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" 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 vanity of human life; and passing from one thought... "
The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the Lives of ... - Page 165
1794
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1800
...idea to a word of three syllables : " On the " 5th day of the moon, which, according to the cus" tom of my fore-fathers, I always keep holy, after " having washed myself, and offered up my morn" ing devotions, I ascended the high hill of " Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...despise "' .„.. GOLDSMITH. THEVISION OF MIRZA; ' . '-i'.'. . i ' i Qf , a picture of human life. On the fifth day of the moon, -which , according to...up my morning devotions , I ascended the high hills ofBagdat, THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. 243 in order to pass the rest of the day 'in me-; ditation and pfayer....
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - English essays - 1803
...read over with great plea* sure. I intend to give it to the Public when I have no other entertainment for them ; and shall begin with the first vision,...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...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

1809
...fancy before I was capable of fixing an idea to a word of three syllables. " On the 5th day of die moon, which, according to the custom of- my forefathers,...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. " ' We know nothing,...
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The Spectator ...

1803
...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, iu order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing myself on the tops...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...to the public when I have no other entertainment for them ; and shall begin with the first vition, which I have translated word for word, as follows...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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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...plague ? O Grave ! where is thy victory ?" THE VISION OF MIRZAH. FROM iN ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPT. Addison. f ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to...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...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1805
...before I was capable of fixing an idea * Vol. II. p. 417, 18, 13. to to a word of three syllables : " On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." " We know nothing,...
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The Works of Robert Burns: General correspondence, including pieces of ...

Robert Burns - 1806
...struck my young fancy before I was capable of fixing an idea to a word of three syllables : " On the 5th day of the moon, which, according to the custom of...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." We know nothing, or...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1806
...struck my young fancy before I was capable of fixing an idea to a word of three syllables : " On the 5th day of the moon, which, according to the custom of...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." We know nothing, •...
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