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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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The Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - 1868
...Monday J Tne>d following Outer nwdy \Easteraay. Ember Dayt, are the Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, after the first Sunday in lent ; after the Feast of Pentecost ; after Holy-rood Day, or the Feast of ihe Exaltation of the Holy Cross, viz. 14th September ; and after...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1826
...Tuesday following Easter Tuesday \Easte/dav. Ember Day, are the Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, ain na mair. Ben Jonson, irt " Every man out of his humour," has a to Holy-rood Day, or the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, viz. 14th September ; and after St....
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A critical pronouncing dictionary [ed. by J. Murdoch].

John Walker - 1827
...EM BER-WEEK , tWbur-weék, 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 Pentecost, September fourteenth, December thirteenth. To EMBEZ/LE, em-bez-zl, v. a, 405....
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A critical and practical elucidation of the Book of common prayer ..., Volume 1

John Shepherd - 1828
...circumvolution, for the Ember weeks return at fixed and certain periods, and are fasts in course. The Ember days are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, after the first Sunday in Lent, the feast of Pentecost, September 14, and December 13. The weeks in which these days fall, are called...
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General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language: For ...

Stephen Jones - 1828
...Ember-week, em'-bi'ir-wlk. *. a week in which an Ember-day falls ; the EmWr-days at the four seasons are, the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, after the first Sunday in Lent ; the feast of Pentecost ; September 14th ; December 13th [to waste Embezzle, em-bez'lva to steal privately,...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 8

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...course or circumvolution. A week in which an ember-day falls. The i mli, r-ilnyt at the four seasons are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, the feast of Pentecost, September 14, December 14. Common Prayer. For causes good 10 many ways/ Keep...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 2

William Hone - 1830
...year in certain courses, may properly be said to be Ember days, because fasts in course." 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 the xxxi. canon of the church, " that deacons and...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1830
...Tuesd following Easter Tne,day \Easte/day. Ember Dayt, are the Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, after the first Sunday in lent ; after the Feast of Pentecost ; after Holy-rood Day, or the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, viz. 14th September ; and after St....
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 6

1831
...four Embcr-wcekt set down in the almanack! ; these quarterly seasons of derotion, which take place after the first Sunday in Lent, after the feast of Pentecost, after the 14th of September, and after the 13th of December, are of the greatest antiquit v in the Charch. By the...
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Walker's Pronouncing Dictionary ... of the English Language ...

John Walker - 1831 - 592 pages
...EMBER-WEEK, 3m'bSr-wk, t. A week in which an ember-day falls. The ember-days at the four season* are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, after the first Sunday in Lent, the feast of Pentecost, September fourteenth, December thirteenth. To EMBEZZLE, Sm-W/.'/l, t>. a. To...
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