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" Bagdat in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing myself on the tops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on the vanity of human life; and, passing from one thought to another, surely... "
The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ... - Page 209
by Robert Burns - 1800
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...translated word for word as follows. ' On the fifth day of the moon, which according to the custom of my forefathers I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order^o pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...i ' i Qf , a picture of human life. On the fifth day of the moon, -which , according to the custom of my forefathers , I always keep holy , after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions , I ascended the high hills ofBagdat, THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. 243 in order to pass...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

1809
...an idea to a word of three syllables. " On the 5th day of die moon, which, according to the custom of- my forefathers, I always keep holy, 'after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...translated word for word, as follows : ' On the fifth day of the moon, which according to the custom of my forefathers I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered np my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bęgdnt, hi order" to pass the rest of the day...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1805
...13. to to a word of three syllables : " On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...FROM iN ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPT. Addison. f ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers I always 'keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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The Works of Robert Burns: General correspondence, including pieces of ...

Robert Burns - 1806
...an idea to a word of three syllables : " On the 5th day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my fore-fathers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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The British Essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...translated word for word as follows : ' On the fifth day of the moon, which according to the custom of my forefathers I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up ray morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English literature - 1809
...translated word for word as follows : " On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions. I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in. order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 13

English literature - 1809
...an idea to a word of three syllables. " On the 5tk day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day In meditation...
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