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" 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, said I, man is but a shadow and life a dream. "
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 ...

1803
...after.having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, iu 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...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...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 in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing mysdf on the tops of the mountains, 1 full into a profound contemplation on the...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1805
...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...prayer." " We know nothing, or next to nothing, of the structure of our souls, so cannot account for those seeming caprices in them, that one should be particularly...
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...'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 and prayer. As I was here airing- myself on the tops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 13

English literature - 1809
...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...pass the rest of the day In meditation and prayer. " • This day ; the first Sunday of May ; a breezy, blue-skyed noon, some time about the beginning,...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English literature - 1809
...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 and prayer. As I was here airing myself on the tops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on the...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...kept 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 and prayer. As I was here airing myself on the tops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on the...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...kept holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my rooming devotions, I ascended the high hills of 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...
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Select Reviews, Volume 2

1809
...kfter having washed myself, and oileied up my morning devotions, I ascended the high liill of Hagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer.' " vVe know nothing, or next to nothing, of the suhstance or structure of our souls : so cannot account...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 1

Elegant extracts - 1812
...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 and prayer. As I was here airing myself on the tops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on the...
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