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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 Juvenile Mentor, Or Select Readings: Being American School Class Book No ...

Albert Picket - 1820 - 314 pages
...and paved the way to the ruin of hopeful children. 1. ON the fifth day of the moon, which accordingto the custom of my forefathers I always keep holy, after...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 Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

1822 - 788 pages
...for them ; and shall begin with the first vision, which I have translated wow for word as follows : 1 ression from the f apd offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 7-8

British essayists - 1823 - 820 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...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 British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1823 - 438 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 Bag<!:,i. in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 3

1824 - 278 pages
...for them; and shall begin with the first vision, which I have translated wordjbr 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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The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

1824 - 348 pages
...1. /~\Nthe fifth day of the moon, which, according to the ^J 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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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 668 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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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 310 pages
...than the first DR. JOHNSON. t SECTION rr. ; The vision of Mirza ; exhibiting 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 of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As 1 was here refreshing...
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The Juvenile Mentor; Or, Select Readings ...

Albert Picket - 1825 - 272 pages
...the ruin of hopeful children. Vision of Mirza. 1. ON the fifth day of the moon, which according to Custom of my forefathers I always keep holy, after...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdad, in order to pass the res! of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1826 - 734 pages
...my young fancy hefore 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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