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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,' said... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 255
1809
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 8

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1815
...fancy before I was capable of fixing an idea to a word of three syllables : " On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers,...devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order 44 to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." . " We know nothing, or next to nothing,...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1815
...an idea to a word of three syllahle?: '' On the 5th day of the moon, whieh, aeeording to the eustom of my fore-fathers, I always keep holy, after having...washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I aseended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." should...
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816
...great pleasure, and translated word for word, as follows. THE VISION OF MIRZA. 0 8 the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers,...offered up my morning devotions , I ascended the high hills of Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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Elegant extracts, Volume 55

Elegant extracts - 1816
...Picture of Human Life. ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my foreŁ«hers, 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 and prayer. As I was here airing...
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The prose works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1816 - 705 pages
...three syllables: "On the 5th. day of the moon, which, " according to the custom of my fore- fathers, I " always keep holy, after having washed myself, " and offered up my morning devotions, I as" cended the high hill of Kagdat, in order to " pass the rest of the day in meditation and rt prayer."...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volumes 14-26

British essayists - 1819
...with the first vision, which I have translated word for word as follows : ' On the fifth day of the moon, which according to the. custom of my forefathers...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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The prose works of Robert Burns; containing his letters and correspondence ...

Robert Burns - 1819
...fixing an idea to a word of three syllables : ' On the 5th day of the moon, which, according to tile custom of my fore-fathers, I always keep holy, after...my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer.' We know nothing, or next to...
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The Juvenile Mentor, Or Select Readings: Being American School Class Book No ...

Albert Picket - American literature - 1820 - 282 pages
...and paved the way to the ruin of hopeful children. 1. ON the fifth day of the moon, which accordingto the custom of my forefathers I always keep holy, after...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1822 - 771 pages
...with the first vision, which I have translated wow for word as follows : 1 On the fifth day of the ring after a right manner, and with a good grace....Heroes are always drawn bearing sorrows, struggli ng apd offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 7-8

British essayists - 1823
...with the first vision, which I have translated word for word as follows : ' On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers,...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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