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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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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 1

Elegant extracts - 1812 - 312 pages
...THE VISION OF MIRZA, EXHIBITING A PICTURE OF HUMAN LIFE, AND THE MANSIONS OF GOOD MEN AFTER DEATH. ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, I aways keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high...
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The Pantheon, Or, Ancient History of the Gods of Greece and Rome: For the ...

William Godwin - 1814 - 342 pages
...of the prettiest allegories in the world, the Vision of Mirza, an Eastern sage, written by Addieon. 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...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1815 - 354 pages
...an idea to a word of three syllahle?: '' On the 5th day of the moon, whieh, aeeording to the eustom of my fore-fathers, I always keep holy, after having...washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I aseended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." should...
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816 - 372 pages
...have read over with great pleasure, and translated word for word, as follows. THE VISION OF MIRZA. 0 8 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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The prose works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1816 - 714 pages
...three syllables: "On the 5th. day of the moon, which, " according to the custom of my fore- fathers, I " always keep holy, after having washed myself, " and offered up my morning devotions, I as" cended the high hill of Kagdat, in order to " pass the rest of the day in meditation and rt prayer."...
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Elegant extracts, Volume 55

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 1082 pages
...BOOK THE FIRST. MORAL AND RELIGIOUS. J 1. The Vision of Mirza, exhibiting a Picture of Human Life. ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my foreŁ«hers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions,...
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The British Prose Writers...

1819 - 364 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 British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volumes 14-26

British essayists - 1819 - 316 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....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 prose works of Robert Burns; containing his letters and correspondence ...

Robert Burns - 1819 - 658 pages
...fixing an idea to a word of three syllables : ' On the 5th day of the moon, which, according to tile custom of my fore-fathers, I always keep holy, after...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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Letters, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns - 1819 - 388 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 forefathers, I always heep holy, after having washed myself and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill...
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