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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 poetical works of lord Byron, ed. with a critical mem. by W. M. Rossetti

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881
...NEWSTEAD ABBEY. " Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookcst from thy tower L^ OSSIAH. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle ; Thou, the hall of my fathers,...
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The poetical works of lord Byron. Repr. with life, notes &c. 'Albion' ed

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881
...•\Vliy (lost thou btliM tlie h.ill. son of the winged days? Thou lookcst I'roiu ihy tower to-d.iy ; on the breaking ocean Strive with a swell' n convulsi liowU in thy empty court.' — USSIAN. THROUGH thy battlements.Newstead, the hollow winds whistle ;...
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On the Study of Celtic Literature: And On Translating Homer

Matthew Arnold - Celtic literature - 1883 - 300 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 Complete Poetical and Dramatic Works of Lord Byron: With a Comprehensive ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English drama - 1883 - 662 pages
...NEWSTEAD ABBEY* "Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days? Thou lookest from thy tower t thought of beauty, here —OsaiAK. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow Thou, the hall of my fathers, art gone to...
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The Principles of Rhetoric and Their Application

Adams Sherman Hill - English language - 1883 - 307 pages
...Philosophy of Style. 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 desert conies; it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. Let the blast of the...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with notes, Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1885
...NEWSTEAD ABBEY.4 " 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 American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 6

Literature - 1886
...NEWSTEAD ABBEY. "Why dost thou build the hull, 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." — OSSIAS. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle ; Thou, the hall of my fathers,...
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History of the Clan MacFarlane: (Macfarlane) MacFarlan, MacFarland, MacFarlin

Cynthia Maria Little - Scotland - 1893 - 244 pages
...AUTHOR. INTRODUCTION. " 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. BEING, myself, a direct descendant of the Clan MacFarlane, the old "Coat of Arms" hanging...
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JAMES MACPHERSON

BAILEY SAUNDERS - 1894
...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 let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned in our day ! The mark...
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Englische Studien, Volume 23

Comparative linguistics - 1897
...Cf. Tauchn. cd. III, i>6. Why dost thou liuild the hall, son of tlie wingecl clays? Thou lookest (Vom thy towers to-day : yet a few years , and the blast of the clesert comes, it howls in thy empty court. Der undatirten Elegy on Ncwstead Abbcy1) finden wir als...
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