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A TABLE TO FIND EASTER-DAY,
FROM THE PRESENT TIME TILL THE YEAR 1899, INCLUSIVE.
HIS Table contains so much of the Calen. dar as is necessary for the determining of Easter; to find which, look for the Golden Number of the year in the first column of the Table, against which stands the day of the Paschal Full Moon; then look in the third column for the Sunday Letter, next after the day of the Full Moon; and the day of the month standing against that Sunday Letter is Easter-Day. If the Full Moon happen upon a Sunday, then (according to the first rule) the next Sunday after is Easter-Day.
To find the Golden Number, or Prime, add 1 to the year of our Lord, and then divide by 19; the remainder, if any, is the Golden Num. ber; but if nothing remain, then 19 is the Golden Number.
ANOTHER TABLE TO FIND EASTER,
TILL THE YEAR 1899, INCLUSIVE.
make use of the
find the Sunday let 15 ter for the Year in the 8 uppermost line, and 25 the Golden Number, 15 or Prime, in the col.
6 Mar. 31 April 1 umn of Golden Num22 bers, and against the 8 Prime, in the same 31 April 1 line, under the Sun22 day Letter, you have
8 the Day of the Month 25 on which Easter fall15 eth that year. But, 8 Note, That the name 25 of the Month is set on 15 the left hand, or just 31 April 1 with the figure, and 22 followeth not as in 8 other Tables, by de31 April 1 scent, but collaterally.
A TABLE OF THE DAYS ON WHICH EASTER WILL FALL
FOR THIRTY-EIGHT YEARS, BEING THE TIME OF TWO CYCLES OF
A TABLE OF THE MOVEABLE FEASTS,
Note, That in a Bissextile
must, in every Leap- Year, be or Leap Year, the number of Epiphany will be the same as if Easter Day had fallen one day later than it added to the day of the month given by the Table for Septuagesima Sunday, and for the first day of Lent: unless the Table gives some day in the month of March for it: for in that case, the day given by the Table is the right day. really does. And, for the same reason, one d
FROM THE YEAR 1900 TO THE YEAR 2199, INCLUSIVE.
HE Golden Numbers in the foregoing Calendar will point out the days of the Paschal Full Moons, till the year of our Lord 1900; at which time, in order that the Ecclesiastical 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 Table, which contains so much of the Calendar then to be used, as is necessary for finding the Paschal Full Moons, and the Feast of Easter, from the year 1900, to the year 2199, inclusive. This Table is to be made use of, in all respects, as the first Table, before inserted, for find. ing Easter till the year 1899.
FOR FINDING THE DOMINICAL OR SUNDAY LETTER, AND THE PLACES OF THE GOLDEN NUMBERS IN THE
find the Dominical or Sunday Letter for any given year of our Lord, add to the year its fourth part, omitting fractions, and also the number, which, in Table I., standeth at the top of the column wherein the number of hundreds contained in that given year is found; divide the sum by 7, and if there be no remainder, then A is the Sunday Letter; but if any number remain, then the Letter which standeth under that number at the top of the Table, is the Sunday Letter.