Joy

The seven joys of the Virgin: (1) The annunciation; (2) the visitation; (3) the nativity; (4) the adoration of the three kings; (5) the presentation in the temple; (6) the discovery of her youthful Son in the temple in the midst of the doctors; (7) her assumption and coronation. (See Sorrow.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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