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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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Lincolnshire in 1836: displayed in a series of engravings, with accompanying ...

Mary Saunders - 1836 - 179 pages
...and beneath us. " 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*." The grand hall is now a flower-garden, roofless, the pillars gone, and the mutilated walls covered...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 7

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...NEWSTEAD ABBEY. (») " Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days f Thou lookest from thy tower to-day : yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes, it howls in thy empty court" — OsslAN. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle ; Thou, the hall of my fathers,...
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Miscellanies: Hours of Idleness. English bards and Scotch reviewers. Hints ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1837
...NEWSTEAD ABBEY.i " 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. THRODGH thy battlements, Newstcad, the hollow winds whistle ; Thou, the hall of my fathers,...
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The New monthly belle assemblée

1850
...thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest from thy tower to-day; yet a little while and the blast of the desert comes; it howls in thy empty court!" It is a cry whose " still small voice" is stifled ere it reach the human heart, by the self-trust of...
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The Bowdoin Poets

Edward Payson Weston - American poetry - 1840 - 188 pages
...place for me. OGILVIE. BV WILLIAM B. WALTER.* " Thou lookest from thy towers to-day ; yet a few seasons and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy...empty court and whistles round thy half-worn shield." THERE is a wail of sorrow spread Far o'er the waters deep !— Scotland ! we know thy son is dead,...
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A vision of Pengwerne, and other poems

David Simons - 1841 - 150 pages
...will bear, and fling Around thy tomb's green covering." A VISIT TO THE ABBEY CHURCH, SHREWSBURY. " Yet a few years, and the blast of the desert Comes. — It howls in thy empty courts." OSSIAN. 'TWAS in the lone and solemn hour of even ! For night had lifted high her mantling...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 169-170

Early English newspapers - 1841
...dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest from thy tower to day ; yet a few days and the blast of the desert comes — it howls in thy empty courts, and whistles round thy half- worn shield." Yours, &c. WJ ROBERTS. Mn. URBAN, HAVING the satisfaction...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842
...NEWSTEAD ABBEY. 2 " Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest from thy tower hile one executioner held her hands, the other, at the second stroke, m thy empty court." — О- ч •, -.. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 3

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1843
...NEWSTEAD ABBEY. " Why dost them 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 ho w U in thy empty court. — OSsIAN.* THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow wmds whistle...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Or Repertory of Facts: Forming a Complete Library of ...

Robert Sears - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1844 - 484 pages
...f.illen before us, for one day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of ihe wingrd 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. Raise the song, send .round the shell, let joy be heard in my...
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