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" ... 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 from thy towers to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty... "
Rossiĭskai͡a Antologii͡a: Specimens of Russian Poets, with Preliminary ... - Page 86
by Sir John Bowring - 1821 - 240 pages
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Third period - From Dryden to Cowper

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...blast of the desert comes; it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. And let the blast of the desert come! we shall be renowned...heard in my hall. When thou, sun of heaven, shalt faill if thou shalt fail, thou mighty light! if thy brightness is but for a season, like Fingal, our...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 4; Volume 67

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1866
...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 felt the power of that melancholy ; but what I wish to point ont is, that no nation in Europe...
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THE CORNHILL MAGAZINE

smith elder - 1866
...the blast of the desert come? ; 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 felt the power of that melancholy ; but what I wish to point out is, that no nation of Europe...
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Dublin University Magazine,A Literary and Political Journal VOL.LXX July to ...

Dublin University Magazine,A Literary and Political Journal - 1867
...the blast of the desert cornea. 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 ! " 416 " Alai, whither go the men that were That they come not to succour me! O Osgur of the sharp...
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On the Study of Celtic Literature

Matthew Arnold - Celtic literature - 1867 - 181 pages
...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 felt the power of that melancholy; but what I wish to point out is, that no nation of Europe...
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The Solitudes of Nature and of Man: Or, The Loneliness of Human Life

William Rounseville Alger - Solitude - 1867 - 412 pages
...and whistles round thy half-worn shield." And with pride of mournful resignation genius replies, " Let the blast of the desert come ! We shall be renowned in our day." In the light of the collective biography of the finer members of our race we are almost tempted to...
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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a literal tr. into ..., Volume 1

1870
...blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half- worn shield. And let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned...in the song of bards. Raise the song ; send round He calls on the bards to "raise the grief of songs " 1'or the desolate dwelling of Moina. He reproaches...
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The Poets and Poetry of Scotland: From the Earliest to the Present ..., Volume 1

James Grant Wilson - English poetry - 1875
...empty eourt, and whistles round the half-worn shield. And let the blast of the desert eome! we shall he renowned in our day ! the mark of my arm shall be in battle ; my name in the song of hards. Raise the song; send round the shell: let joy be heard in my hall. When thou, sun of heaven,...
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The Poets and Poetry of Scotland, from the Earliest to the Present Time ...

James Grant Wilson - English poetry - 1876
...gleam." of the desert comes; it howls in thy empty eourt, and whistles round the half-worn shield. And let the blast of the desert come! we shall be renowned...joy be heard in my hall. When thou, sun of heaven, shall fail! if thou shall fail, thou mighty light: if thy brightness is for a season, like Fingal;...
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The Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient and Modern

John Ross - English poetry - 1878 - 760 pages
...blast of the desert comes. It howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. And let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be 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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