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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 Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Examples for ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1851 - 311 pages
.../- Why dost thou build the halL son of the winged days 1 thou lookcst from thy towers to-day j~yet a few years, and- the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty court.-;-- Ossian. Light ! from whose rays all beauty springs, Darkness ! whose wide-expanded wings Involve the...
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Aus den Bergen [poems].

Du Rieux - 1852
...ANACRKON. " 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 ! Der Schauplatz dieses Gesanges ist Irland. Ossian war mit Fingal und seinen Schaaren dorthin gekommen...
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The three days of Wensleydale: the valley of the Yore

William Gideon Michael Jones Barker - Wensleydale (England) - 1854 - 296 pages
...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 courts. OSSIAN. HITHERTO, our steps in Wensleydale have been surrounded by natural and religious beauty...
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European historical collections: comprising England, Scotland, with Holland ...

History - 1855 - 568 pages
...; for, one day. we must fall. Why do*t thon build the hall, son of the winged days ! Thou luokt.-l from thy towers to-day ; yet a few years, and the...it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy hnlf-wom shield. And let the bloat of the desert come ! we shall be renowued in our day ! Tin- mark...
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The institutes of English grammar, methodically arranged: with examples for ...

Goold Brown - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1856 - 311 pages
...are seldom weighed. in the same balance. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days? thou lookest from thy towers to-day ; yet a few years,...the blast of the desert comes; it howls in thy empty courts — Ossian> Light ! from whose rays all beauty springs, Darkness ! whose wide-expanded wings...
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A Journal of Two Years' Travel in Persia, Ceylon, Etc, Volume 2

Robert B. M. Binning - Iran - 1857
...sepulchri Immemor, struis domos." — HORACE. " Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest from thy towers to-day : yet a few years,...of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty court." QasiAir. 22 TOMBS OF THE KINGS. filled with earth, we could not judge of its depth. In several parts...
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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Readers (Elementary) - 1858 - 480 pages
...hall, son of the winged days? Thou lookest from thy towers to-day : yet a few years, and the Dlast of the desert comes; it howls in thy empty court',...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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The poetical works of lord Byron, with life

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1859
...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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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1859 - 827 pages
...doit thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest from thy tower to-day : yet a fc-w Ԇ u * 򎀀 L ݒ 0 — OSSIAN. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstcad, the hollow winds whistle ; Thou, the hall of my fathers,...
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Third period - From Dryden to Cowper

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...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...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 of...
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