Week Sentence Examples
Last week I visited a beautiful art store.
He offered to buy the food if I cooked the next week, I agreed.
Would they be snowed in for a week now?
For the next week Cynthia listened to - and even found herself instigating - discussions about Mr. Cade.
He'd gone a week with an hour of sleep.Advertisement
A full week passed before we had our answer.
Finals are week after next and I have to study.
When a new one comes he is done for in a week, said the doctor with evident satisfaction.
Sometimes one of those great cakes slips from the ice-man's sled into the village street, and lies there for a week like a great emerald, an object of interest to all passers.
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So a week or two later, I asked him out... dinner at my place.
Let's all agree to sit on this for a week and do some soul searching.
Every week, I buy my milk from a small local dairy on the day it comes forth from the cow.
After the fourth week she knew he wouldn't be back.
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A bout a week later she came home to find Rachel holding an envelope.
I don't know what kind of wages you draw here, but I'd be willing to pay you a hundred a week plus room and board.
Less than a week later she passed another milestone.
Howie neglecteded to mention his girlfriend as he plodded through the week.
The restaurant is open seven days a week for both lunch and dinner.Advertisement
For a full week she enjoyed the benefits of being big sister.
I paid the electric and water bill this week.
I haven't dreamed about it for a week.
I see Mary once a week.
He came up to the cabin the week before he was leaving for the seminary, four or five years later.Advertisement
This new person was there for the entire week.
Three. He killed the mother and father so there was no one to report their daughter missing, for nearly a week.
Soon it became apparent Howie would remain in Santa Barbara at least a week, perhaps more.
The paper cancelled the whole thing the next week.
Someone check the local papers for sales offerings the last week.
She'd kept the flowers around Jonny's bed as fresh as the day they arrived last week.
She'll have a protector to keep him from killing her, but anyone else you'd send wouldn't last the week.
Since leaving college, she'd stayed in shape through the local gym, where she lifted weights and forced herself onto a cardio machine twice a week.
I've known the boy since the week he was born— from cribs, to toys, to basketballs, to girls.
This week it's the Catholic's turn.
These look like something a college anatomy class used—last week.
His bike awaited, but when he divided the hundred promised miles a week by seven, the number was daunting.
I'll bet a week of dishwashing that she's dumped the bones.
Jennifer would remain in Ouray for at least another week, so she elicited a promise for a later dinner date.
It was Friday, a week day, and the height of the season, so he had expected most of the town's folk to be too busy for political small talk.
I love Fourth of July week.
While Pumpkin Green was not at this week's mass, or probably any other service within miles of Ouray, Billy Langstrom's partner in love Melissa attended.
I want to make reservations at Bird Song for a week in August.
It was a week or so before his car was found.
More than a week passed before the subject of Brandon Westlake was discussed in any detail.
July stretched into August, and just before the election, Jennifer Radisson spent her promised week at Bird Song.
She challenged me to win you over in a week like she did.
The second week slipped by without change.
For the first week after he regained his voice, they were all so busy enjoying the return to normal life that Carmen forgot about his father.
Every week, he asked how many things she checked off her bucket list.
I was thinking about working a couple of them in this week.
The window of her weakness was short, only a week in mortals. time, but long enough for him to act.
A week wasn't long.
The week in which they occur is sometimes called Rogation Week.
In the last week, sow hardy annuals in the borders, with biennials that flower the first season, as also perennials.
Sow broccoli and kidney-beans both in the second and in the last week, and lettuces and small salads twice or thrice during the month; sow all herbs, if not done last month.
Finish the transplanting of herbaceous plants by the end of the first week.
Sow annuals for succession in the last week, also biennials and perennials in the nursery compartment, for planting out next year.
Plant out, during the last week, dahlias, hardy pelargoniums, stocks and calceolarias, protecting the dahlias from slight frosts.
Sow salading every ten days; also carrots, onions and radishes for drawing young; and chicory for salads; sow endive for a full crop. In the first week sow Early Munich and Golden Ball turnips for succession, and in the third week for a full autumn crop. Sow scarlet and white runner beans for a late crop, and cabbages for coleworts.
In the first week, sow peas for the last crop of the season; also Longpod beans and French beans.
Take up the remaining tuberous roots, such as anemones, ranunculuses, &c., by the end of the first week; fill up their places, and any vacancies that may have occurred, with annuals or bedding plants from the reserve ground.
