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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, tr. by J. Macpherson. Blair's critical dissertations - Page 194
by Ossian - 1806
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 3

...Imperial Magazine. I am, Sir, respectfully, Sec. ALEXANDER. Downpatrict, 26th May, 1821. " Why dost thou build the hall ? Son of the winged days ! Thou lookest...empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield." OSSIAN. O ! mark yonder yonth, on the hill's summit bounding ! As light as the roe on green Morven...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 3

1821
...Magazine. I am, Sir, respectfully, &c. ALEXANDER. Daictipatrict, 2C(A May, 1821. " Why dost thon bnild the hall? Son of the winged days ! Thou lookest from...comes — it howls in thy empty court, and whistles ronnd thy half-worn shield." OSSIAN. Where flowers of enjoyments are spread io profusion, Which, soon...
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Hours of Idleness: A Series of Poems, Original and Translated

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1820 - 160 pages
...an Elm, in the Churchyard of Harrow on the Hill 159 POEMS. ON LEAVING 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 desart comes ; it howls in thy empty court. OSSIAN....
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Rossiĭskai͡a Antologii͡a: Specimens of Russian Poets, with Preliminary ...

Sir John Bowring - Russian poetry - 1821 - 240 pages
...over the land of strangers. They have but fallen before us ; for one day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? thou lookest...court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. And 86 " Let the glance of day brighten, Let its radiance be shed o'er the mountain and sea1; Thy smiles...
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Specimens of the Russian poets: With preliminary remarks and ..., Volume 1

English poetry - 1821
...strangers. They have but fallen before us; for one day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, sou of the winged days? thou lookest from thy towers to-day...the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty court, and n liistlcs round thy half-worn shield. And " Let the glance of day brighten, Let its radiance be shed...
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Specimens of the Russian Poets: With Preliminary Remarks and ..., Volume 1

English poetry - 1821
...over the land of strangers. They have but fallen before us; for one day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days? thou lookest...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. And " Let the glance...
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Fears and cares

E D. Carr - 1821
...remained to threaten destruction to all below. " Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged day ? Thou lookest from thy towers to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls on thy empty court, and whistles round thy half- worn shield." Where Where then, amidst this desolation,...
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Specimens of the Russian Poets, Volume 1

Russian poetry - 1821
...Why dost thou build the hall, sou of the winged days? thou lookest from thy towers to-day ; yet -i few years and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty court, and whittles round thy half-worn shield. And " But list! to the bustling Of voices ; they wake in the castle...
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Specimens of the Russian Poets: With Preliminary Remarks and Biographical ...

Russian poetry - 1822 - 240 pages
...over the land of strangers. They have but fallen before us ; for one day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest...and whistles round thy half-worn shield. And let the " Let the glance of day brighten, Let its radiance be shed o'er the mountain and sea;* Thy smiles shall...
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Hours of idleness: a series of poems, original and translated ...

Baron George Gordon Byron Byron - 1822 - 160 pages
...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. • OSSIAS. J. HROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle ; Thou, the hall of my Fathers,...
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