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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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Aus den Bergen [poems].

Du Rieux - 1852
.../j.ev e\afvrre<: evl tfoolffiv ewo?. LAERTIUS. 'Aet, Säet fj.e<j)ev<yei. 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...
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The three days of Wensleydale: the valley of the Yore

William Gideon Michael Jones Barker - Wensleydale (England) - 1854 - 296 pages
...bends, The ire of a despotic king Rides forth upon destruction's wing. Sir W. SCOTT. 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 courts....
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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
...request. The injuries we do, and those we suffer, are seldom weighed. in the same balance. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days? thou lookest...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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The Poems of Ossian: To which are Prefixed a Preliminary Discourse and ...

1857 - 492 pages
...over the land of strang^ rs. They have but fallen before us : for one day we must fall. Why dost thoo build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest...howls in thy empty . court, and whistles round thy half- worn shield, /"a* let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned in our day ! The mark...
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A Journal of Two Years' Travel in Persia, Ceylon, Etc, Volume 2

Robert B. M. Binning - Iran - 1857
...secanda marmora Locas sub ipaum funus ; et sepulchri Immemor, struis domos." — HORACE. " Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest...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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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: With Life

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1857 - 576 pages
...out the spot ; By that remember'd, or with that forgot. 1603. 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 comea, It howls in thy empty court."—...
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The Crescent and the Cross: Or, Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel

Eliot Warburton - Egypt - 1858 - 380 pages
...16 ALEXANDRIA. CHAPTER III. ALEXANDRIA. Why dost thott build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thon lookest from thy towers to-day: yet a few years, and...the blast of the desert comes, it howls in thy empty courts. — OSSIAN. Towards evening, on the 1 8th day since leaving England, the lo\v land of Egypt...
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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Readers (Elementary) - 1858 - 480 pages
...over the land of strangers. They have but fallen before us; fo* one day we must fall. 2. Why dost thou build the 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', and whistles round thy half-worn shield\ And...
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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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