Sow in the second and the last week, on a warm border of a light sandy soil, with an east aspect, any free-flowering hardy annuals as Silene pendula, Nemophila, &c., for planting in spring; and auricula and primula seeds in pots and boxes.
Plant cabbages in beds or close rows till wanted in spring; and cauliflowers in the last week, to receive the protection of frames, or a sheltered situation.
The last of the pot chrysanthemums should be housed by the end of the first week.
Sow early peas and Early Dwarf Prolific beans in the second week, for an early crop; also in frames for transplanting.
Examine the fruitroom every week, removing promptly all decaying fruit.
Make 'the necessary preparations to begin forcing early or succession crops by the last week of this or the first of next month.
It will be necessary to mow the lawn once a week, and sometimes oftener.
Turnips of the early or flat sorts may yet be sown the first week of this month in the northern states, and in the south from two to four weeks later.
Having passed through Kelso, on the 9th of November he laid siege to Carlisle, which capitulated in a week.
A week after his death, his widow, the princess Mary of England, gave birth to a son who, as William III., was to give added lustre to the house of Orange.
It has been calculated that the gas from a pair of old-fashioned blast-furnaces making i 600 tons of iron per week would in this way yield some 16,000 horse-power in excess of their own needs, and that all the available blast-furnace gas in the United States would develop about i,50o,000 horse-power, to develop which by raising steam would need about 20,000,000 tons of coal a year.
In Lutheran churches the organ is silent on this day, and altar, font and pulpit are draped in black, as indeed throughout Holy Week.
In the Western Church, Palm Sunday 4/counted as the first day of Holy Week, and its ceremonies usher in the series of services, culminating in those of Good Friday, which commemorate the Passion of the Lord.
The mass that follows, characterized by all the outward signs of sorrow proper to Passion Week, is in striking contrast with the joyous triumph of the procession.
Of the reformed churches, the Church of England alone includes Palm Sunday in the Holy Week celebrations.
The market held here on Friday of each week is not mentioned in Domesday Book, but seems to be of early origin.
The harbour, which is usually closed by ice from about the middle of December to the second week in May, is sheltered against the east winds by a group of islands.
Except during the three winter months fairs are now held monthly, the chief being "Barnaby" in June, when the town keeps a week's holiday.
The island is practically inaccessible for eight months of the year, but the inhabitants communicate with the outer world by means of "sea messages," which are despatched in boxes when a strong west wind is blowing, and generally make the western islands or mainland of Scotland in a week.
Charters to the burghers authorized fairs on the days of St Peter and of St Simon and St Jude in 1554, on St Bartholomew's day in 1605, in Mid-lent week in 1665, and on the feast of the Purification and on the 2nd of May in 1685; these fairs have modern representatives.
It takes about 6 weeks to remove entirely the whole of the first and succeeding flushes, going round the estate once a week.
The finest teas are produced at high elevations in Darjeeling and Ceylon and in the plains of Assam, but the quality from individual estates varies much from season to season, and even from week to week.
The practice of irrigating differs in different places with differences in the quality of the water, the soil, the drainage, &c. As a general rule, when the irrigating season begins in November the water may flow for a fortnight continuously, but subsequent waterings, especially after December, should be shortened gradually in duration till the first week in April, when irrigation should cease.
A second edition was required within a week.
In order to defray the charges of her funeral, and to pay some debts which she had left, he wrote a little book in a single week, and sent off the sheets to the press without reading them over.
Christmas week was a very busy one here, too.
A week later Pierre gave his wife full power to control all his estates in Great Russia, which formed the larger part of his property, and left for Petersburg alone.
The restaurant has a children's menu and is open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week.
For a few minutes they held on to each other, kissing as if they hadn't seen each other in a week.
School was out and Jonathan was scheduled to start camp next week.
Besides, he offered me $250 a week.
Linda flashed her a strained smile that made her feel welcome for the first time in a week before the pretty brunette gave the blond man, Lon, a hug and kiss.
One week new, to be exact.
I've been crying for a week straight.
If you can't do what I did in a week, I get your soul.
She'd challenged Gabriel's new mate to win him over in one week, or one of them lost their souls.
In a week, Deidre would be dead or back with Gabriel.
She'd have to be dead-dead which could happen next week or in a millennium.
I gave her a week to make Gabriel fall in love with her, or I get her soul.
The Fourth of July, with its old-fashioned local celebrations and guaranteed full house was but a week away.
The thought of the Dark One reminded Gabriel that he lost three death-dealers to him in the course of a week, not to mention the deal Deidre made.
