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Magnificat (St Luke 1)

  
Magnificat anima mea Dominum, et exultavit spiritus meus in Deo salutari meo.My soul doth magnify the Lord: and my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.
quia respexit humilitatem ancillæ suæ;For he hath regarded: the lowliness of his hand-maiden.
ecce enim ex hoc beatam me dicent omnes generationes,For behold, from henceforth: all generations shall call me blessed.
quia fecit mihi magna qui potens est et sanctum nomen ejus;For he that is mighty hath magnified me: and holy is his Name.
et misericordia ejus a progenie in progenies timentibus eum.And his mercy is on them that fear him: throughout all generations.
Fecit potentiam in brachio suo; dispersit superbos mente cordis sui.He hath shewed strength with his arm: he bath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.
Deposuit porentes de sede et exaltavit humiles.He hath put down the mighty from their seat: and hath exalted the humble and meek.
Esurientes implevit bonis, et divites dimisit inanes.He hath filled the hungry with good things: and the rich he hath sent empty away.
Suscepit Israel puerum suum, recordatus misericordiæ suæ, sicut locutus est ad patres nostros, Abraham, et semini ejus in sæcula.He remembering his mercy hath holpen his servant Israel: as he promised to our forefathers, Abraham and his seed, for ever.
Gloria Patri et Filio et Spiritui Sancto.Glory be to the Father, and to the Son: and to the Holy Ghost;
Sicut erat in principio et nunc et semper er in sæcula sæculorum. Amen.As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be: world without end. Amen.
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