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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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Aus den Bergen [poems].

Du Rieux - 1852
...Aa-rfjp Trplv /j.ev e\afvrre<: evl tfoolffiv ewo?. LAERTIUS. 'Aet, Säet fj.e<j)ev<yei. ANACRKON. " 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 howls in thy empty court ! Der...
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Crescent & the Cross; Or, Romance & Realities of Eastern Travel, Volumes 1-2

Bartholomew Elliott George Warburton - Egypt - 1852
..."When we saw a small boat carry at her stern the 24 ALEXANDBIA. CHAPTER in. ALEXANDRIA. Why dost thoa 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 courts. —...
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The three days of Wensleydale

William Gideon M. Jones Barker - 1854
...quake, the crosier bends, The ire of a despotic king Rides forth upon destruction's wing. Sir W. SCOTT. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days? Thou lookest from thy tower to-day ; yet a little while and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty courts. OSSIAN. HITHERTO, our...
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The three days of Wensleydale: the valley of the Yore

William Gideon Michael Jones Barker - Wensleydale (England) - 1854 - 296 pages
...thou build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest from thy tower to-day ; yet a little while and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty courts. OSSIAN. HITHERTO, our steps in Wensleydale have been surrounded by natural and religious beauty...
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European historical collections: comprising England, Scotland, with Holland ...

History - 1855 - 568 pages
...we must fall. Why do*t thon build the hall, son of the winged days ! Thou luokt.-l 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 hnlf-wom shield. And let the bloat of the desert come ! we shall be renowued...
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The institutes of English grammar, methodically arranged: with forms of ...

Goold Brown - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1856 - 335 pages
...the same balance. 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 courts — Ossian> Light ! from whose rays all beauty springs, Darkness ! whose wide-expanded wings...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: With Life

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1857 - 576 pages
...shall single out the spot ; By that remember'd, or with that forgot. 1603. LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. " Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days...to-day : yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comea, It howls in thy empty court."— OSSIAE. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds...
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A Journal of Two Years' Travel in Persia, Ceylon, Etc, Volume 2

Robert B. M. Binning - Iran - 1857
...domos." — HORACE. " 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." QasiAir. 22 TOMBS OF THE KINGS. filled with earth, we could not judge of its depth. In several parts...
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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Readers (Elementary) - 1858 - 480 pages
...O bards'! over the land of strangers. They have but fallen before us; fo* one day we must fall. 2. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days? Thou lookest from thy towers to-day : yet a few years, and the Dlast of the desert comes; it howls in thy empty court', and...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with life

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1859
...shall single out the spot ; By that remember'd, or with that forgot. 1803. LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. " Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days...desert comes. It howls in thy empty court." — OSSIAN. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle ; Thou, the hall of my fathers, art gone...
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