He hated the idea but understood the necessity, especially after finding the second compass in the hands of demons within a week.
Eight traitors in the week he'd been shut out of the underworld.
He expected her to push him away and slap him, and he was prepared to leave and remain furious at her for the next week or two.
I have to win over Gabriel in a week.
It takes more than a week, he said with some amusement.
There was too much resentment in his voice for it to be the result of one week with the human she created.
She could help Gabriel and the souls, even if her whole world crashed at the end of the week.
By the end of the week, she won't want Gabriel anyway.
Perhaps when she lost her soul at the end of the week or maybe, if she could help him recover his underworld, she'd tell Gabriel then.
Though terrible news, Gabriel couldn't help thinking it was the best thing he'd heard all week.
It was a far cry from the woman who ran away screaming from the soul she accidentally touched last week or the goddess who would've commanded him rather than risk getting her hands dirty.
His one-night stand last week made him appreciate what it was to have a lover who was as infatuated by his body as he was hers.
It was another part that remained of the girl he fell for last week.
Human emotion … you didn't have it before last week.
He'd only learned the woman he fell for last week was still alive and now he had to let her go.
For the first time this week, she didn't feel entirely doomed.
This was definitely not how she envisioned the end of her week.
For the first time this week, he realized that he, too, wanted to take the next step.
May was less than a week old and the temperature was still volatile.
The next week they got the restraining order, but as Carmen witnessed one day on her way home, it didn't stop Lori.
A week ago she might have pondered the longevity of their marriage.
He's alive, but he's been in a coma for a week.
On Thursday of the third week, she arrived at the hospital and walked into the room he shared with another man.
For the next week, Alex continued to wake up more frequently and stay awake for longer periods of time, but he still didn't talk – didn't even try.
Catching him up on things at the office had been simple enough, as someone was there to visit him several times a week.
It was now the first week of July.
In the last week, she had started going to bed after he was asleep and getting up before he woke.
Just like every other soul collector Gabriel sent out the past week, Harmony had gone on a mission and returned empty-handed.
I hope your week was better than mine.
I'm guessing in a week.
We've known for a little over a week.
If his week was any indication, this was not about to fix itself as easily as the portal shutting out his assassins.
I need everything I can get in a week or two.
Within the week, the death-dealers stuck in the mortal realm could start collecting souls again.
He had no way of knowing how many the demons had claimed during the week his dealers had claimed none.
After a week of knowing him, she already had to concentrate hard to resist leaning into him whenever he was around.
This week has been hell.
He was moving on while depositing her back at the same crossroads where he'd found her last week.
It felt good to laugh after the events of the past week.
Your friend didn't come to see you this week, did he?
By this time next week, he'd be back in the underworld.
The woman who captured his heart in a week, something you barely did after millennia!
If you can't do what I did in a week, he's mine.
I'll tell my receptionist to make you an appointment for next week.
She felt almost human again after the drama of her week.
She put on the jumpsuit she hated and emerged, expecting her first night of good sleep in a week.
One week ago, I was normal.
She sobbed, her emotions from the week's events breaking free.
My sister is expecting me to call and then to actually show up in DC in the next week.
Rhyn didn't have a week.
She'd grown up never having seen death, and in the past week, she'd seen it in its most gruesome forms.
Assume I never knew this underworld existed before a little over a week ago.
You said you've known him a week?
I'll be a raving lunatic at the end of another week!
I guess it really is Thanksgiving next week.
I guess I could visit for a week, if it means so much to you.
I'll have him come in next week to sit down with you and discuss the project.
You said last night you'd go for a week, but you can stay with us for as long as you want.
At the very least, you'll still come for a week?
Yes, I'll go for a week.
You're really okay with me going for a week?
Kiera hadn't wanted to come, even for the proposed week.
Besides, you said you'd stay at least a week, right?
It was toward the end of her first week in the sprawling mansion that was her new home that she wandered down a hall previously unexplored.
Two days turned into a week.
For over a week, he'd hoped his instincts to be wrong.
Over a period of a week, the tactics had gone from infantile to novice to advanced, as if someone were learning the intricacies of battle planning.
It's one of the few times we've been without guests since we opened and we'll practically have a full house next week with the Ice Festival coming up.
She called from the Montrose airport and booked for a whole week.
During the week before Christmas, Martha had spent an overnight at Bird Song when Janet was forced to report to court in Grand Junction, on some charges she, thankfully, did not detail to the Deans.
