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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 Edinburgh Review - Page 255
1809
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...shall begin with the first vision, which I have translated word for word as follows. ' On the fifth day of the moon, which according to the custom of...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order^o pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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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
....„.. GOLDSMITH. THEVISION OF MIRZA; ' . '-i'.'. . i ' i Qf , a picture of human life. On the fifth day of the moon, -which , according to the custom...offered 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...
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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,...pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. " ' We know nothing, or next to nothing, of the substance or structure of our souls, so cannot account...
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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...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...shall begin with the first vition, which I have translated word for word, as follows : ' On the fifth day of the moon, which according to the custom of...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
...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 the custom of...pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." " We know nothing, or next to nothing, of the structure of our souls, so cannot account for those seeming...
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...where is thy victory ?" THE VISION OF MIRZAH. FROM iN ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPT. Addison. f ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of...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-...
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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...pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." We know nothing, or next to nothing, of the substance or structure of our souls, so cannot account...
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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...pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." We know nothing, • or next to nothing, of the substance or structure of our souls, so cannot account...
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