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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 English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

Readers - 1830 - 263 pages
...!"— He burst into tears, and left them. MACKENZtE. THE VtSION OF MlRZA. ON' the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, I always keep holy2, after having3 washed myself and ottered up 4 my morning devotions, I ascended tJie high hills...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - 1831 - 320 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,...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...
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The Principles of English Composition: Illustrated by Examples with Critical ...

David Booth - English language - 1831 - 351 pages
...the accuracy of the Rule, we shall try the following by this criterion : " On the fifth ('.ay 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." Here we may dismiss...
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The Amusing Companion, Or, Interesting Story Teller: Being a Collection of ...

Tales - 1831 - 180 pages
...their mouths, as well as from the rest of the company. THE VISION OF MIRZA. On the fifth day of the moon, which, according' to the custom of my forefathers,...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hilla 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 National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Electronic book - 1831 - 276 pages
...ADDISON. ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to th-: 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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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...attends the privy council, and accepts the oath, 1811. The Vision of Nina. It was on ihefifth 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. — See Spectator,...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...za. 1. 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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The Olio

A literary traveller - American wit and humor - 1833 - 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,...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...
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The American Manual: Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - American literature - 1833 - 295 pages
...after having washed mys 'If, and offered up my morning devotion?, I ascended the high hills of Itegdut. in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I w;is here airing myself on the lops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contcmplaiion on...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1835 - 260 pages
...fancy hefore I was capahle of fixing an idea to a word of three syllahles : " On the 5th day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers,...pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." \Ve know nothing, tir next to nothing, of the suhstance or structure of our souls, so cannot account...
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