I'll bet you a night of unbridled ecstasy against a week of doing dishes that they end up in the sack.
We'll be back in a week or two.
My dearest Joshua has been absent for near a week now, bound to the duties of his calling, and those of his wife who is much involved in the charities of our city.
He was a married minister, preaching the good book on Sunday and raising a family all week.
She confided it to her husband late one night, awakening him from his sleep as Edith Shipton had just awakened him but a week before.
This year and for the next ten to twelve, he would have it all, not just a week or two in the Berkshires.
So if I tried for a week or two and then decided I couldn't handle it, you'd still make me forget.
He had thought he would be putting a new clutch in this car next week.
Next week Sarah and Connor are going to his parent's house in Maine.
Tucking her hair behind her ear, he murmured, "It's going to be a long week."
Jackson busied himself as best he could during the week.
This week is becoming insufferable.
The messy studio from last week had been transformed into a professional art gallery.
Are some of the pieces I saw last week missing?
That was the second time this week someone had snuck up on him.
Has Jackson told you his birthday is next week?
The one week mark of Conner's new life coincided with Jackson's birthday.
He had tried to teach her to play the piano many times through the years, but she always became bored within a week or so of practice and gave up.
In a week or so, I guess.
Inside of a week the bad cold went to her chest.
He wouldn't be caught dead with a bouquet of wildflowers and there was no way he was going to waste money on flowers that would wither and die within a week.
He must have had a premonition, because the truck broke down on her way home the following week.
Did you know he's already called Lori several times this week?
Nothing more was said about the matter until a week later when Katie and Bill moved into their new home.
I graduate next week and I'm going to take a week off and come see you - if you don't mind.
The week seemed more like a month, but finally Alex arrived and she picked him up at the airport.
They had an entire week, so there was no need to rush into a conversation that might spoil everything.
She was uneasy lingering on the events of the past week.
I take it we've not heard from the central or west coast sites this week?
She'd tried to contact Mrs. Watson several times the first week at the Peak before giving up.
The dates were all from the past week, and she recognized two of the originating net codes as being from Mr. Tim and General Greene.
He shot one of my men last week.
The docs put you in a coma for over a week in order to transplant half your organs.
You can leave in another week.
There are three within about a week's walk.
The Twelfth Army settled into Arkansas about a week ago.
Rhyn heard the note of pain in the death-dealer's voice. In a week's time, Gabe had gone from quietly confident to troubled to lost. The death-dealer was struggling with himself, a feeling Rhyn knew well.
Kris sat beside her. Hannah's skin had gone from pale to gray, and her features looked gaunt. He couldn't help thinking Katie wouldn't survive a week down here if Hannah was suffering so badly after a day. He touched Hannah's hair, revolted when a handful came off in his hand.
Nothing I can't handle. I have Kiki, Tamer, and Erik on lockdown. A week without food, and they're happy to help. Kiki is running most things, until I figure them out.
Dean found himself able to predict for instance, it was time to visit Baltimore again, and a week or two later, Byrne would travel there.
Most trips commenced early in the week if the destination was closer, and Byrne was home by late Wednesday or Thursday.
Bobby and Dean had reviewed the testimony the prior week.
Some came with the days of the week emblazoned on them.
If it sank up there, it'd most likely float up to the surface after a few days or a week and then drift back down this way with the tide.
Give him a week and he'll float in somewhere down south of here if the fish don't eat him first.
I ain't even had a bath in more than a week!
Atlantic City must have paid well this week.
We're...going to have a service next week.
This was Dean's week for second-rate motels, and they weren't getting better.
You may be right about Byrne not showing up at his funeral next week.
Things are a little hectic around here planning for the memorial service next week.
They reminded Dean of Jeffrey Byrne, doing the same thing a week earlier.
He'd be at the service next week and not to see if a missing man would turn up in veiled drag, but simply because Cynthia Byrne told him she'd be pleased with his presence.
They're holding a memorial service for Jeffrey Byrne next week.
I'm gonna have a ring around my be-hind for a week from sitting on this thing!
He spoke of family barbecues and a week's vacation on the Jersey shore, kids growing up and Christmas eggnog shared.
Are the bad boys being good this week?
It was nearly a hundred bucks and that was just through last week!
The week started with a flurry of activity.
Crouched astride a bike was a great place to think and he surely needed training with his July week in Iowa getting closer all the time.
Detective Norman Hunter called Dean from Norfolk later the same week.
