Monday, 6 August 2012

In Transfiguratione Domini Nostri Jesu Christi ~ II. classis


Today is the Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Blessed Lord. Below the painting by Raphael, we have the Office of Lauds, which, as usual, I have adapted from Divinum Officium.






Incipit
V. Deus in adiutórium meum inténde.
R. Dómine, ad adiuvándum me festína.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.
Alleluia.
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V. O God come to my assistance;
R. O Lord, make haste to help me.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
Alleluia
Psalmi {ex Proprio Sanctorum}
Ant. Assumpsit Iesus * Petrum, et Iacobum, et Ioannem fratrem eius, et duxit eos in montem excelsum seorsum, et transfiguratus est ante eos.
Psalmus 92 [1]
92:1 Dóminus regnávit, decórem indútus est: * indútus est Dóminus fortitúdinem, et præcínxit se.
92:2 Étenim firmávit orbem terræ, * qui non commovébitur.
92:3 Paráta sedes tua ex tunc: * a sæculo tu es.
92:4 Elevavérunt flúmina, Dómine: * elevavérunt flúmina vocem suam.
92:5 Elevavérunt flúmina fluctus suos, * a vócibus aquárum multárum.
92:6 Mirábiles elatiónes maris: * mirábilis in altis Dóminus.
92:7 Testimónia tua credibília facta sunt nimis: * domum tuam decet sanctitúdo, Dómine, in longitúdinem diérum.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

Ant. Assumpsit Iesus * Petrum, et Iacobum, et Ioannem fratrem eius, et duxit eos in montem excelsum seorsum, et transfiguratus est ante eos.
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Psalms {from the Proper of Saints}
Ant. Jesus took Peter, * and James, and John his brother, and brought them up into an high mountain apart and was transfigured before them.
Psalm 92 [1]
92:1 The Lord hath reigned, he is clothed with beauty: * the Lord is clothed with strength, and hath girded himself.
92:2 For he hath established the world * which shall not be moved.
92:3 Thy throne is prepared from of old: * thou art from everlasting.
92:4 The floods have lifted up, O Lord: * the floods have lifted up their voice.
92:5 The floods have lifted up their waves, * with the noise of many waters.
92:6 Wonderful are the surges of the sea: * wonderful is the Lord on high.
92:7 Thy testimonies are become exceedingly credible: * holiness becometh thy house, O Lord, unto length of days.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Ant. Jesus took Peter, * and James, and John his brother, and brought them up into an high mountain apart and was transfigured before them.
Ant. Resplenduit * facies eius sicut sol, vestimenta autem eius facta sunt alba sicut nix, alleluia.
Psalmus 99 [2]
99:1 Iubilate Deo, omnis terra: * servíte Dómino in lætítia.
99:2 Introíte in conspéctu eius, * in exsultatióne.
99:3 Scitóte quóniam Dóminus ipse est Deus: * ipse fecit nos, et non ipsi nos.
99:4 Pópulus eius, et oves páscuæ eius: * introíte portas eius in confessióne, átria eius in hymnis: confitémini illi.
99:5 Laudáte nomen eius: quóniam suávis est Dóminus, in ætérnum misericórdia eius, * et usque in generatiónem et generatiónem véritas eius.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

Ant. Resplenduit * facies eius sicut sol, vestimenta autem eius facta sunt alba sicut nix, alleluia.
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Ant. His Face did shine * as the sun, and His raiment exceeding white as snow. Alleluia.
Psalm 99 [2]
99:1 Sing joyfully to God, all the earth: * serve ye the Lord with gladness.
99:2 Come in before his presence * with exceeding great joy.
99:3 Know ye that the Lord he is God: * he made us, and not we ourselves.
99:4 We are his people and the sheep of his pasture. * Go ye into his gates with praise, into his courts with hymns: and give glory to him.
99:5 Praise ye his name: for the Lord is sweet, his mercy endureth for ever, * and his truth to generation and generation.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Ant. His Face did shine * as the sun, and His raiment exceeding white as snow. Alleluia.
Ant. Et ecce * apparuerunt eis Moyses et Elias, loquentes cum Iesu.
Psalmus 62 [3]
62:1 Deus, Deus meus, * ad te de luce vígilo.
62:2 Sitívit in te ánima mea, * quam multiplíciter tibi caro mea.
62:3 In terra desérta, et ínvia, et inaquósa: * sic in sancto appárui tibi, ut vidérem virtútem tuam, et glóriam tuam.
62:4 Quóniam mélior est misericórdia tua super vitas: * lábia mea laudábunt te.
62:5 Sic benedícam te in vita mea: * et in nómine tuo levábo manus meas.
62:6 Sicut ádipe et pinguédine repleátur ánima mea: * et lábiis exsultatiónis laudábit os meum.
62:7 Si memor fui tui super stratum meum, in matutínis meditábor in te: * quia fuísti adiútor meus.
62:8 Et in velaménto alárum tuárum exsultábo, adhæsit ánima mea post te: * me suscépit déxtera tua.
62:9 Ipsi vero in vanum quæsiérunt ánimam meam, introíbunt in inferióra terræ: * tradéntur in manus gládii, partes vúlpium erunt.
62:10 Rex vero lætábitur in Deo, laudabúntur omnes qui iurant in eo: * quia obstrúctum est os loquéntium iníqua.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

