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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 Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Nol Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...thon build the hall? San of the winged daye ! Thou lookout from thy tower to-day ; yet a few yean, ay, trees wave, streams flow, the mountain-fir Nodding ab conn. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle; Thou, the hall of my Fathers , art...
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Portugal Illustrated: In a Series of Letters

William Morgan Kinsey - Portugal - 1828 - 500 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." In this castle the patriot sovereign Denis took up his habitation towards the close of the thirteenth...
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Portugal Illustrated: In a Series of Letters

William Morgan Kinsey - Portugal - 1828 - 500 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." In this castle the patriot sovereign Denis took up his habitation towards the close of the thirteenth...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Lord Byron

George Clinton - Poets, English - 1828 - 756 pages
...NEWSTEAD ABBEY. Why dost llmu build the halll son of the winged days ! Thou iookest from thy tower to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty courts. — OSSIAX. Through thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle; Thou, the hall of...
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Bower of Taste, Volume 1

Katherine Augusta Ware - American periodicals - 1828
...Ossian, ' should 'st j thou build thy hall, son of the winged days? — Thou lookest from thy •-i towers to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes — it howls in the empty court, and whistles around thy half-worn shield ?' Then why should man look forth, as he...
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Life in India: Or, The English at Calcutta, Volume 2

Mrs. Monkland - 1828
...CHAPTER VI. Son of the winged days, why dost thou build the hall ? Thou loolceit from thy towers to day ; yet a few years and the blast of the desert comes. It bowls through thy empty courts, and round thy half worn shield. The rank grass waves on the wall, and...
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Portugal Illustrated: In a Series of Letters

William Morgan Kinsey - Coins, Portuguese - 1829 - 564 pages
...fallen before us ; for one day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged day ? Thou lookest from thy towers to-day : yet a few years,...it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half- worn shield." In this castle the patriot sovereign Denis took up his habitation towards the close...
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The bridal night; The first poet; and other poems

Dugald Moore - Scottish poetry - 1831 - 246 pages
...FLIGHT OF NERO. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest from tliy tower to-day, yet a few years and the blast of the desert comes, it howls in thy empty court. OaalAN. His groan was echo'd by the roll Of thunder on the blast, Which bellow'd to his shrinking soul...
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Hours of idleness. English bards and Scotch reviewers. Hints from Horace ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1831
...NEWSTEAD ABBEY. "Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days? Thou lookest from thy tower to-day : yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes, it howls in thy empty court." — Ossian *. 1. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle; Thou, the hall of my...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore, John Wright - 1832
...NEWSTEAD ABBEY. (*) " Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest from thy tower to-day : yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes. It howls in thy empty court" — OSSIAN. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle ; Thou, the hall of my fathers,...
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