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" ... days are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, after the feast of Pentecost, after the 14th September, and after the 13th December. The term 'embering... "
Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People - Page 29
by Ephraim Chambers - 1870
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - 1807 - 962 pages
...EMBER -WEEK, em'bur-week. s. A week in which an ember day falls. The ember days at the four seasons are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday', after the first Sunday in Lent, the feast of Pcntecost,September fourteenth, December thirteenth. To EMBEZZLE, £m-bez'zl. va To appropriate...
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The Teacher's Assistant: Consisting of Lectures in the Catechetical Form ...

Mrs. Trimmer (Sarah) - 1812
...plague or sickness.] Read the Ilubrick before the Prayers for the Ember Week. Instruction.— The Ember days are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, after the first Sunday in Lent ; after Whitsunday, after the 14th of September, and after the 13th of December. The Sundays following are...
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Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry,: As Well for the Champion Or Open ...

Thomas Tusser - 1812 - 374 pages
...bit-using by fasting and prayer. They were settled by the Council uf Placentia, AD 1095, to be observed the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, after the first Sunday in Lent. — after Whitsunday,— after the 14th of September,— and tn» 13th »f December. .•1 J XXXV111 Fisb days....
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A companion for the feastivals [sic] and fasts of the Church of England [by ...

Robert Nelson - 1815
...• Q. fflien are these Ember-Days observed in the Church? A. At the four Seasons of the Year, being the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, after the first Sunday in Lent, after Whitsunday, after the fourteenth cf September, and after the thirteenth of December: It being enjoined,...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1816
...—' Behold all that Saladin, the conqueror ot the east, carries with him.' 6.—EMBER WKEK. The Ember days are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, and after the 13th of December. It is enjoined by a canon of the church, ' that deacons and ministers...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

1818
...honour • Robertson* of a lady of Bruges, to whom he was attached. EMBER WEEK, FEB. 11. The Ember days are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, and after the 13tb of December. It is enjoined by a canon of the church, ' that Deacons and Ministers...
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A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Protestant Episcopal Church ...

John Henry Hobart - 1817 - 337 pages
...days observed in the Church ? A. The Ember days are observed at the four seasons of .the year, being the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, after Whitsunday, after the fourteenth of September, and after the thirteenth of December. The Sundays immediately...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1819
...Bishop in TT for 1815, p. 76. 3. — KM UK II WEEK. There are four Ember Weeks in the year, namely, after the first Sunday in Lent, after the feast of Pentecost, after the 14th of September, and after the 13th of December. It is enjoined by a canon of the church, ' that Deacons...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - 1819 - 712 pages
...EMBER-WEEK, em'bai-weck. s. A week ia which an ember day falls. The ember dnv.s at the four seasons are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, after the first Sunday in Lent, the feast of Pentecost, September fourteenth, December thirteenth. To EMBEZZLE, em-bez'zl. va To appropriate...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 5

William Nicholson - 1819
...performed in the church at such times. These ordination fasts are observed four times in the year, viz. the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, after the first Sunday in Lent, after Whitsunday, after the fourteenth of September, and the thirteenth of December; it being enjoined, by...
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