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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 Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns - 1831 - 438 pages
...piece that struck my young fancy before I was capable of fixing an idea to a word of three syllables, " On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to...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 Amusing Companion, Or, Interesting Story Teller: Being a Collection of ...

1831 - 180 pages
...heard the story from both their mouths, as well as from the rest of the company. THE VISION OF MIRZA. On the fifth day of the moon, which, according' to...offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hilla 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 Principles of English Composition: Illustrated by Examples with Critical ...

David Booth - 1831 - 351 pages
...ourselves of the accuracy of the Rule, we shall try the following by this criterion : " On the fifth ('.ay of the moon, which, according to the custom of my...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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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - 1831 - 320 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...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,...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...Wales attends the privy council, and accepts the oath, 1811. The Vision of Nina. It was on ihefifth day of the moon which, according to the custom of...my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. See Spectator, No. 159....
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1832 - 295 pages
...the refinements, but one of the improvements of life. Mackenzie. SECTION VI. The Vision of Mir za. 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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The Olio

A literary traveller - 1833 - 310 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...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,...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With His Life, Volume 7

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1834
...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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A Collection, in Prose and Verse, for the Use of Schools

Andrew Thomson - 1835 - 280 pages
...who filleth all things, that is the life, light, and peace of all blessed spirits. VISION OF MIRZA. 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 devotion, I ascended the high hill...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...Visions of Mirza, whict I have read over with great pleasure. ] intend to give it to the public when I " nigh hills of Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here...
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