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" Bagdat, in order to pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing myself on the tops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on the vanity of human life; and passing from one thought to another, Surely, said I,... "
Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ... - Page 1
1804
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The Spectator: ...

1718
...up my Morning Deydti'on*, I alcendeii the h:gh Hills of <j,f</, • in order to paft the reft of the Day^ in Meditation and • ' Prayer. As I was here airing my lelf on the Tops of the ' Mountains, I fell into a profound Contemplation on the ' Vanity <jf humane...
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The Spectator ...

1739
...ofBagdat, in order to pafs the reft of the Day in Meditation and Prayer. As I was hew airing my ielf on the Tops of the Mountains, I fell into a profound...Contemplation on the Vanity of human Life •; and paffing from one Thought to another, Surely, faid I, Man is but a Shadpw and Life a Dream. Whilft I...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

1773 - 376 pages
...and offered up my morning devotions, I afcended the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pals the reft of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing myfelf on the tops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on the vanity of human life...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 8

John Wesley - 1785
...afcended the high hills of Badgal, in order to pafs the remainder of the day in meditation and prayer. I' fell into a profound contemplation on the vanity of human life; and paffing from one thought to another, furely, faid I, Man is but a fhadow, and life a dream. While I...
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The Little Female Orators, Or Nine Evenings Entertainment, with Observations

1778 - 106 pages
...wafhed myfelf, and offered up ray Devodons, lafcended the high Hill of dat, in order to pafs the reft of the Day in Meditation and Prayer. As I was here airing myfelf on the Tops of the Mountain, I fell intoaprofound Contemplation on the Vanity of human Life,...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786
...and offered up my morning devotions, I afcended the high hills *f Bagdat, in order to pafs the reft of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing mylelf on the tops of the mountains, I tell into a profound Contemplation on the лапку of human...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1790 - 1019 pages
...and offered cp my morning devotions, I afcendcd the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pafs the rea of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing myfelf on the top's of tbt mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on the vanity of human life...
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The Prose epitome; or, Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining ...

1792 - 456 pages
...and offered up my morning devotions, I ifouijcd the high hills of Bagdat, in order to pals the reft of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here, airing myfelf on the tops of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on the vanity of human life...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...washed myself, and offered up my morning devotions, I ascended the high hills of Bagdat, in order^o pass the rest of the day in meditation and prayer....passing from one thought to another, surely, said I, ma-i is but a shadow, and life a dream. Whilst I was thus musing, I cast my eyes towards the summit...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ...

Joseph Addison - 1794 - 240 pages
...my morning devotions, I afcended up the ( 213 ) the high hills of Bagdad, in order to pafs the reft of the day in meditation and prayer. As I was here airing myfelf on the top of the mountains, I fell into a profound contemplation on the vanity of human life;...
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