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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. "
History of the Clan MacFarlane: (Macfarlane) MacFarlan, MacFarland, MacFarlin - Page 3
by Cynthia Maria Little - 1893 - 244 pages
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The Nic-nac: Or, Literary Cabinet, Volume 2

1824
...selected as a motto for the poem in his earliest publication, relative to this building : " ДУЪу dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days?...blast of the .desert comes ; it howls in thy empty courts, and whistles round thy moss-grpwn shield." "The state of things about this delightful dwelling...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical notice by J. W. Lake

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.), J W. Lake - 1825
...AFFECTIONATE KINSMAN, THIi AUTHOIl. VOL. vn. 7 HOURS OF IDLENESS. POEMS. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ARREY. Why dost thou build the hall? Son of the winged days!...desert comes; it howls in thy empty court. OSSIAN. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead,thehollowwinds whistle, Thou the hall of my fathers art gone to decay;...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of lord Byron

George Clinton (biographer of Byron.) - 1825
...LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. Why dost tli. in build the hall ' son of the winged days ! Thou lookest frnni thy tower to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty courts. — OSSIAN. Through thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle ; Thou, the hall of...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of lord Byron

George Clinton (biographer of Byron.) - 1825
...pieces, to ascertain the &ga of the poet at the period of their composition. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. Why dost thou build the hall? son of the winged days ! Thou iookest from thy tower to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Noël Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...thon build the hall? San of the winged daye ! Thou lookout from thy tower to-day ; yet a few yean, ay, trees wave, streams flow, the mountain-fir Nodding ab conn. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle; Thou, the hall of my Fathers , art...
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The Poetical Melange, Volume 1

English poetry - 1828
...thoughts thy waters teach — ' Eternity, Eternity, and Power.' Barry Cornwall, ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. Why dost thou build the hall ? Son of the winged days...thy tower to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast o) the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty halls. Through thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Lord Byron

George Clinton - Poets, English - 1828 - 756 pages
...composition. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. Why dost llmu build the halll son of the winged days ! Thou iookest from thy tower to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty courts. — OSSIAX. Through thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle; Thou, the hall of...
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Portugal Illustrated: In a Series of Letters

William Morgan Kinsey - Portugal - 1828 - 500 pages
...silence is in the house of her fathers. 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 court, and...
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Portugal Illustrated: In a Series of Letters

William Morgan Kinsey - Portugal - 1828 - 500 pages
...silence is in the house of her fathers. 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 court, and...
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Bower of Taste, Volume 1

Katherine Augusta Ware - American periodicals - 1828
...should 'st j thou build thy hall, son of the winged days? — Thou lookest from thy ¡•¿-i towers to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes — it howls in the empty court, and whistles around thy half-worn shield ?' Then why should man look forth, as he...
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