Ant. Et ecce * apparuerunt eis Moyses et Elias, loquentes cum Iesu.
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Ant. And, behold, * there appeared unto them Moses and Elias, talking with Jesus.
Psalm 62 [3]
62:1 O God, my God, * to thee do I watch at break of day.
62:2 For thee my soul hath thirsted; * for thee my flesh, O how many ways!
62:3 In a desert land, and where there is no way, and no water: * so in the sanctuary have I come before thee, to see thy power and thy glory.
62:4 For thy mercy is better than lives: * thee my lips shall praise.
62:5 Thus will I bless thee all my life long: * and in thy name I will lift up my hands.
62:6 Let my soul be filled as with marrow and fatness: * and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips.
62:7 If I have remembered thee upon my bed, I will meditate on thee in the morning: * because thou hast been my helper.
62:8 And I will rejoice under the covert of thy wings: my soul hath stuck close to thee: * thy right hand hath received me.
62:9 But they have sought my soul in vain, they shall go into the lower parts of the earth: * they shall be delivered into the hands of the sword, they shall be the portions of foxes.
62:10 But the king shall rejoice in God, all they shall be praised that swear by him: * because the mouth is stopped of them that speak wicked things.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Ant. And, behold, * there appeared unto them Moses and Elias, talking with Jesus.
Ant. Respondens autem Petrus, * dixit ad Iesum: Domine, bonum est nos hic esse.
Canticum Trium puerorum [4]
(Canticum Trium puerorum * Dan 3:57-75,56)
3:57 Benedícite, ómnia ópera Dómini, Dómino: * laudáte et superexaltáte eum in sæcula.
3:58 Benedícite, Ángeli Dómini, Dómino: * benedícite, cæli, Dómino.
3:59 Benedícite, aquæ omnes, quæ super cælos sunt, Dómino: * benedícite, omnes virtútes Dómini, Dómino.
3:60 Benedícite, sol et luna, Dómino: * benedícite, stellæ cæli, Dómino.
3:61 Benedícite, omnis imber et ros, Dómino: * benedícite, omnes spíritus Dei, Dómino.
3:62 Benedícite, ignis et æstus, Dómino: * benedícite, frigus et æstus, Dómino.
3:63 Benedícite, rores et pruína, Dómino: * benedícite, gelu et frigus, Dómino.
3:64 Benedícite, glácies et nives, Dómino: * benedícite, noctes et dies, Dómino.
3:65 Benedícite, lux et ténebræ, Dómino: * benedícite, fúlgura et nubes, Dómino.
3:66 Benedícat terra Dóminum: * laudet et superexáltet eum in sæcula.
3:67 Benedícite, montes et colles, Dómino: * benedícite, univérsa germinántia in terra, Dómino.
3:68 Benedícite, fontes, Dómino: * benedícite, mária et flúmina, Dómino.
3:69 Benedícite, cete, et ómnia, quæ movéntur in aquis, Dómino: * benedícite, omnes vólucres cæli, Dómino.
3:70 Benedícite, omnes béstiæ et pécora, Dómino: * benedícite, fílii hóminum, Dómino.
3:71 Benedícat Israël Dóminum: * laudet et superexáltet eum in sæcula.
3:72 Benedícite, sacerdótes Dómini, Dómino: * benedícite, servi Dómini, Dómino.
3:73 Benedícite, spíritus, et ánimæ iustórum, Dómino: * benedícite, sancti, et húmiles corde, Dómino.
3:74 Benedícite, Ananía, Azaría, Mísaël, Dómino: * laudáte et superexaltáte eum in sæcula.
3:75 (Fit reveréntia:) Benedicámus Patrem et Fílium cum Sancto Spíritu: * laudémus et superexaltémus eum in sæcula.
3:56 Benedíctus es, Dómine, in firmaménto cæli: * et laudábilis, et gloriósus, et superexaltátus in sæcula.

