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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 National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1828 - 320 pages
...again to toil, begin anew thy journey and thy life." LESSON XXXIV. The Vision of Mirza.—ADDISON. 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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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - 1828 - 324 pages
...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 keep hotyj after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - 1830 - 340 pages
...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...and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the liigh hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. ' " We know nothing,...
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The English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

1830 - 288 pages
...kind to that unfortunate !"— He burst into tears, and left them. MACKENZtE. THE VtSION OF MlRZA. ON' the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, I always keep holy2, after having3 washed myself and ottered up 4 my morning devotions, I ascended tJie high hills...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830 - 844 pages
...begin with the first vision, which I have translated word tor wont, as follows : Ou the 5th day ot iptions; the exquisite melody of his versification, rising and falling like the tones of an Eolian myseii and offered up дпу morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pass...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1831 - 484 pages
...state very littje superior to mere machinery. This day, the first Sunday of May, a breezy blue-skyed noon, some time about the beginning, and a hoary morning...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 Principles of English Composition: Illustrated by Examples with Critical ...

David Booth - 1831 - 408 pages
...To satisfy ourselves of the accuracy of the Rule, we shall try the following by this criterion : " 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." Here we may dismiss...
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The Amusing Companion, Or, Interesting Story Teller: Being a Collection of ...

1831 - 196 pages
...heard the story from both their mouths, as well as from the rest of the company. THE VISION OF MIRZA. On the fifth day of the moon, which, according' to...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hilla of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the .day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - 1831 - 338 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...
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The Principles of English Composition: Illustrated by Examples with Critical ...

David Booth - 1831 - 366 pages
...ourselves of the accuracy of the Rule, we shall try the following by this criterion : " On the fifth ('.ay of the moon, which, according to the custom of my...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." Here we may dismiss...
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