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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 Complete Works Of Robert Burns

1845
...struck my young fancy hefore I was capahle of fixing an idea to a word of three syllahles : " On the 5th day of the moon, which, according to the custom of my forefathers, I always heep Italy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hill...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...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, l always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my moruing devotions, I ascended the...
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The Genius of Scotland: Or Sketches of Scottish Scenery, Literature and Religion

Robert Turnbull - 1847 - 379 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 Bagdad, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer.' " We know nothing,...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Revised and Improved

William Holmes McGuffey - 1849 - 336 pages
...Perch, t). to light upon like a bird. 14. Ad'-R-inant. n. a very liard stone. THE VISION OF M1RZA. 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 Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 456 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 the custom of my forefather», I always keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions,...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...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 division, , which I have translated word for word as follows : — " On the fifth day of the moon,...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1851
...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, or...
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A French grammar

Charles Jean Delille - 1851 - 472 pages
...mouth of the late Mrs. Crawford, then sixty-seven years of age. — CHARLES LAME*. The Vision of Mirza. On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to the custom of jny forefathers, I always keep holy, after having washed myself and offered up my morning devotions,...
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Second collection of instructive extracts: no.vi of a new series of school-books

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852
...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...On the fifth day of the moon, which, according to th« custom of my forefathers. I alwaj r s keep holy, after having washed myself, and offered up my...
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The Life and Works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1852
...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, or...
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