Lord's-day

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Lord's-day the first day of the week
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. loverd, laverd—A.S. hláfordhláf, a loaf, bread, weard, warder.

Usage

In literature:

Or in what days lived the lord Who 'neath those thunder-forges upreared that battle's ward?
"The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs" by William Morris
KEEPING THE LORD'S DAY HOLY.
"Explanation of Catholic Morals" by John H. Stapleton
The first day that I went on shore to sleep, was the Lord's day.
"The Northmen, Columbus and Cabot, 985-1503" by Various
On the fourth day Lord Ronald's card was brought to her.
"The Swindler and Other Stories" by Ethel M. Dell
Their most solemn day of acting is the Lord's Day.
"Bruges and West Flanders" by George W. T. Omond
It wouldn't look right, to carry a hunting gun on the Lord's day; people wouldn't understand that it was for a work of mercy.
"Time and Time Again" by Henry Beam Piper
As many hours of the day and night as those in authority would allow him Lord Coombe sat and watched by Donal's bed.
"Robin" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
I'm off to Lord's for the day, but shall dine at the Cecil.
"The Admirable Tinker" by Edgar Jepson
Of the covenant which we made in baptism, and renew every time we come to the Lord's supper, and upon our solemn days of fasting.
"The Covenants And The Covenanters" by Various
On the third day of September, Oxford's answer was delivered to the house of lords, who transmitted it to the commons.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
They were moreover directed to be publicly read in the churches, and they were publicly read every Lord's day.
"Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith" by Robert Patterson
Then one day he learned the Lord's prayer.
"A Book of Quaker Saints" by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
I hope, if you have been bulb planting, that you got them all in by Lord Mayor's Day.
"Mary's Meadow" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
On the fourth day the mandarin asked him to translate the Lord's Prayer.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 1, January 1886" by Various
Lord Walter Brixton, his old St Gatien's pupil, returned from the country on the very day of Maitland's examination.
"The Mark Of Cain" by Andrew Lang
Our Lord's soul and spirit came back, as we know, from Paradise on the third day.
"The Life of the Waiting Soul in the Intermediate State" by R. E. Sanderson
Not a day's sickness in all that time, thank the Lord!
"Shining Ferry" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
But if it's for the Lord to see some ither day, I'm content.
"Out in the Forty-Five" by Emily Sarah Holt
People were rather shocked then when you said Sunday, and quite forgot the beautiful significance of the Lord's Day.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
A few days later, relatives of the Likovay family found the body of Lord Grazian in the agent's quarters of the castle.
"Peter the Priest" by Mór Jókai
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In poetry:

Six days the Lord vouchsaf'd to give to thee,
Whereon thy temp'ral business shou'd be done:
But, on the seventh, thou art no ways free
To mind ought else, besides God's work alone:
"The Ten Commandments " by Rees Prichard
The race is ended, which I was to run,
The last of all my days is almost done —
The conflict's o'er — I just have reach'd the goal:
Receive, O Lord! — receive to thee, my soul!
"A Short Prayer, For A Devout Person To Use At His Last Hour" by Rees Prichard
Dear Lord! dear Lord! when Slavery'll cease,
Then we poor souls can have our peace;
There's a better day a coming, will you go along with me?
There's a better day a coming, go sound the jubilee.
"Song of The Coffle Gang" by Anonymous Americas
Such is the poet's home!
Open the doors to the sun,
Gladness and glory and song,
Till the day of travel be done,
And the day of the Lord be come!
Garlands and song to the children of love belong.
"The Poet's House" by Annie Adams Fields
The night is far spent, and the day is at hand:
No sign to be looked for; the Star's in the sky;
Rejoice then, ye saints, 'tis your Lord's own command;
Rejoice, for the coming of Jesus draws nigh.
"The night is far spent, and the day is at hand:" by Thomas Kelly
Lord, shall it be for ever said,
"The race of man was only made
For sickness, sorrow, and the dust?"
Are not thy servants day by day
Sent to their graves, and turned to clay?
Lord, where's thy kindness to the just?
"Psalm 89 last part" by Isaac Watts

In news:

Brian Burke figured if there had been e-mail when he was the lord of the NHL's office of discipline, the current firestorm over Colin Campbell's indelicate messages to staffers would look like a single sparkler on a windy day.
England set Australia a target of 273 to win their opening one-day cricket match at Lord's in London.
Richard Lord has been waiting for this day for almost two years - eagerly awaiting his chance to learn from one of his church's leaders.
Though overshadowed liturgically by the celebration of the Lord's Day, the Church celebrates today one of its earliest and greatest theologians: Irenaeus of Lyons.
Good lord, it's like sequel movie news day in Hollywood.
Of course, every Lord's Day is an opportunity for believers in Christ to gather to celebrate and worship our resurrected Lord.
Lord's Acre Day celebrated at Archer.
Lord's Acre Day celebrated at Archer .
This weekend, full of you, dear LORD, Sabbath, Chanukah, and LORD's Day, Preparing for You, 'mouthing the sword,' Bless'ed are You, Oh LORD, we say.
Burghart, an adjunct faculty member at Cornerstone University, will lead ECS in Bach's Cantata No 79, "God the Lord is Sun and Shield," a cantata for soloists, chorus and orchestra that Bach wrote to mark Reformation Day.
On Election Day, the most politically charged time of year, a group of Valley pastors is promoting a nonpartisan, ecumenical gathering around the Lord's table.
Lord 's Acre Day celebrated at Archer.
Most often celebrated the last Saturday of October, Lord 's Acre Day begins with a worship service, continues with a dinner, bazaar, silent auction, parade, children's fishing pond and a bidding auction.
Because Sunday is the Lord's day, and it takes at least a day to get to the polling place by horse and buggy.
A few days before they are set to be honored at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, two 'Appetite for Destruction'-era members of Guns N' Roses will present the ' Riff Lord' award at Revolver's Golden Gods Awards.
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