Week


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WEEK. Seven days of time.
     2. The week commences immediately after twelve o'clock, on the night between Saturday and Sunday, and ends at twelve o'clock, seven days of twenty-four hours each thereafter.
     3. The first day of the week is called Sunday; (q.v.) the second, Monday; the third, Tuesday; the, fourth, Wednesday; the fifth, Thursday; the sixth, Friday; and the seventh, Saturday. Vide 4 Pet. S. C. Rep. 361.

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You can blackguard me all round London if you like in a week
When it ceases to be her interest, she plainly threatens to leave off at a week's notice.
So, week by week, poor Peter came And turned in heaviness away; For still the answer was the same,
Fraulein Hedwig was gone, and Weeks, the American who generally accompanied them on their rambles, had set out for a tour of South Germany.
During her first year in the store, Dulcie was paid five dollars per week. It would be instructive to know how she lived on that amount.
In that remote day, that man will earn, with ONE week's work, that bill of goods which it takes you upwards of FIFTY weeks to earn now.
The paper came, and I read it from week to week with such feelings as it would be quite idle for me to attempt to describe.
She was to be their chosen visitor, she was to be for weeks under the same roof with the person whose society she mostly prized -- and, in addition to all the rest, this roof was to be the roof of an abbey!
"We have sailed many months, we have sailed many weeks,(Four weeks to the month you may mark), But never as yet ('tis your Captain who speaks) Have we caught the least glimpse of a Snark!
No answer to General Call having been received during the last week from following overdues, they are posted as missing:
At the end of it the girl who had carried the red flag went downtown and got a position in a great department store, at a salary of two dollars and a half a week.
A sea trip does you good when you are going to have a couple of months of it, but, for a week, it is wicked.