The monument of matrones conteining seuen seuerall lamps of virginitie, or distinct treatises; whereof the first fiue concerne praier and meditation: the other two last, precepts and examples, as the woorthie works partlie of men, partlie of women; compiled for the necessarie vse of both sexes out of the sacred Scriptures, and other approoued authors, by Thomas Bentley of Graies Inne student.
Bentley, Thomas, student of Gray's Inn., Abergavenny, Frances Nevill, Lady, d. 1576., Marguerite, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of Navarre, 1492-1549. Miroir de l'âme pécheresse. English & French., Catharine Parr, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1512-1548. Lamentacion of a sinner., Tyrwhit, Elizabeth, Morning and evening prayers., Catharine Parr, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1512-1548. Prayers or meditacions.
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VVhen you enter into the Church, meditate thus with your selfe, and saie:

LORD, who shall ascend into thy high hill? Or who shall rise vp in thy holie place?

Euen he that hath cleane hands, and a pure hart; and hath not lift vp his mind vnto vanitie, nor sworne to deceiue his neighbour.

He shall receiue the blessing from the Lord, and righteousnesse from the God of his sal∣uation.

This is the generation of them that seeke him; euen of them that seeke thy face, O Iacob.

Lift vp your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift vp ye euerlasting doores: and the King of glorie shall come in, euen the Lord of hosts, most mightie and strong.

Open me the gates of righteousnesse, O Lord, that I (with the righteous nation that keepe thy truth) may go into them, and giue thanks vnto thee. This is the gate of the Lord, the righteous shall enter into it.

Yea, blessed are they that doo thy commandements, O God. For their power shall be in the tree of life, and they shall enter in through the gates, into the holie ci∣tie new Ierusalem.

But without shall be dogs, and inchanters, and whooremongers, and murderers, and idolaters: yea, there shall enter into it none vncleane thing, nei∣ther whatsoeuer worketh abhomination, or maketh lies: but they onlie, which are written in the Lambes booke of life,

A∣men.