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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 Spectator: With a Biographical and Critical Preface, and Explanatory ...

1854 - 630 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 prayer. As I was here airing...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 6

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1854 - 788 pages
...ю a word of three syllables. ' On the 5ili day of ihe moon, which, according to the custom of ray forefathers, I always keep holy, after having washed...devotions, I ascended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer.' " VVo know nothing, or next to nothing, of the...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

George Atherton Aitken - 1898 - 450 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 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, Volume 2

George Atherton Aitken - 1898 - 452 pages
...and shall begin with the first vision, which I have translated word for word as follows : — ft^le moon> which according to the custom of my forefathers...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 International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 8

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - 1898 - 578 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 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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Essays and Tales

Joseph Addison - 1901 - 208 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 Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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Studies in English Grammar: A Comprehensive Course for Grammar Schools, High ...

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1899 - 248 pages
...Of all our senses, sight is the most perfect. (6) Her crystal lamp the evening star has lighted. (7) On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, 1 always keep holy. (8) The old oaken bucket, the iron-bound bucket, the moss1 covered bucket, which...
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Early Critical Reviews on Robert Burns

Henry Mackenzie - 1900 - 334 pages
...struck my young fancy before I was capable of fixing an idea to a word of three syllables. " On the oth 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 World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 1

Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - 1900 - 478 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...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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Essays of British Essayists, Including Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

1900 - 492 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 Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing...
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