She was tickled to get away from the Mister for a week.
It wasn't worth the risk, at least this early in the week.
One thing was for certain; this group would have one whoop-de-do of a party when the week was over.
It wasn't a lack of curiosity—he needed this week away from murder and mayhem.
If it comes down to it and we need an ID later in the week, I can locate the Greek god guy and show him the picture, but I didn't want to take the chance this early.
How could people go to church on Sunday with one set of morals and spend the rest of the week with another?
The first week after they met, they were at each other's throats frequently.
It's only for a week, Carmen.
As you said, it's only a week.
In less than a week they would be married, but somehow it seemed a violation of his bank account.
It would have made more sense for her to prepare a supper for him, but he insisted that she should have at least one day a week when she didn't have to cook.
Another quiet evening together brought them exactly one week before their wedding.
In less than a week we'll be married.
In less than a week they would be man and wife.
They were supposed to come out and fix that next week.
Next week we'll have to come up here again.
If you'll tell me how much you use each week, I'll replace it and we'll keep that base.
It doesn't give a good clean shave, so I use one of these a couple times a week.
Apparently that was what inspired his decision to arrange for a trash truck once a week.
It was amazing how much they could change in less than a week.
The week slipped by and all too soon it was time for Alex to catch his plane.
By the end of the first week she had to face another enemy — a thunderstorm.
He had been gone over a week now, but the premonition persisted.
For the next week, she woke with that same feeling every morning.
She thought when she asked him if he wanted to go with her for the twelve week ultrasound that he would say no, but he didn't.
It took him less than a week to work his way into their hearts.
A week ago she and Alex had been down to open some windows, but the house still smelled stale.
A crew was supposed to be out in the next week or so to do the work, but she wanted to measure the windows for curtains.
Jonathan was supposed to go back to his foster family next week.
Xander took my door off a week ago.
The Black God's bedroom door was closed for the first time in a week.
What dismay she felt at Jonny's first killing a week ago had slid into understanding that the Black God was merely becoming what he was.
You showed me something a week ago, a vision on a path I cannot see myself.
The exchange a week ago was the first time she met the nightmarish Original Vamp, when he'd offered to help Jule in exchange for asking her a question.
Fortunately, she had leverage, and she Saw she might need it before the week was over.
I'll tell you why next week.
I imagine you would not last the week.
He'd probably been thinking about it all week.
I suppose the rain this week has it flowing faster.
He had been quiet all week, obviously resigned to the fact that she was going to run things her way.
I'm a week late already.
In another week, their guests would be going home.
They decided to stay another week.
It wasn't the first time Alex had been gone for over a week, leaving her to manage the farm and the children.
The climate in the south at this time of the year was probably hot, but surely it couldn't hold a candle to the week she had spent in the desert.
He had given her a week to get her head on straight.
Camping equipment filled the trunk along with enough clothes to last a week.
He's called the store three times in the last week.
Next week was her last in the cabin and she dreaded going back to face him again.
He could wait another week to talk to her.
Your father has been worried because you haven't called in a week.
He said you needed some space to grow, but when he didn't hear from you for a week he started getting worried.
One drop then two fell to the ground, and he almost flinched at the thought of his only real food in a week escaping him.
Or your cousins won't survive the week.
You're going to be a temp for a week.
Wait. How do I know you won't hurt Ash and Brandon this week, when I'm trying to get this thing?
You're only going away for a week.
See you in a week!
This is gonna be a long week.
The kind of body that was strong enough to hold and protect her from the freaky dream she'd stumbled into this week.
Xander's calendar was full for the week.
I can't guarantee I'll have time for you the rest of the week.
I'm here for a week then gone.
I'll probably be texting you this week.
I've got a week.
Look, just do me a favor this week.
He should view the temp onboard for a week as disposable, like the women he slept with.
I don't know what, but I'm pretty sure I don't want you walking off with my shit at the end of the week.
They got out, and she lingered, sighing in happiness at the pleasure she was likely never to experience again after this week.
There were several beautiful women; he'd likely not need her help finding women the rest of the week.
I have until the end of the week!
Bruises to broken bones to being sliced up ... nothing would be left of her at the end of the week.
If we survive the week.
I'll get what I want by the end of the week.
Barefooted and clean, he was relaxed for the first time in a week.
If she survived Jonny and Xander this week, she'd be out a job come next week.
I spent the week with a vampire.
She hadn't stopped to let herself think about how much this week had hurt, knowing her cousins were in danger, the sense of helplessness she'd been fighting.
