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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 - 1831 - 294 pages
...ADDISON. ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to th-: 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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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832 - 548 pages
...Wales attends the privy council, and accepts the oath, 1811. The Vision of Nina. It was on ihefifth day of the moon which, according to the custom of...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. — See Spectator,...
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The American Manual, Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1832 - 312 pages
...the refinements, but one of the improvements of life. Mackenzie. SECTION VI. The Vision of Mir za. 1. 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 Olio

1833 - 328 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 Works of Robert Burns: With His Life, Volume 7

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1834 - 384 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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A Collection, in Prose and Verse, for the Use of Schools

Andrew Thomson - 1835 - 302 pages
...who filleth all things, that is the life, light, and peace of all blessed spirits. VISION OF MIRZA. 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 devotion, I ascended the high hill...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836 - 932 pages
...for them; and shall begin with the first vision, which I have translated word for word as follows: rewards and punishments, and an impartial execution...not; but I am sure it has no foundation in nature, in nigh hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here...
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Spectator (The)

1836 - 1118 pages
...which I have translated wgtd or word as follows : " On the fifth day of the moon, which accord! to the custom of my forefathers I always keep holy after having washed myself, and offered up my mornng devotions, I ascended the high bills of Bagdat n order to pass the rest of the day in mediutios,...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1835 - 278 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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The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837 - 480 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...and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the nigh hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here...
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