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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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Ossians Einfluss auf Byrons Jugendgedichte

Friedrich Wilmsen - 1903 - 32 pages
...head — Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Now thou lockest from the tower, but a few years and the blast of the desert comes, it howls in the empty court and whistles round the half worn shield. Stimmungsvolle Melancholie wird niemand dieser...
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The Study of Celtic Literature

Matthew Arnold - Celtic literature - 1905 - 152 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,...empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. Let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned in our day.' All Europe felt the power of that...
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The Rosary Magazine, Volume 26

1905
...now, we may well exclaim with Ossian : "Why doest thou build thy halls, O son of the winged days? Thou lookest from thy towers to-day, yet a few years and...of the desert comes, it howls in thy empty court." Not far away is a gray rock overlooking the Shannon, known as Craglea. Tradition says it is the home...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Paul Elmer More - 1905 - 1055 pages
...NEWSTEAD ABBEY ' Why dost thon build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest from thy tower E q夕 fVg-˦ k _3 u iE [T a$s` %Wx! h xx ~ H{aٗ5f k t x.\ Uۅ X .' — OMUU. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle; Thon, the hall of my fathers,...
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The complete poetical works of Lord Byron

Baron George Gordon Byron Byron - 1905 - 1055 pages
...NEWSTEAD ABBEY ' Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thon lookest from thy tower e not withheld, the fault was mine to hope Her former smiles again at this late hour. Ben. — OSSIAN. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle; Thou, the hall of my fathers,...
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The Poems of Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Love Peacock - 1906 - 404 pages
...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,...empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. — Ossian. In tenfold measure, ev'ry care, That marks thy progress here. ' Bow THEN TO HIM, for HE...
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - English poetry - 1907 - 484 pages
...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,...court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. And 115 let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned in our day ! The mark of my arm shall be...
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - English poetry - 1907 - 484 pages
...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 n5 let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned in our day ! The mark of my arm shall be...
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - English poetry - 1907 - 484 pages
...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,...it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half -worn shield. And n5 let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned in our day ! The...
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Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold

William Savage Johnson - Readers - 1913 - 341 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 today ; yet a few years, and...empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. Let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned in our day." All Europe felt the power of that...
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