22:1 All these things doth the faith which is in Christ assure. For he himself, through the Holy Spirit, thus calleth unto us: Come, ye children, hearken unto me, I will teach you the fear of the Lord.
22:2 What man is he that wisheth for life and would fain see good days?
22:3 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips that they speak no guile.
22:4 Turn away from evil and do good;
22:5 seek peace and pursue it.
22:6 The eyes of the Lord are over the just, and his ears are open to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against them that do evil, to destroy their memorial out of the land.
22:7 The righteous cried, and the Lord heard him, and delivered him out of all his troubles.
22:8 Many are the afflictions of the sinner, but they that hope in the Lord, mercy shall compass them round about.
Have mercy, O Lord, upon Thy servants the translator Charles and the Friar Martin, and upon the Athenæum of Christian Antiquity.