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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 literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...first division, , which I have translated word for word as follows : — " On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers,...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...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1851
...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 to...
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A French grammar

Charles Jean Delille - French language - 1851 - 472 pages
...CHARLES LAME*. The Vision of Mirza. On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of jny forefathers, I always keep holy, after having washed...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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Second collection of instructive extracts: no.vi of a new series of school-books

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852
...follows:— " On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to th« custom of my forefathers. I alwaj r s keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered...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...
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The Life and Works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1852
...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 to...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...methods, is more likely to grow rich than the fair trader. THE VISION OP 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 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 Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

English essays - 1852
...of three syllables. ' On the 5tn dav of the moon, which, according to the custom of myeorefathers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended tlie high hill of Bagdat, in order to раза the rest of the day in meditation and prayer.' *4 We...
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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853
...begin 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 Bagdad in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volumes 3-4

Spectator The - 1853
...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 dajr in meditation and prayer. As 1 was here airing...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with a biogr. and critical preface ...

Spectator The - 1853
...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 frayer. As I was here airing...
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