At the end of each of the eight Tones in the Paraklitiki there is a short set of doggerel lines describing the characteristics of the Tone in question. For the entertainment of readers I include equally doggerel translations of them at the beginning of each Tone.
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Matins for Sunday through Wednesday are complete, but I have still to add the second canons for Thursday and Friday. Neither canon for Saturday Matins has been completed, but the custom is that the first canon on Saturday is that of the Saint of the monastery, or church.
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