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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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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1866
...Histoire d'Abdallah, Histoire d'Hilpa. 2. 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 devoilons, I ascended the high hills of Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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An easy English grammar, Volume 4

John Miller D. Meiklejohn - 1866
...the little boy who cleans the shop. 10. On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to tho custom of my forefathers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself and offered up my morning devotion, I ascended the high hills of Bagdad. MISCELLANEOUS EXERCISES. 1. A famous physician...
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The literary reader: prose authors, with biogr. notices &c. by H.G. Robinson

Hugh George Robinson - 1867
...translated word for word as follows : " On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of ray 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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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...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 Boy's Yearly Volume for ...

Children's literature, English - 1868
...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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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 pages
...SPECTATOR." l83, THE VISION OF MIRZA. On tho fifth day of the moon, which, according to the cuitom 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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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...' THE SPECTATOR.' THE VISION or MIBZA. 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 pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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Readings from the Best Authors

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - English literature - 1869
...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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Murby's Excelsior readers, ed. by F. Young

Francis Young (F.R.G.S.) - 1870
...great sufferings, here the pangs of death. 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 spend the rest of the day in meditation...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, Sir William Smith - English literature - 1850 - 477 pages
...SPECTATOR." 183. THE VISION OF MIRZA. On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of m} 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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