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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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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - English poetry - 1907 - 484 pages
...of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. And 115 let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned...sun of heaven, shalt fail ! if thou shalt fail, thou 120 mighty light ! if thy brightness is for a season, like Fingal ; our fame shall survive thy beams...
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Three Rivers: The James, the Potomac, the Hudson; a Retrospect of Peace and War

Joseph Pearson Farley, John Farley - James River (Va.) - 1910 - 277 pages
...winged days? Thou lookest from the towers to-day; a few years and the blast of the desert comes — we shall be renowned in our day! The mark of my arm shall be in battle, my name is the song of the bard. When thou son of heaven shall fail, our fame shall survive thy beams.' Such...
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Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold

William Savage Johnson - Readers - 1913 - 341 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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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - England - 1916 - 1432 pages
...blast of the desert comes; it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. And nd rifle all the breathing spring. 5 No wailing ghost...their love. No wither 'd witch shall here be seen, 10 6 fail ! if thou shalt fail, thou mighty light ! if thy brightness is for a season, like Fingal, our...
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Lectures and Essays in Criticism

Matthew Arnold - Literary Criticism - 1962 - 578 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 15 wish to point out is, that no nation of...
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On the study of celtic literature

Matthew Arnold - Celtic languages - 1867 - 96 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...
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supplement to a manual of french composition

...comes ; it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield. And let the blast of thy desert come ! we shall be renowned in our day ! The...battle ; my name in the song of bards. Raise the song ; let joy be heard in my hall ! JAMES MACPHERSON, Ossian (Carthori). 174.* THE DRUIDS' STONE. The temples...
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