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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 works of Thomas Love Peacock, ed. by H. Cole, Volume 3

sir Henry Cole - 1875
...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...it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half -worn shield. — OSSIAN. Though WINTER'S frown severe Deform the wasted year, SPRING smiles again,...
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Belgravia, Volume 27

London (England) - 1875
...my way, muttering the lines of old Ossian : ' Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged dajs ? Thou lookest from thy towers to-day : yet a few years,...empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield.' Agreeably to the Highlander's directions, I followed the branch that turned to the left and entered...
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The Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient and Modern

John Ross - English poetry - 1878 - 760 pages
...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 the battle, and my name in the song of bards. Raise the song, send round the shell : and let joy be...
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The Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient and Modern

John Ross - English poetry - 1878 - 760 pages
...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 the battle, and my name in the song of bards. Raise the song, send round the shell: and let joy be...
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Principles of Rhetoric ...

Adams Sherman Hill - 1878
...They have but fallen before us, for 1 Campbell: Lochiel's Warning. one day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days? Thou lookest...empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. Let the blast of the desert come! we shall be renowned in our day." 1 Whatever arrangement may, according...
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Principles of Rhetoric and Their Application

Adams Sherman Hill - English language - 1878 - 296 pages
...They have but fallen before us, foi 1 Campbell: Lochiel's Warning. one day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days? Thou lookest...empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. Let the blast of the desert come! we shall be renowned in our day." 1 , ,. ,. ., , . . , The natural...
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The Book of Dumbartonshire: County

Joseph Irving - Dumbarton Region (Scotland) - 1879
...strangers. They have but fallen before us, for one day we must fall. Why dost thou build the wall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest from thy towers...empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield." The stories of " Cathlin of Clutha," and " Carthon and Colmal," are also associated with Balclutha...
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The Munster Circuit: Tales, Trials, and Traditions

James Roderick O'Flanagan - Circuit courts - 1880 - 420 pages
...where Barry Yelverton lived. A few stones mark the spot. I thought with Ossian, — "Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days. Thou lookest from thy towers to-day — in a few years the blast of the desert comes ; it howls through thy empty courts, and whistles...
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Specimens, with memoirs, of the less-known British poets. With an ..., Volume 2

George Gilfillan - 1881
...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...the blast of the desert come! we shall be renowned hi our day! The mark of my arm shall be in battle; my name in the song of bards. Raise the song, send...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - American literature - 1881
...son of the winged days? Thon lookest trom thy towers to-day : yet a few years, and the blast of ihe desert comes ; It howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. And let the blast ot the desert come t we shall be renowned in our day ! The mark of mv firm shall be in battle ; my...
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