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A Table to find Easter-Day.
from the present time, till the
Year 1899 inclusive.
Golden Day of the Sunday THIS Table contains so much of Number. Month. Letter.
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 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 Prine, add 1 to the year of our Lord, and then divide by 19, the remainder, if any, is the Golden Number; but if nothing remain, then 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 101A fourth part, omnitting fractions, and als the number 1: Divide 2 F the sum by 7, and if there be no remainder, then A is the 4 Sunday Letter; but if any num- 5C ber remain, then the Letter [6 B 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, nelusive, 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 Leap Years, 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.
To make use of the preceding Table, find the Sunday Letter for the Year in the uppermost Line, and the Golden Number, or Prime, in 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 followeth not as in other Tables, by descent, but collaterally
A TABLE of the days on which Easter will fall for thirtyeight Years, being the Time of two Cycles of the Moon.
A TABLE of the Moveable Feasts, according to the several Days that Easter can possibly fall upon.
Easter after Septuag. First Day Ascen. Whitsun-after
Sun. Advent day. Tri. Sunday.
Note, That in a Bissextile 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 same reason, one Day must, in every LeapYear, be added to the day of the Month given by the Table for Septuages ima Sunday and for the first Day of Lent.
from the Year 1900, to the Year 2199, inclusive
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 finding Easter, till the year 1899.