Gie him a cuff at Martinmas, and his cheek will be tingling at Whitsunday.
Becket was ordained priest and consecrated on Whitsunday, 1162.
For their harvest was between Easter and Whitsunday, and began about a month after the vernal Equinox.
We need no tongues of fire, and we shall have none on this Whitsunday or any Whitsunday.
I must, therefore, fairly warn you to remove from my house at Whitsunday.
That is the spirit we pray for and can expect to receive on Whitsunday.
Cape Gloucester was reached in about three hours after we had issued from the Whitsunday Passage.
And yet, since Whitsunday is but a few days away, that should be no hard matter.
The 19th of May, being Whitsunday, we passed the tropic of Capricorn, so that we were complete seven weeks under the torrid zone.
It was to be his last commission, for he died on Whitsunday, June 5th.
"Pentecost," late Old English Hwita Sunnandæg "white Sunday," possibly from the white baptismal robes worn by newly baptized Christians on this day.