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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.
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