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" Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days? Thou lookest from thy towers to-day ; yet a few years and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. "
The Poems of Ossian - Page 250
1810
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ...

Ossian - 1805
...before us : for, one day, we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days" ? Thou lookest from thy towers to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desart comes*3; it howls in thy empty talions of the clasping ivy and the fox obscene. But the original...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ...

Ossian - 1805
...before us : for, one day, we most fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? thou lookest from thy towers to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desart comes ; it howls on thy empty coort, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. And let the blast...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. Blair's critical dissertations

Ossian - 1806
...VOL. I. O us: for, one day, we must fall. Why tIo.sl1.hou build the hall, son of the winged days? Thou lookest from thy towers to-day; yet a few years, and...half-worn shield. And let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned in our day! The mark of my arm shall be in battle; my name in the song...
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Palmyra: And Other Poems

Thomas Love Peacock - 1806 - 141 pages
...fallen before us: for, one day, we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days? Thou lookest from thy towers to-day; yet a few years, and...empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. — OSSIAN. THE VISIONS OF JLOVE. Senza 1'amabile Dio di Citera, I di non tornano Di primavera ; Non...
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The Stranger in Ireland, Or, A Tour in the Southern and Western ..., Issue 10096

Sir John Carr - Ireland - 1806 - 312 pages
...me of the words of Ossian. " Why dost " thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou look'st " from thy towers to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of " the desart comes : it howls in thy empty court" Stupendous mountains enclose this place on all sides, except...
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Caledonian Sketches, Or A Tour Through Scotland in 1807: To which is ...

Sir John Carr - Scotland - 1809 - 317 pages
...the winged day ? Thou lookesf from thy towers to-day; yet, a few days, and the blast .of the desart comes ; it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield." Its many roofless apartments, its massy sombre walls, corroded by time and the elements, its shattered...
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Institutions et vie municipale à Aix-en-Provence sous la Révolution: 1789-an ...

Christiane Derobert-Ratel - Aix-en-Provence (France) - 1809 - 672 pages
...the winged day ? Thou lookest from thy towers to-day; yet, a few days, and the blast of the desart comes; it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield." Its many roofless apartments, its massy sombre walls, corroded by time and the elements, its shattered...
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St. Clair: Or, The Heiress of Desmond, Volume 1

Lady Morgan (Sydney) - 1812
...days ? thou lookest from thy tower to-day, yet a few years, and the blast of the desert shall come} it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy halfworn shield." We then all return home in the best spirits, and with the Best appetite in the world, to a little music...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 3

1821
...ALEXANDER. Daictipatrict, 2C(A May, 1821. " Why dost thon bnild the hall? Son of the winged days ! Thou lookest from thy towers to-day ;— yet a few years...comes — it howls in thy empty court, and whistles ronnd thy half-worn shield." OSSIAN. Where flowers of enjoyments are spread io profusion, Which, soon...
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Rossiĭskai͡a Antologii͡a: Specimens of Russian Poets, with Preliminary ...

Sir John Bowring - Russian poetry - 1821 - 240 pages
...fallen before us ; for one day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? thou lookest from thy towers to-day; yet a few years and...court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. And 86 " Let the glance of day brighten, Let its radiance be shed o'er the mountain and sea1; Thy smiles...
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