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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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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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The Poetical Melange, Volume 1

English poetry - 1828
...teach — ' Eternity, Eternity, and Power.' Barry Cornwall, 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 o) the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty halls. Through...
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Portugal illustrated: in a series of letters

William Morgan Kinsey - Portugal - 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,...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 - 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
...well entitled. MISCELLANEOUS PIECES. MISCELLANEOUS PIECES. 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 desert comes, it howls in thy empty court." —...
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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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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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Lincolnshire in 1836: displayed in a series of engravings, with accompanying ...

Mary Saunders - 1836 - 179 pages
...deep and solemn emotions. We have lelt there the past above, about, 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*."...
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Miscellanies: Hours of Idleness. English bards and Scotch reviewers. Hints ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1837
...out the spot ; By that remember'd, or with that forgot. ON LEAVING 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." —...
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