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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 Complete Works Of Robert Burns

1845 - 440 pages
...struck my young fancy hefore I was capahle of fixing an idea to a word of three syllahles : " On the 5th day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, I always heep Italy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846 - 692 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, l always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my moruing devotions, I ascended the...
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The Genius of Scotland: Or Sketches of Scottish Scenery, Literature and Religion

Robert Turnbull - 1847 - 396 pages
...about the end of Autumn, — these, time out of mind, have been with me a kind of holy day. * * * * I believe I owe this to that glorious paper in the...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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Reading lessons for the higher classes in classical, middle and diocesan schools

William Balmbro'. Flower - 1848 - 304 pages
...circumstances by which he is surrounded. — Cicero. THE VISION OF MIBZA, EXHIBITING A PICTUBE 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 I was here airing...
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Selections from English prose writers, for translation into Greek and Latin ...

Henry Wright Phillott - 1849 - 224 pages
...and snow. All these are vanished, dropt away as the snow upon their heads." Spectator, No. 146. vIII. 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 Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns - 1849 - 906 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 liagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer.' We know nothing, or next to...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Revised and Improved

William Holmes McGuffey - 1849 - 348 pages
...Perch, t). to light upon like a bird. 14. Ad'-R-inant. n. a very liard stone. THE VISION OF M1RZA. 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 Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 508 pages
...state very little superior to mere machinery. « This day, the first Sunday of May, i breezy blue-skyed noon, some time about the beginning, and a hoary morning...of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefather», I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions,...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850 - 524 pages
...and shall begin with the first division, , which I have translated word for word as follows : — " On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to...devotions, I ascended the high hill 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...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1851 - 332 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 to...
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