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<small><span class="rubric">And it is customary, here and elsewhere when asking for the Blessing, to change the word</span> Sir <span class="rubric">to a more appropriate title, if need be, thus:</span> Pray, Right Reverend Father,<span class="rubric"> or</span> Pray, Madam.</span>
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<small><span class="rubric">And it is customary, here and elsewhere when asking for the Blessing, to change the word</span> Sir <span class="rubric">to a more appropriate title, if need be, thus:</span> Pray, Right Reverend Father,<span class="rubric"> or</span> Pray, Madam.
  
 
<span class="rubric">However, when, outside of Choir, the Office is being said by one person only, before each Lesson of Matins, and before the Brief Lesson of Prime and Compline, is said</span> Pray, Lord, give me thy blessing, <span class="rubric">to which is added the appropriate Benediction. The same thing is done by a Bishop, or by the Superior of a religious Order in his own Church, or a Priest in a Choir of lay folk, when he is about to read the last Lesson of Matins, since it is unseemly for those of lesser dignity to give a public benediction to those of higher dignity. To each Benediction the whole Choir responds</span> Amen.
 
<span class="rubric">However, when, outside of Choir, the Office is being said by one person only, before each Lesson of Matins, and before the Brief Lesson of Prime and Compline, is said</span> Pray, Lord, give me thy blessing, <span class="rubric">to which is added the appropriate Benediction. The same thing is done by a Bishop, or by the Superior of a religious Order in his own Church, or a Priest in a Choir of lay folk, when he is about to read the last Lesson of Matins, since it is unseemly for those of lesser dignity to give a public benediction to those of higher dignity. To each Benediction the whole Choir responds</span> Amen.

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