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LLAN ASA.

MILITARY MARRIAGES IN FRANCE.

ANOTHER GEORGE WASHINGTON.

LLYSFAEN.

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THE DAYS OF THE WEEK.

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THE DAYS OF THE WEEK. In the museum at Berlin, in the hall devoted to Northern antiquities, they have there representations of the idols from wfiich the names of the days of the week are derived. From the idol of the sun came Sunday. This idol is represented with his face like the sun, holding a bnrnmg wheel, with both hands on his breast, signifying his apparent course round the world. The idol of the moon, from >vhich "comes Mon- day.is habited in a short coat, like a man, but holding the moon m his hands. Tuisco, fromt which comes Tuesday, was one of the most ancient? and popular gous oi the Germans, and is represented in his garments of skin,according to their peculiar manner of clothing; the third day of the week was dedicated to his wor- ship. Woden, from which comes Wednesday, was a valiant prince among the Saxons. His image was prayed to for victory. Thor, from whence comesThurs- day, is seated in a bed, with 12 stars above his head, holding a sceptre in his hand. Friga, from whenca..we have Friday, is represented with a drawn sword in his right hand and a bow in his left. Seater, from which is Saturday, has the appearance of perfect wretched- ness. He is thin-visaged, long-haired, with a long beajd. He carries a pail of water in his hand, wherein are fruits and flowers. •

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