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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 beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816
...word, as follows. THE VISION OF MIRZA. 0 8 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 Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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The prose works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1816 - 705 pages
...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 as" cended the high hill of Kagdat, in order to " pass the rest of the day in...
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Elegant extracts, Volume 55

Elegant extracts - 1816
...Picture of Human Life. ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my foreŁ«hers, 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 British Prose Writers, Volume 23

British prose literature - 1819
...an idea to a word of three syllables, " On the 5th 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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The prose works of Robert Burns; containing his letters and correspondence ...

Robert Burns - 1819
...an idea to a word of three syllables : ' On the 5th day of the moon, which, according to tile 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 Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volumes 14-26

British essayists - 1819
...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 Juvenile Mentor, Or Select Readings: Being American School Class Book No ...

Albert Picket - American literature - 1820 - 282 pages
...way to the ruin of hopeful children. 1. ON the fifth day of the moon, which accordingto 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 British Essayists

English essays - 1823
...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 Bag<!:,i. in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 7-8

British essayists - 1823
...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 Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 3

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1824
...translated wordjbr 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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