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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 New monthly belle assemblée

1850
...it might have shadowed forth a passage in that future which he " had made golden." " Why dost 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...
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Hill and valley, or Hours in England and Wales

Catherine Sinclair - 1838
...witnessed formerly, when patriots fought and bled in those deserted chambers ; — " 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 howls in thy empty courts." From Llandovery...
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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
...silence is in their house. 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 from thy tower to day ; yet a few days and the blast of the desert comes — it howls in thy empty courts, and...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842
...spot ; By that remember'd, or with that forgot. iso3. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. 2 " 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 m thy empty court." —...
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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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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...before us : for one day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days! Thou lookcst bo in battle ; my name in the song of bards. Raise the song, send round the shell : let joy be heard...
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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
...have but 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...the desert come, we shall be renowned in our day. Raise the song, send .round the shell, let joy be heard in my hall, when thou son of heaven shali fail,...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ...

1845
...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...renowned in our day ! The mark of my arm shall be in hattle ; my name in the song of hards. Raise the song, send round the shell : let joy be heard in my...
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