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Lætaʹre Sunday

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The fourth Sunday in Lent is so called from the first word of the Introit, which is from Isa. lxvi. 10: “Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her all ye that love her.” It is on this day that the pope blesses the Golden Rose.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Lady of the Lake
Lady of the Rock (Our)
Ladies Mile (The)
Ladies Plate (The)
Ladies Smocks
Ladies and Gentlemen
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Lælaps
Laertes
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