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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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A French grammar

Charles Jean Delille - 1851 - 506 pages
...mouth of the late Mrs. Crawford, then sixty-seven years of age. — CHARLES LAME*. The Vision of Mirza. On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of jny forefathers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself and offered up my morning devotions,...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852 - 458 pages
...makes use of indirect methods, is more likely to grow rich than the fair trader. THE VISION OP 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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The Life and Works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1852 - 336 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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Second collection of instructive extracts: no.vi of a new series of school-books

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852 - 322 pages
...follows:— " On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to th« custom of my forefathers. I alwaj r s keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered...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 Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

1852 - 782 pages
...of three syllables. ' On the 5tn dav of the moon, which, according to the custom of myeorefathers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended tlie high hill of Bagdat, in order to раза the rest of the day in meditation and prayer.' *4 We...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volumes 3-4

Spectator The - 1853 - 558 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 dajr in meditation and prayer. As 1 was here airing...
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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853 - 766 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 the...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. As I was here airing...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with a biogr. and critical preface ...

Spectator The - 1853 - 1118 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 the...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and frayer. As I was here airing...
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Evergreen, Volumes 7-8

1850 - 790 pages
...MIRZA. Tran«lated from an Ancient Manuicript. N the fifth day of the moon, ( which, according to the 4 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 remainder of the i day in meditation and prayer. As I ; was...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Containing Elegant Extracts ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1853 - 344 pages
...Perch, v. to light upon like a bird. 14. Ad'-a-mant, n. a very hard stone. THE VISION OF MIRZA. 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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