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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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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 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 Juvenile Mentor; Or, Select Readings ...

Albert Picket - 1825 - 262 pages
...ruin of hopeful children. Vision of Mirza. 1. ON the fifth day of the moon, which according to 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 res! of the day in meditation...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...; exhibiting a picture of human life. 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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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1826
...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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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - Poets, Scottish - 1830 - 328 pages
...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 liigh hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1831 - 438 pages
...an idea to a word of three syllables, " 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 hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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The Principles of English Composition: Illustrated by Examples with Critical ...

David Booth - English language - 1831 - 351 pages
...the following by this criterion : " On the fifth ('.ay 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 Amusing Companion, Or, Interesting Story Teller: Being a Collection of ...

Tales - 1831 - 180 pages
...of the company. 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 hilla of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the .day in meditation...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - Almanacs, English - 1832
...the oath, 1811. The Vision of Nina. It was on ihefifth 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 Olio

A literary traveller - American wit and humor - 1833 - 310 pages
...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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