Ant. Respondens autem Petrus, * dixit ad Iesum: Domine, bonum est nos hic esse.
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Ant. Then answered Peter, * and said unto Jesus Lord, it is good for us to be here.
Canticle of the Three young men [4]
(Canticle of the Three young men * Dan 3:57-75,56)
3:57 All ye works of the Lord, bless the Lord: * praise and exalt him above all for ever.
3:58 O ye angels of the Lord, bless the Lord: * O ye heavens, bless the Lord:
3:59 O all ye waters that are above the heavens, bless the Lord: * O all ye powers of the Lord, bless the Lord
3:60 O ye sun and moon, bless the Lord: * O ye stars of heaven, bless the Lord.
3:61 O every shower and dew, bless ye the Lord: * O all ye spirits of God, bless the Lord.
3:62 O ye fire and heat, bless the Lord: * O ye cold and heat, bless the Lord.
3:63 O ye dews and hoar frosts, bless the Lord: * O ye frost and cold, bless the Lord.
3:64 O ye ice and snow, bless the Lord: * O ye nights and days, bless the Lord.
3:65 O ye light and darkness, bless the Lord: * O ye lightnings and clouds, bless the Lord.
3:66 O let the earth bless the Lord: * let it praise and exalt him above all for ever.
3:67 O ye mountains and hills, bless the Lord: * O all ye things that spring up in the earth, bless the Lord.
3:68 O ye fountains, bless the Lord: * O ye seas and rivers, bless the Lord.
3:69 O ye whales, and all that move in the waters, bless the Lord: * O all ye fowls of the air, bless the Lord.
3:70 O all ye beasts and cattle, bless the Lord: * O ye sons of men, bless the Lord.
3:71 O let Israel bless the Lord: * let them praise and exalt him above all for ever.
3:72 O ye priests of the Lord, bless the Lord: * O ye servants of the Lord, bless the Lord.
3:73 O ye spirits and souls of the just, bless the Lord: * O ye holy and humble of heart, bless the Lord.
3:74 O Ananias, Azarias, and Misael, bless ye the Lord: * praise and exalt him above all for ever.
3:75 (Bow head) Let us bless the Father and the Son, with the Holy Ghost; * let us praise and exalt him above all for ever.
3:56 Blessed art thou, O Lord, in the firmament of heaven: * and worthy of praise, and glorious for ever.

Ant. Then answered Peter, * and said unto Jesus Lord, it is good for us to be here.
Ant. Adhuc eo loquente, * ecce nubes lucida obumbravit eos.
Psalmus 148 [5]
148:1 Laudáte Dóminum de cælis: * laudáte eum in excélsis.
148:2 Laudáte eum, omnes Ángeli eius: * laudáte eum, omnes virtútes eius.
148:3 Laudáte eum, sol et luna: * laudáte eum, omnes stellæ et lumen.
148:4 Laudáte eum, cæli cælórum: * et aquæ omnes, quæ super cælos sunt, laudent nomen Dómini.
148:5 Quia ipse dixit, et facta sunt: * ipse mandávit, et creáta sunt.
148:6 Státuit ea in ætérnum, et in sæculum sæculi: * præcéptum pósuit, et non præteríbit.
148:7 Laudáte Dóminum de terra, * dracónes, et omnes abýssi.
148:8 Ignis, grando, nix, glácies, spíritus procellárum: * quæ fáciunt verbum eius:
148:9 Montes, et omnes colles: * ligna fructífera, et omnes cedri.
148:10 Béstiæ, et univérsa pécora: * serpéntes, et vólucres pennátæ:
148:11 Reges terræ, et omnes pópuli: * príncipes, et omnes iúdices terræ.
148:12 Iúvenes, et vírgines: senes cum iunióribus laudent nomen Dómini: * quia exaltátum est nomen eius solíus.
148:13 Conféssio eius super cælum et terram: * et exaltávit cornu pópuli sui.
148:14 Hymnus ómnibus sanctis eius: * fíliis Israël, pópulo appropinquánti sibi.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.

