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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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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1823
...Mirza, which I have read over with great pleasure. I intend to give it to the public when 1 have uo other entertainment for them ; and shall begin with...my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bag<!:,i. in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing myself...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 3

1824
...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 vision, which I have translated wordjbr word as follows: ' On the fifth* day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers,...
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The Juvenile Mentor; Or, Select Readings ...

Albert Picket - 1825 - 262 pages
...the ruin of hopeful children. Vision of Mirza. 1. ON the fifth day of the moon, which according to Custom of my forefathers I always keep holy, after...my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdad, in order to pass the res! of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing myself...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications, Volumes 22-23

Constable and co, ltd - 1826
...my young fancy hefore 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,...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1828 - 276 pages
...again to toil, begin anew thy journey and thy life." LESSON XXXIV. The Vision of Mirza.—ADDISON. 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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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - 1828 - 310 pages
...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 hotyj after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill of...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - 1830 - 328 pages
...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...and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the liigh hill of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. ' " We know nothing,...
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The English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

1830 - 263 pages
...kind to that unfortunate !"— He burst into tears, and left them. MACKENZtE. THE VtSION OF MlRZA. ON' the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, I always keep holy2, after having3 washed myself and ottered up 4 my morning devotions, I ascended tJie high hills...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...Visions of Mirza/ which I have read over with great pleasure. I intend to give it to the public when I veiling over the story of Abelard and KLoisa, and...the same time preserving the ardour of Eloisa's pnss tor wont, as follows : Ou the 5th day ot the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers,...
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The Principles of English Composition: Illustrated by Examples with Critical ...

David Booth - 1831 - 351 pages
...To satisfy ourselves of the accuracy of the Rule, we shall try the following by this criterion : " On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to...my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer." Here we may dismiss clause...
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