And the Tantum Ergo (http://catholicism.about.com/od/prayers/qt/Tantum_Ergo.htm) is composed of the final two verses of the Pange Lingua.
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DEFEND US IN BATTLE
PROTECT US AGAINST THE WICKEDNESS OF THE DEVIL
MAY GOD REBUKE HIM WE HUMBLY PRAY
AND DO THOU PRINCE OF HEAVENLY HOSTS CAST INTO HELL SATAN AND ALL EVIL SPIRITS ROAMING THE EARTH IN THE SEARCH OF THE RUIN OF SOULS.
IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER THE SON AND THE HOLY SPIRIT. IF YOU HAVE HOLY WATER SPRINKLE IT AROUND SAYING IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER THE SON AND THE HOLY SPIRIT.
ALSO SING THE DIVINE PRAISES,THE MAGNIFICAT AND THAT PRAYER "OH FATHER RINGFENCE ME AGAINST ALL EVIL SPIRITS , ST MARY ST JOSEPH , STMARTIN,ALL SAINTS AND ANGELS PROTECT ME AND PRAY FOR ME AMEN.
AND THIS ONE : PRAISED ARE YOU LORD WHO SHOWS US THE LIGHT.
BLESSED ARE YOU LORD WHO LEAD US FROMDARKNESS INTO LIGHT
BLESSED ARE YOU LORD WHO LEAD US FROM SADNESS INTO JOY
BLESSED ARE YOU LORDWHO LEAD US FROM FEAR TO LOVE
BLESSED ARE YOU LORD WHO LEAD US FROM ILLNESS TO HEALING
BLESSED ARE YOU LORD. SAY THAT ONE EVERYTIME YOU ARE AFRAID. AND ALSO GOD SEE ME THROUGH AND PUSH THAT THING AWAY FROM ME.
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