Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Days set apart as Sabbaths.

E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Days set apart as Sabbaths.
Sunday by Christians; Monday by the Greeks; Tuesday by the Persians; Wednesday by the Assyrians; Thursday by the Egyptians; Friday by the Turks; Saturday by the Jews.
Christians worship God on Sunday,
Grecian zealots hallow Monday,
Tuesday Persians spend in prayer,
Assyrians Wednesday revere,
Egyptians Thursday, Friday Turks,
On Saturday no Hebrew works.
E. C. B.



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