"I TABLES FOR FINDING THE HOLY DAYS. -- HIS Table contains so much of the Calendar 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 so 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 Golder Number; her if nothing remain, thed 19 is the Golden Number. To find the Dominical or Sunday Letter, according to the Calendar, until the year 1799 inclusive, add to the year of our Lord its fourth part, omitting fractions, and also the number 1: 1. Divide the sum by 7, and if there bes; no remainder, then A is the Sunday || Letter; but if any number remain, 51C then the Letter standing against that || number in the small annexed Table, '+' is the Sunday Letter. For the next Century, that is, from the year 1800 till the year 1899, inclusive, add to the current year only its fourth part, and then divide by 7, and proceed as in the last rule. Note, That in all Bissextile or LeapYears, the Letter found as above will be the Sunday Letter from the intercalated day exclusive, to the end of the Year. ...Another TABLE to find Easter, till the Year 1899, inclusive TQ make use of the preceding Table, find the H Sunday Letterfor the Year in the uppermost Line, and the Golden Number, or Prime, in I 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 left Hand, or just with the Figure, and solloweth not as in other Tables, by descent, but collaterally. A TABLE of the Moveable Feasts, according to the several 3Days that Easter can possibly fall upon. JVote, That in a Bissextile or Leap-Year, the number of Sundays after Epiphany will be the same as if Easter-Day - And, for the had fallen one same reason, one ay later than it really does. the Day of the Month given by the Table for Septuagesima Sunday, and for the first Day of Lent. HE Golden Numbers in the foregoing Calendar will - o out the Days of the Paschal ull 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 finding Easter, till the Year 1899. |