Ant. Adhuc eo loquente, * ecce nubes lucida obumbravit eos.
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Ant. While he yet spake, * behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them.
Psalm 148 [5]
148:1 Praise ye the Lord from the heavens * praise ye him in the high places.
148:2 Praise ye him, all his angels: * praise ye him, all his hosts.
148:3 Praise ye him, O sun and moon: * praise him, all ye stars and light.
148:4 Praise him, ye heavens of heavens: * and let all the waters that are above the heavens, praise the name of the Lord.
148:5 For he spoke, and they were made: * he commanded, and they were created.
148:6 He hath established them for ever, and for ages of ages: * he hath made a decree, and it shall not pass away.
148:7 Praise the Lord from the earth, * ye dragons, and all ye deeps:
148:8 Fire, hail, snow, ice, stormy winds * which fulfill his word:
148:9 Mountains and all hills, * fruitful trees and all cedars:
148:10 Beasts and all cattle: * serpents and feathered fowls:
148:11 Kings of the earth and all people: * princes and all judges of the earth:
148:12 Young men and maidens: * let the old with the younger, praise the name of the Lord: For his name alone is exalted.
148:13 The praise of him is above heaven and earth: * and he hath exalted the horn of his people.
148:14 A hymn to all his saints: to the children of Israel, a people approaching him.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Ant. While he yet spake, * behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them.
Capitulum Hymnus Versus {ex Proprio Sanctorum}
Phil 3:20-21
Salvatorem exspectamus Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum, qui reformabit corpus humilitatis nostrae, configuratum corpori claritatis suae.
R. Deo grátias.

Hymnus
Lux alma Iesu mentium,
Dum corda nostra recreas,
Culpae fugas caliginem,
Et nos reples dulcedine.

Quam laetus est, quem visitas!
Consors Paternae dexterae,
Tu dulce lumen patriae,
Carnis negatum sensibus.

Splendor Paternae gloriae,
Incomprehensa caritas,
Nobis amoris copiam
Largire per praesentiam.

Iesu, tibi sit gloria,
Qui te revelas parvulis,
Cum Patre et almo Spiritu,
In sempiterna saecula.
Amen.

V. Corona aurea super caput eius.
R. Expressa signo sanctitatis, gloriae, et honoris.
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Chapter Hymn Verse {from the Proper of Saints}
Phil 3:20-21
We look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto His glorious Body.
R. Thanks be to God.

Hymn
Light of the anxious heart,
Jesus, thou dost appear,
To bid the gloom of guilt depart,
And shed thy sweetness here.

Joyous is he, with whom,
God's Word, thou dost abide;
Sweet light of our eternal home,
To fleshly sense denied.

Brightness of God above!
Unfathomable grace!
thy presence be a fount of love
Within thy chosen place.

To thee, whom children see,
The Father ever blest,
The Holy Spirit, One and Three,
Be endless praise addrest.
Amen.

