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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 World's Best Essays: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 1

David Josiah Brewer - American essays - 1900
...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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Essays of British Essayists: Including Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

English essays - 1900
...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 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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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1900
...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 and prayer. As I was here airing myself on the tops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation of the...
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International Library of Masterpieces, Literature, Art and Rare ..., Volume 1

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...follows: — " 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 World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 1

Literature - 1901
...holy, after having washed ".'•elf, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the : A hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in Bi-iitation and prayer. As I was here airing myself on the of the mountains, I fell into a profound...
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Nelson's literature readers, selected and annotated by R. Garnett

Richard Garnett - 1902
...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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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 1

David Josiah Brewer - English literature - 1902
...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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Appletons' School Readers: (five Book Edition)

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1902
...with the first vision, which I have translated word for word, as follows : 2. 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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English Essays

Edward Everett Hale - English essays - 1902 - 240 pages
...: — " 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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Literature for Fifth-reader Grades ...

Sherman Williams - Readers - 1902
...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, I always keep holy,—after having washed myself and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of...
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