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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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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun, Volume 2

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...Mirza, which I will give almost entire : ' 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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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1871
...Mirza, which I will give almost entire : ' 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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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 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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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

Charles Mackay - English prose - 1872 - 534 pages
...translated word for word as follows : — 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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John Heywood's new code readers. Standard 1-3, 5, 6, Book 5

John Heywood (ltd.) - 1872
...which proceeds in the manner following : — 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 Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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The national reading books, adapted to the government code ..., Volume 5

National reading books - 1871
...From ' The Spectator.' VISION OF MIEZA. " Ox 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, 1 ascended the high hills of Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1873 - 762 pages
...an idea lo a word of three syllables. ' On the 5i!i day of the 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 llio high hill of Bngdat, in order to pass the rest of...
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Text-book of English composition for the use of schools

Thomas Morrison (LL.D.) - English language - 1874 - 154 pages
...river which glided directly before the door. 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 Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874
...gipsies are very dexterous. VISION OP MIEZA. 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 to spend the rest of the day in meditation and...
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Cassell's illustrated readings, Volume 1; Volume 66

Cassell, ltd - 1875
...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 MIRZA. See Page 79.] of Bagdad, in order to pass the...
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