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" On the fifth day of the moon, which according to the custom of my forefathers I always keep holy, after having washed myself and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and... "
The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the lives of the ... - Page 254
by Spectator The - 1853
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 1

Elegant extracts - 1812
...THE VISION OF MIRZA, EXHIBITING A PICTURE OF HUMAN LIFE, AND THE MANSIONS OF GOOD MEN AFTER DEATH. ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, I aways keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high...
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The Pantheon, Or, Ancient History of the Gods of Greece and Rome: For the ...

William Godwin - 1814 - 302 pages
...of the prettiest allegories in the world, the Vision of Mirza, an Eastern sage, written by Addieon. 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 a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1815
...an idea to a word of three syllahle?: '' On the 5th day of the moon, whieh, aeeording to the eustom of my fore-fathers, I always keep holy, after having...washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I aseended the high hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." should...
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816
...have read over with great pleasure, and translated word for word, as follows. THE VISION OF MIRZA. 0 8 the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the...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 myself...
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The prose works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1816 - 705 pages
...three syllables: "On the 5th. day of the moon, which, " according to the custom of my fore- fathers, I " always keep holy, after having washed myself, " and offered up my morning devotions, I as" cended the high hill of Kagdat, in order to " pass the rest of the day in meditation and rt prayer."...
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Elegant extracts, Volume 55

Elegant extracts - 1816
...BOOK THE FIRST. MORAL AND RELIGIOUS. J 1. The Vision of Mirza, exhibiting a Picture of Human Life. ON the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my fore£«hers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 23

1819
...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...offered up my morning 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...
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The prose works of Robert Burns; containing his letters and correspondence ...

Robert Burns - 1819
...fixing an idea to a word of three syllables : ' On the 5th day of the moon, which, according to tile custom of my fore-fathers, I always keep holy, after...offered up 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...
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Letters, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns - 1819
...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 heep holy, after having washed myself and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

1822 - 771 pages
...of Mirza, which I have read over with gre»Xple»sure. I intend to give it to the public when 1 hate no other entertainment for them ; and shall begin with the first vision, which I have translated wow for word as follows : 1 On the fifth day of the moon, which according; to the custom of my forefathers,...
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