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Orthodox Sunday

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in the Eastern Church, is the First Sunday in Lent, to commemorate the restoration of images in 843.

⁂ In the Church of England, on the first day in Lent, usually calledAsh Wednesday,” the clergy are directed to read “the … sentences of God’s cursing against impenitent sinners.”

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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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Orrery
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Orson
Orthodox Sunday
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