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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 Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns, John Gibson Lockhart - 1837 - 628 pages
...ętruck 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...after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotiom, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1838 - 346 pages
...and meditation. LESSON LXV. The Vision ofMirza, exhibiting a Picture of Human Life. — SPECTATOR. 1. 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. 2. As I was here airing...
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The Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1840 - 872 pages
...young fancy, before I was capable of fixing an idea to a word of three syllables : ' On the fifth dav fourth was awakened by the prospect of coming war, which ended not till it Italy, after having washed myself and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of...
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The Works of Robert Burns, Volume 4

Robert Burns - 1841 - 414 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 fore-fathers, I always fteep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842 - 944 pages
...for them; and shall begin with the first vision, which I have translated word for word as follows: as Saturday night,) told us the bishop of St Asaph*...preachers for the whole year, where I saw with a great 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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Exercises on the German grammar

Franz C F. Demmler - 1842 - 92 pages
...temple, and the stranger departed in peace. III. The Vision of Mirza. Exhibiting a Picture of Human Life. On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to...always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered1 up my 11 >Diefi. See Gram. p. 85. l To offer up oerrid)ten (to 12 For my sake mir ju Etebe....
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1844 - 540 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 churchman's monthly companion, ed. by T.K. Arnold

Churchman - 1844 - 396 pages
...pleasure. I 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 new theoretical and practical French grammar

Charles Jean Delille - 1844 - 476 pages
...mouth of the late Mrs. Crawford, then sixty-seven years of age. — CHARLES LAMB*. The Vision of Mirza. On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of * Charles Lamb was educated in Christ's Hospital, London. He died in 1834, aged 59. roy forefathers,...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 404 pages
...and are read with as much interest and profit now as they were a century ago.] The Vision of Mirza. 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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