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Quadragesima

Quadragesima Several such were observed by the early Christians, viz. before Christmas, Easter, and the feast of St. John the Baptist ; the Greeks had four, the Maronites six, and the Armenians eight ( Du Cange, "Gloss."). http://www.catholic.org/encyclopedia/view.php?id=9763 40 generations 4 Elements x 10 Commandmants
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