You've been fighting that all week.
All she had to do was trust him Monday, and she would've spent the week with him, instead of two nights.
Merimee was tried for a week, but the cool cynic and the perfervid apostle of women's rights proved mutually repulsive.
It may mean the day which puts a stop to the week's work, but this is less likely.
The connexion, therefore, between the seven days' week and the work of creation is now generally recognized as secondary.
What is certain is that the origin of the Sabbath must be sought within a circle that used the week as a division of time.
Moreover, it is doubtful from extant remains of Assyrian calendars whether the astrological week prevailed in civil life even among the Babylonians and Assyrians.
They did not dedicate each day in turn to its astrological planet; and it is therefore precarious to assume that the Sabbath was in its origin what it is in the astrological week, the day sacred to Saturn, and that its observance is to be derived from an ancient Hebrew worship of that planet.4 The week, however, is found in various parts of the world in a form that has nothing to do with astrology or the seven planets, and with such a distribution as to make it pretty certain that it had no artificial origin, but suggested itself independently, and for natural reasons, to different races.
There are traces of what may be called a "five-day week," but also some traces of a period of seven days.
It is quite consistent with the evidence to suppose that a seven-day week was in use in Babylonia, but each item may be explained differently, and a definite proof does not exist.
When born, the Australian baby is of 'a much` lighter colour than its parents and remains so for about a week.
Immigrants from Europe, and to some extent from North America and China, poured into Melbourne, where the arrivals in 1852 averaged 2000 persons in a week.
On the 6th of September the silver mines closed down, and a week later a conference of employers issued a manifesto which was met next day by a counter-manifesto of the Intercolonial Labour Conference, and almost immediately afterwards by the calling out of 40,000 men.
This was the planting of a colony of communistic per week for which such wages are payable, with the rates for overtime when those hours are exceeded.
The award of the court is thus the equivalent of the determination of a special board in Victoria, and deals with the same questions, the most important of which are the minimum rates of wages and the number of working hours per week.
By the Federal Act, passed in the session of 1908, a pension of ten shillings a week was granted to persons of either sex over sixty-five years of age, or to persons over sixty who are incapacitated from earning a living.
A week after the signing of the treaty he supported a proposal for the king's deposition, and the vote of No Addresses was carried.
That the recurrence of the market determined the length of the week seems clear from the Wajagga custom of naming the days after the markets they visit, as well as from the fact that on the Congo the word for week is the same as the word for market.
Among agricultural tribes in Africa one day of the week, which varies from place to place, is often a rest-day, visiting the market being the only work allowed.
A law came into operation in February 1908, according to which a weekly day of rest (with few exceptions)was established on Sunday in every case in which it was possible, and otherwise upon some other day of the week.
The Assembly, which had continued in session, was dispersed by the French troops on the 2nd of July, but Mazzini escaped a week later.
During the first week of April Convocation sat almost from day to day to determine questions of fact and law in relation to Catherine's marriage with Henry as affected by her previous marriage with his brother Arthur.
In the East, where after the example of the Church of Antioch the Quadragesima fast had been kept distinct from that of Holy Week, the whole fast came to last for seven weeks, both Saturdays and Sundays (except Holy Saturday) being, however, excluded.
In Rome and Alexandria, and even in Jerusalem, Holy Week was included in Lent and the whole fast lasted but six weeks, Saturdays, however, not being exempt.
About the same time the cycle of paschal solemnities was extended to the ninth week before Easter by the institution of stational masses for Septuagesima, Sexagesima and Quinquagesima Sundays.
The Greek Lent begins on the Monday of Sexagesima, with a week of preparatory fasting, known as TvpoOl yca, or the "butter-week"; the actual fast, however, starts on the Monday of Quinquagesima (Estomihi), this week being known as "the first week of the fast" (050µas T&vv vriamtwv).
In 1465 a second annual fair on the 1st of May was granted by Edward IV., which is still held on the Wednesday in Whitsun week.
The sacredness of the number seven is based on the seven planetary deities to whom each day of the week was respectively dedicated, i.e.
Thus his " studious and sedentary life " passed pleasantly enough, interrupted only at rare intervals by boyish excursions of a day or a week in the neighbourhood, and by at least one memorable tour of Switzerland, by Basel, Zurich, Lucerne and Bern, made along with Pavilliard in the autumn of 1755.
An independent local government was formed a week later, and this lasted for several months, until the Utah authorities intervened.