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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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Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - Criticism - 1903 - 195 pages
...Mirza " will serve for illustration : " 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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Studies in American and British Literature

Inez Nellie Canfield McFee - American literature - 1905 - 557 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 Home Reader and Reciter

Readers - 1906 - 320 pages
...Anon THE VISION OF MIRZA. JOSEPH 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 Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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Rhetoric and Composition

Edward Fulton - English language - 1906 - 259 pages
...eminent degree is very imperfectly exhibited. 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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Composition and Style: A Complete Literary Handbook and Manual with a Guide ...

Robert D. Blackman - Authorship - 1908 - 320 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 Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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The First Year English Book

Harriet Eve Crandall - English language - 1908 - 237 pages
...Read the following imaginative sketch : 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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Little Masterpieces of Autobiography, Volume 4

George Iles - 1908
...fixing 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 Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1909 - 544 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 Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - English literature - 1910 - 756 pages
...translated word for word as follows: — "On the fifth day of the moon, which according to the custom , he gave them his promissory * labour, tracked by bailiffs and reproachful credi 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 in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 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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