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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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Light from the East: Tales, Moral and Instructive, of Oriental Origin Or ...

George S. Measom - Arab countries - 1856 - 194 pages
...eight, I will remove — VIBOIL, .Sir. II. 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 Bagdad, in order to spend the rest of the day in meditation...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others].

Spectator The - 1857
...translated word for word as follows : " On the fifth day of the moon, which according to the custom ( R > шу morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat in order to pass the i_-st of the day in...
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The poetical works and letters of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - English letters - 1859 - 642 pages
...an idea to a word of three syllables : " On the 5th day of tho moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself and oflered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the...
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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - Readers - 1860 - 432 pages
...PICTURE OF HUMAN LIFE. • — (ADDISON. ) 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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Readings from the best authors, ed. by A.H. Bryce, Issue 10

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - 1862 - 331 pages
...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 advanced reader

Scottish school-book assoc - 1863
...the heart Of endless agitation. WORDSWORTII. THE VISION OF MIEZA. ON the fifth day of the moon, which 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 1 in meditation...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...SPECTATOR.' 186. THE VISION OF MIRZA. 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 Bagda-" in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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Wisdom, Wit, and Allegory. Selected from "The Spectator"

Joseph Addison, P.P. - London. - Spectator, 1711-14 - 1864 - 318 pages
...thy mortal sight, I will remove " VIRGIL. N 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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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...THE VISION OF MIRZA. From The Spectator. 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 hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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Grammatical analysis

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1865
...purse steals trash. — Shakespeare. 9. 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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