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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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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 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 Bag<!:,i. 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 Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 3

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1824
...with the first vision, which I have translated wordjbr 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 Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

Readers - 1824 - 323 pages
...1. /~\Nthe fifth day of the moon, which, according to the ^J custom of my forefathers, I always kept 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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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...t SECTION rr. ; The vision of Mirza ; exhibiting a picture of human life. 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 1 was here refreshing...
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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
...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 Juvenile Mentor; Or, Select Readings ...

Albert Picket - 1825 - 262 pages
...the 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...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdad, in order to pass the res! of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...Mirza.—ADDISON. ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, I always kept 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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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - Poets, Scottish - 1828 - 310 pages
...fancy before I was capable of 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 hotyj after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - 1830 - 328 pages
...fancy, before I was capable of fixing an idea to a word of three syllables : ' On the 5th day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers,...and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the liigh hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. ' " We know nothing,...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...begin with the first vision, which I have translated word tor wont, as follows : Ou the 5th day ot the ons; the exquisite melody of his versification, rising and falling like the tones of an Eolian myseii and offered up дпу morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pass...
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