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" 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 myself on the tops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on the vanity of human life; and, passing from one thought... "
Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English ... - Page 44
by Sir Egerton Brydges - 1815
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794 - 450 pages
...for them ; and shall 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...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order^o pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1800 - 520 pages
...idea to a word of three syllables : " On the " 5th day of the moon, which, according to the cus" tom of my fore-fathers, I always keep holy, after " having washed myself, and offered up my morn" ing devotions, I ascended the high hill of " Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801 - 272 pages
...despise "' .„.. GOLDSMITH. THEVISION OF MIRZA; ' . '-i'.'. . i ' i Qf , a picture of human life. On the fifth day of the moon, -which , according to...offered up my morning devotions , I ascended the high hills ofBagdat, THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. 243 in order to pass the rest of the day 'in me-; ditation...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

1809 - 530 pages
...fancy before I was capable of fixing an idea to a word of three syllables. " On the 5th day of die moon, which, according to the custom of- my forefathers,...devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. " ' We know nothing, or next to nothing, of the...
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The Spectator ...

1803 - 466 pages
...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 Bagdat, iu order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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NL orphan barcodes on file at ReCAP

1804 - 412 pages
...them ; and shall begin with the first vition, which I have translated word for word, as follows : ' On the fifth day of the moon, which according to the...keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered np my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bęgdnt, hi order" to pass the rest of the day...
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Beauties of British Prose

Sydney Melmoth - 1805 - 368 pages
...plague ? O Grave ! where is thy victory ?" THE VISION OF MIRZAH. FROM iN ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPT. Addison. f ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to...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 Works of Robert Burns: General correspondence, including pieces of ...

Robert Burns - 1806 - 506 pages
...struck my young 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...devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." We know nothing, or next to nothing, of the...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1806 - 622 pages
...struck my young 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...devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." We know nothing, • or next to nothing, of...
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The British Essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1808 - 322 pages
...them ; and shall 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...keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up ray morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in...
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