. Accompanying harmonies for the Plainsong psalter.

The lyric psalter.

The lyric psalter; the modern reader's book of psalms.

A dictionary of the Psalter; edited with introd.

The strophic structure of Hebrew poetry as illustrated in the first book of the Psalter.

The lyric psalter.

The lyric psalter; the modern reader's book of psalms.

The lyric Psalter: the modern reader's book of Psalms.

The Oxford American psalter.

'Twould do one's heart good to hear how prettily George can read already in the Psalter.

Psalter of the holy and Venerable Beda by the hand of his own dear pupil, young David.

The Psalter separates into several books of sacred song, dating from different periods.

The Psalter is the hymnal of the temple choir at Jerusalem.

It is little that in such company he fought with devils, or that after he had written with much labour a beautiful Psalter, the old monk bade him fling it and worldly pride together over the cliff into a lake.

Such episodes belonged to the times; and, after all, by making a circuit of six miles he found the Psalter miraculously unwet, and only his worldly pride remained at the lake's bottom.

Nay, "the Psalter alone

It was very natural that in her ill condition my dragon should seek medical aid, and I paid no further attention to the propinquity of this unpleasant visitor than I could helpsitting quietly by my shaded lamp, absorbed in the Psalter, in which I found nightly refuge.

The Established Church used the old rough psalter, with paraphrases by Logan, etc., and a few hymns added by authority of the General Assembly.