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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 Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1859 - 827 pages
...spot ; By that remember'd, or with that forgot. 1803. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY, з " Why doit thou Ն tower to-day : yet a fc-w years, and the blast of the desert comes, It howls in thy empty court." —...
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Poems

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1859
...the spot ; By that remember'd, or with that forgot. 1803. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. " Why doat thon build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest from thy tower to-day : yet a few years, and the blast of the de&ert comes, it howls in thy empty court." —...
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The Institutes of English Grammar

Goold Brown - 1860
...suffer, are seldom weighed in the same balance. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days 1 thou lookest from thy towers to-day ; yet a few years,...of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty court. — Ossian. Light ! from whose rays all beauty springs, Darkness ! whose wide-expanded wings LESSOR...
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Sketches and stories of Wales and the Welsh

Catherine Sinclair - 1860
...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 Institutes of English Grammar ...: And a Key to the Oral Exercises, to ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1862 - 296 pages
...partner, acceded to this request. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged daysp thou lookc.sl from thy towers to-day; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes; it howls in thy empty court.—Ossian. Light! from whose rays all beauty springs, Darkness! whose wide-expanded wings Involve...
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The Institutes of English Grammar Methodically Arranged: With Forms of ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1865 - 318 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...and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy gmpty court. — Ossian. Light ! from whose rays all beauty springs, Darkness ! whose wide-expanded...
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The National Quarterly Review, Volume 13

Edward Isidore Sears, David Allyn Gorton, Charles H. Woodman - 1866
...followi : " They have but fallen, before us ; for one day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hill, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest from thy towers...empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield." In his address to the Sun the Celtic bard is equally philosophical and grand, and evinces equal contempt...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 4; Volume 67

1866
...fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days 1 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. Let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned in our day." All Europe...
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THE CORNHILL MAGAZINE

smith elder - 1866
...before us, for one day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days 1 Thou lockest from thy towers to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert come? ; it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. Let the blast of the...
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Poetical Works, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1866
...the spot ; By that remembered, or with that forgot. 1808. 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 howlfi in thy empty court."...
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