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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 I,... "
The British Essayists - Page 122
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1739 - 346 pages
...to another, Surely, faid I, Man is but a Shadpw and Life a Dream. Whilft I was thus mufing, I caft my Eyes towards the Summit of a Rock that was not far from me, where I difcovened one m the Habit of a Shepherd, with a little mufical Instrument in his Hand. As I looked...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794 - 450 pages
...contemplation on the vanity of human life : and passing from one thought to another, surely, said I, ma-i is but a shadow, and life a dream. Whilst I was thus...rock that was not far from me, where I discovered one in the habit of a shepherd, with a little musical instrument in his hand. As I looked upon him...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801 - 272 pages
...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 ,...rock that was not far from me , where I discovered one in the habit of a shepherd , with a little musical instrument in his hand. As I looked upon him...
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1804 - 412 pages
...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,...a dream. Whilst I was thus musing, I cast my eyes tosvards the summit of a rock that was not far from me, where I discovered one in the habit of a shepherd,...
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Beauties of British Prose

Sydney Melmoth - 1805 - 368 pages
...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...rock that was not far from me, where I discovered one in the'habit of a shepherd, with a little musical instrument in his hand. As I looked upon him...
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The Spectator in miniature: being a collection of the principle ..., Volume 1

Spectator The - 1808 - 348 pages
...vanity of human life ; and parsing from one Bonght to another, Surely, .iM 1, man is hut a sha'^w, and life a dream. Whilst I was thus musing, I cast...rock that was not far from me, where I discovered one in the hahit of a shepherd, with a little masicai instrument in his hand. As I looked upon him...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1809 - 312 pages
...passing from one thought to another, Surely (said 1) man is but a shadow, and life a dream. Whilstjl was thus musing, I cast my eyes towards the summit...rock that was not far from me, where I discovered one in the habit of a shepherd, with a little musical instrument in his hand. As I looked upon him...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 324 pages
...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,"...rock that was not far from me, where I discovered one in the habit of a shepherd, with a little musical instrument in Iiis hand. As I looked upon him...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811 - 508 pages
...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...rock that was not far from me, where I discovered one in the habit of a shepherd, with a musical instrument in his hand." As I looked upon him he applied...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 504 pages
...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...rock that was not far from me, where I discovered one in the habit of a shepherd, with a musical instrument in his hand.* As I looked upon him he applied...
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