Monday

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Monday:

see weekweek,
period of time shorter than the month, commonly seven days. The ancient Egyptians used a 10-day period, as did the French under the short-lived French Revolutionary calendar.
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He must carry four hundred pounds about with him till Monday, when the neglect could be surreptitiously repaired; and meanwhile, he was free to pass the afternoon on the encircling divan of the billiard-room, smoking his pipe, sipping a pint of ale, and enjoying to the masthead the modest pleasures of admiration.
Inglethorp, as a mere matter of form, would you mind telling us where you were on the evening of Monday, July 16th?
How the Monday affected the rest of the household I don't know.
Franklin's departure from England on the Sunday morning, and the news of my lady's arrival in London with Miss Rachel on the Monday afternoon, had reached me, as you are aware, by the Tuesday's post.
After hearing from the Yollands on the Monday, I had now heard of the Indians, and heard of the money-lender, in the news from London-- Miss Rachel herself remember, being also in London at the time.
Love's eyes love to look on brightness; Love loves what is gaily drest; Sunday, Monday, all I care is Thou shouldst see me in my best.
Collins returned most punctually on Monday fortnight, but his reception at Longbourn was not quite so gracious as it had been on his first introduction.
An exhibition of agricultural implements had been opened in the neighborhood, only two days since; and a public competition between rival machines was to be decided on the coming Monday.
Stick at it, and let me have the lists by Monday, at twelve.
All Sunday I was kept hard at work, and yet by Monday I had only got as far as H.
Hall Pycroft, whom he had never seen, was about to enter the office upon the Monday morning.
On Monday morning the weather was in that undecided state which is more exasperating than a steady pour.