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" I was at Grand Cairo I picked up several oriental manuscripts, which I have still by me. Among others I met with one entitled, " The Visions of Mirzah," which I have read over with great pleasure. "
The Spectator ... - Page 366
by Joseph Addison - 1803
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786
...others I met with one entitled, ' The Vifions of Mirzah,' which I have read over with great pleafure. I intend to give it to the public when I have no other entertainment for them; and I mall begin with the firft vifion, which I< have tranflated won.4 for word as follo-.vs. f~\N the...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...Among others I met with one intitled The Visions of Mirza, which I have read over with great pleasure. I intend to give it to the public when I have no other ehtertainment for them ; and shall begin with the first vision, which I have translated word for word...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1800
...idea to a word of three syllables : " On the " 5th day of the moon, which, according to the cus" tom of my fore-fathers, I always keep holy, after " having washed myself, and offered up my morn" ing devotions, I ascended the high hill of " Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

1804
...others, I met with one intitled, Tbe Visions of Mirza, which I have read over with great pleasure. I intend to give it to the public when I have no other...entertainment for them ; and shall begin with the first vition, which I have translated word for word, as follows : ' On the fifth day of the moon, which according...
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The British Essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...From Waller's verses on a lady's girdle. M 2 of Mirza, which I have read over with great pleasure. I intend to give it to the public when I have no other...keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up ray morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...World. t From Waller'? verses on a lady's girdle. of Mirza, which I have read over with great pleasure. I intend to give it to the public when I have no other...custom of my forefathers I always keep holy, after havmg washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order...
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The Belfast Monthly Magazine, Volume 7

1811
...the Spectator which relates the vision of Mirza, very happily begins it in the following manner; " On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefather*, I alwavs kept holy." A beginning which has long been, and always will be, felt and...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1808 - 1120 pages
...Picture of Human Life. ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to die custom of my foreEthers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my moming devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 2

Enos Bronson - 1809
...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, I always keep hnlJ, after having washed myself, and oftcrcd up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of...
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Select Reviews, Volumes 1-2

1809
...was capable of fixing- an idea to a word of three syllables. ' On the 5th clay of the moon, whicL, according to the custom of my forefathers, I always keep holy, after having1 washed myself, and ofôrccl up my morning devotions, I ascended the high lull of Hagdat, in...
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