you have placed the day-star in the heavens.
When it rises it scatters the night
and restores morning to the world.
Fill us with your mercy,
and scatter all the darkness of our sins;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Source: Sarum Rite
Source of this version: Freely modified from Prayers Ancient and Modern
by Mary Wilder Tileston, Boston, Little Brown, 1914, p. 347 #2