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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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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1911 - 752 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...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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A Study of the Short Story

Henry Seidel Canby - 1913 - 294 pages
...them; and shall begin with the first 10 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 to 15 pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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A Book of English Essays (1600-1900)

Stanley V. Makower, Basil H. Blackwell - 1913 - 614 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...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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One Hundred Choice Selections: Number 1-[40]. A Repository of Readings ...

Phineas Garrett - 1914 - 248 pages
...as he goes: Bob-o'-link. bob-o'-link, Spink, spank, spink ; THE VISION OF MIRZA.— JOSEPH ADDISON. On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to...I always keep holy, after having washed myself and ofl'ered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of...
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Poems, Songs, and Letters: Being [his] Complete Works

Robert Burns - 1914 - 724 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...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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Essays of Joseph Addison, Volume 1

Joseph Addison - 1915 - 464 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 Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 806 pages
...for them; and shall begin with the first vision, which I have translated word for word as follows : 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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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 964 pages
...them; and shall begin with the first vision, which I have translated word for word as follows: [10 up again.Oo XVI The Worldly Hope men set their Hearts upon 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 Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 828 pages
...for them; and shall begin with the first vision, which I have translated word for word as follows: eep shelves the best china. Little angel faces and reedy 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 Vision of Mirzah

Joseph Addison - 1917 - 56 pages
...which I have translated word for word as follows. "On the fifth day of the moon, which ac" cording to the custom of my fore-fathers I "always keep holy,...offered up my morning devotions, " I ascended the high hills otBagdat, in order " to pass the rest of the day in meditation and "prayer. As I was here airing...
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