V. A crown of gold upon his head.
R. Wherein was engraved holiness, glory, and honour.
Canticum Benedictus {Antiphona ex Proprio Sanctorum}
Ant. Et ecce * vox de nube dicens: Hic est Filius meus dilectus, in quo mihi complacui: ipsum audite, alleluia.
(Canticum Zachariae: Luc. 1:68-79)
1:68 Benedictus Dóminus, Deus Israël: * quia visitávit, et fecit redemptiónem plebis suæ:
1:69 Et eréxit cornu salútis nobis: * in domo David, púeri sui.
1:70 Sicut locútus est per os sanctórum, * qui a sæculo sunt, prophetárum eius:
1:71 Salútem ex inimícis nostris, * et de manu ómnium, qui odérunt nos.
1:72 Ad faciéndam misericórdiam cum pátribus nostris: * et memorári testaménti sui sancti.
1:73 Iusiurándum, quod iurávit ad Ábraham patrem nostrum, * datúrum se nobis:
1:74 Ut sine timóre, de manu inimicórum nostrórum liberáti, * serviámus illi.
1:75 In sanctitáte, et iustítia coram ipso, * ómnibus diébus nostris.
1:76 Et tu, puer, Prophéta Altíssimi vocáberis: * præíbis enim ante fáciem Dómini, paráre vias eius:
1:77 Ad dandam sciéntiam salútis plebi eius: * in remissiónem peccatórum eórum:
1:78 Per víscera misericórdiæ Dei nostri: * in quibus visitávit nos, óriens ex alto:
1:79 Illumináre his, qui in ténebris, et in umbra mortis sedent: * ad dirigéndos pedes nostros in viam pacis.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, * et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, * et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.
Ant. Et ecce * vox de nube dicens: Hic est Filius meus dilectus, in quo mihi complacui: ipsum audite, alleluia.
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Canticum Benedictus {Antiphon from the Proper of Saints}
Ant. And, behold, a voice out of the cloud, * which said: This is My beloved Son, in Whom I am well pleased; hear ye Him. Alleluia.
(Canticle of Zacharias: Luke 1:68-79)
1:68 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; * because he hath visited and wrought the redemption of his people:
1:69 And hath raised up an horn of salvation to us, * in the house of David his servant:
1:70 As he spoke by the mouth of his holy Prophets, * who are from the beginning:
1:71 Salvation from our enemies, * and from the hand of all that hate us:
1:72 To perform mercy to our fathers, * and to remember his holy testament,
1:73 The oath, which he swore to Abraham our father, * that he would grant to us,
1:74 That being delivered from the hand of our enemies, * we may serve him without fear,
1:75 In holiness and justice before him, * all our days.
1:76 And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: * for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways:
1:77 To give knowledge of salvation to his people, * unto the remission of their sins:
1:78 Through the bowels of the mercy of our God, * in which the Orient from on high hath visited us:
1:79 To enlighten them that sit in darkness, and in the shadow of death: * to direct our feet into the way of peace.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
Ant. And, behold, a voice out of the cloud, * which said: This is My beloved Son, in Whom I am well pleased; hear ye Him. Alleluia.
Preces Feriales{omittitur} Weekday intercessions{omit}
Oratio {ex Proprio Sanctorum}
V. Dómine exáudi oratiónem meam.
R. Et clamor meus ad te véniat.
Orémus
Deus, qui fidei sacramenta in Unigeniti tui gloriosa Transfiguratione patrum testimonio roborasti, et adoptionem filiorum perfectam, voce delapsa in nube lucida, mirabiliter praesignasti: concede propitius; ut ipsius Regis gloriae nos coheredes efficias, et eiusdem gloriae tribuas esse consortes.
Per eúmdem Dóminum nostrum Iesum Christum Filium tuum, qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti, Deus, per ómnia sǽcula sæculórum.
R. Amen.

Commemoratio Ss. Xysti, Felicissimi et Agapiti Martyrum.

Ant. Vestri capilli capitis * omnes numerati sunt: nolite timere: multis passeribus meliores estis vos.

V. Exsultabunt Sancti in gloria.
R. Laetabuntur in cubilibus suis.

Orémus.
Deus, qui nos concédis sanctórum Mártyrum tuórum Xysti, Felicíssimi et Agapíti natalítia cólere: da nobis in ætérna beatitúdine de eórum societáte gaudére.
Per Dóminum nostrum Iesum Christum, Filium tuum: qui tecum vivit et regnat in unitáte Spíritus Sancti Deus, per ómnia sǽcula sæculórum.
R. Amen.
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Prayer {from the Proper of Saints}
V. O Lord, hear my prayer
R. And let my cry come unto thee
Let us pray
O God, Who, in the glorious Transfiguration of thine Only Begotten Son didst attest the mysteries of the Faith by the witness of the Fathers, and didst wonderfully signify by a voice out of a bright cloud, the adoption of sons, mercifully grant unto us to be made co-heirs with the very King of glory, and bestow upon us a partaking of His glory.
Through the same Jesus Christ, thy Son, Our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end.
R. Amen.

Commemoratio Ss. Xysti, Felicissimi and Agapiti Martyrum.

Ant. Even the very hairs of your head are all numbered: * fear not therefore; ye are of more value than many sparrows.

V. The saints shall rejoice in glory:
R. They shall be joyful in their beds.

Let us pray.
O God, Who dost gladden us by the yearly Feast-day of thine holy Martyrs, Xystus, Felicissimus et Agapitus, mercifully grant unto us who keep their birth-day, the strength to imitate their patience under suffering.
Through Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end.
R. Amen.
Conclusio
V. Dómine exáudi oratiónem meam.
R. Et clamor meus ad te véniat.
V. Benedicámus Dómino.
R. Deo grátias.
V. Fidélium ánimæ per misericórdiam Dei requiéscant in pace.
R. Amen.
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Finish
V. O Lord, hear my prayer
R. And let my cry come unto thee
V. Let us bless the Lord.
R. Thanks be to God.
V. May the souls of the faithful, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
R. Amen.

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