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Another TABLE to find EASTER till the Year 1899 inclusive.

SUNDAY-LETTERS.

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To make use of the preceding Table, find the Sunday-Letter for the the column of Golden Numbers; and against the Prime, in the same line under the Sunday-Letter, you have the day of the month on which Easter falleth that year. But note, That the name of the month is set on the

or just with the figure, and followeth not, as in other Tables, by descent, but collateral.

left hand,

to the 21st of March, as it had been originally settled by the Synodical Canons. The 21t| of March and the 18th of April are properly the Paschal limits, because the full moon by Which Eater is governed must not fall betore the former, or after

the latter day ; 1o that Alarch the 221 is the earliejl day, and April 27th, (which, if the 18th should be full moon and a Sunday, will be the Sunday following) the latest day upon which Easter can happen.

Sanday or Dominical Letter). It is to be observed, that the days in the old Roman Calendar, (previously to the birth of Christ) were marked by the first eight letters in the phabet, called Nundinal Letters, because they pointed out on what days the regular

or markets, would occur. In lieu of thele, the early Christians adopted the seven firit letters of the Alphabet, to denote the Sundays throughout the year; and thence they *ere called Dominical Letters, because declarative of the Dies Dominica, or Lord's-Day: Tothe first of January they affixed the letter A; to the 2d B; and so on to G, which marked January the 7th ; after which the letters were repeated again, A being affixed to January 8th, and so on. Now as there are 52 weeks in the year, this series of letters will neceflarily be repeated 52 times; and had there been no more days than what are com: prized in the 52 weeks, the letter G would belong to the left day of the year, as A would bave perpetually belonged to the first: But every common year consisting of 52 weeks and an odd day, and every fourth, or leap-year, having two days above the 52 weeks, follows of course that there will be a change in the Sunday or Dominical Letter correrpondent to these irregularities; and that some method of computation must be adopted to detect that letter, which would have been unnecessary, had the number of the days exactiy agreed with the number of the letters. The Dominical Letter may be found.how. rrer, universally by following this old metrical rule:

Divide the centuries by 4, and twice what does remain,
Take from 6, and then add to the number you gain
Their odd years and their 4th, which dividing by 7.,
What is left take from 7, and the (letter or) number is given.

A TABLE of the MOVEABLE FEASTS for Thirty-one Years,

according to the foregoing Calendar.

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-14127 Dec. 3 The EpaltThe Lunar year confiits of twelve months, each containing about twentynine days and a half. In order, however to avoid the confusion of fractions, the computiits agreed and hence is the derivation of the name, e from, and pattio an agreement) to Allow to the moons 30 and 29 days ak ernately ; beginning, for instance, the year with March, which was the ancient cultom) they reckoned 30 days for its moon, and 29 for that of April, and 10 on to the conclusion of the year. But though this mode of computa

rion was attended with convenience in fome reípects, it had alto this ditauvantage; that the Lunar year by thele means included only 354 days, whereas the Solar year confitted

of 30$ dys: So that, fuppofing the new moon to be on the lit day of March in any year, in the entuing year it will be eleven days earlier, viz. on February 18; therefore, to dir. cover the age of the moon in that year, an Epalt must be added, or eleven days must be intervalsted. At the end of the next year the tame process muit be adopted; and also on the Jehnd year; hence 33 days will be gained, that is one whole month, and three days over,

» which means we compute thirteen moons, and take the odd three days for the next cury and then proceed in the same manner, by adding eleven at the end of every year; aking care, when the number of days exceeds thiriy, to add a moon to that year, and to carry on the remainder of ways above thirty for the Epact of the fucceeding year. By these imeans we have nineteen Epacts answering to the Golden Numbers. The ule of the Epact: is to dilcover the true aftronomical moons; and though they do not effect this with perfect accuracy, we find that no Cycle can approach fo neariy to the point defired as this.

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1 TABLE of the MOVEABLE FEASTS, according | Table to find Easter to the several Days that Easter can

from the Year 1900 possibly fall upon.

to 2199 inclusive.

Gold.

Days

of the Nuin.

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Letter

Eafter-Day.

sunday after fpiph 1117.

Septuagefima Sunday,

The First Day of Lent.

Rogation-Sunday,

Ascension-Day.

Whitsunday.

Sunday after Trinity.

Advest-Sunday.

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-301-3 13221 THE Golden Numbers in the foregoing Calendar will point out the days of the Pafchal Full Moons, till the year of our Lord 1900; at which time, in order that the Ecclefiaftical Full Moons may fall nearly on the same days with the real Full Moons, the Golden Numbers must be removed to different days of the Calendar, as is done in the annexed Ta. ble, which contains so much of the Calendar then to be used, as is neceflay for finding the Pafchal Full-Moons, and the Feast of Easter, from the year 1990 to the year 2199 inclusive. This Table is to be made ute of, in all respects, as the tirit Table before inserted, for finding Easter till the year 1899.

Note, That in a Biffextile or Leap-Year, the Number of Sundays after Epiphany will be the same as if Easter-Day had fallen one day later than it really does. And for the fame reason, one day mult in every Leap-Year be added to the day of the month given by the Table for Septuagesi ma-Sunday:

And the like myit be done for the tirit day of Leni, commonly called All-lednesday, unless the Table gives fome day in the month of March or it; for in that cafe the day given by the Table is the right day.

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General TABLES for finding the Dominical or Sunday-Letter, and the

Places of the Golden Numbers in the Calendar.
TABLE I.

TABLE I.

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Years of our Lord.

Our Lord
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1700 1800

5400 17 1900

5500 | 17 1600 1700 1800 B

2000 2 B 3600 17 2100

5700 18 1900 2100 2200 2 300

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2300 4

5900 19 B 2400 3 B

6000 19 2900 3000 3100

13700
2500 4

6100 19
3200
3600

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6300 21 B 4300

2800

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2900

6500 1 3000 6

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6700 23 B 3200

B 6800 22 4700 51001

15500
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6900 23 15200

3400 8

7000 24 3500 9

7100 24 B 3600 8 B

7200 24 3700

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7300 25 600c 164001 3800 IO

7400 25 3900 IO

7500 26 B

400O IO B 7600, 26 6700

4100 16600

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5100 16 To find the Dominical or Sunday. Letter tor any given year of our Lord, add to the year its fourth part, omitung fractious, and also the num er, which in Table I. ftandeth at the top of the column, wherein the number of hundreds contained in that given year is found : Divide the fum by 7, and if there is no remainder, then A is the Sunday-Letter: but if any number remaineth, then the letter which it andeth under that number at the top of the Table, is the Sunday-Letter.

TO tind the month and days of the month, to which the Golden Numbers ought to be pretixed in the Calendar, in any given year of our Lord, consisting of entire hundred years, and in all the intermediate years, beiwixt that and the next hundredth year following, look in the fecond column of table 11. for the given year, consisting of entire hundreds,

ad note the number ercypher which itands againit it in the third column; then, in Table I dok for the fame number in the column under any given Golden Number, which wlice you have found, guide your eye lideways to the left hand, and in the first column you will find the month and day, to which that Golden Number ought to be pretixed in the Calendar during that period of one hundred years.

Theleuter B prefixed to cercan liundredth years in Table II. denotes those years which ar till to be accounted Biflexiile or Leap-V'cars in the New Calendar; whereas all the urbier hundredth years are to be accounted only common years.

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