On October 4, the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the contemporary Francis traveled to the birthplace of his namesake.
Here a highly popular fair was held every year on the feast day of the patron saint of the Abbey.
Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar among the people.
I was surprised to see him assume so much dignity, but I presumed that he was treated with exceptional honour on the feast day.
Now of necessity he was to release unto them one upon the feast day.
The parishioners attended divine service on the feast day, and the rest of that day was then devoted to popular festivities.
The fellow had sailed on the feast day of Sai-Kao because on that day the Likin or native customs were closed.
And it represented no small achievement and marked no small advance, so that it was really the feast day we made of it.
But they did not want that to take place on the feast day, lest there should be an uproar among the people, who believed on him.
It was the feast day of the year on the Island, a beautiful bright sunny June day.