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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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Poems

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1859
...the spot ; By that remember'd, or with that forgot. 1803. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. " Why doat thon build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest...tower to-day : yet a few years, and the blast of the de&ert comes, it howls in thy empty court." — OBn1AN. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Sir Walter Scott, Thomas Moore - Literary Criticism - 1859 - 827 pages
...the spot ; By that remember'd, or with that forgot. 1803. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY, з " Why doit ๎Ӂ Ն fc-w years, and the blast of the desert comes, It howls in thy empty court." — OSSIAN. THROUGH thy...
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Sketches and stories of Wales and the Welsh

Catherine Sinclair - 1860
...events, which they witnessed formerly, when patriots fought and bled in those deserted chambers ; — ' Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days...to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert howls in thy empty courts.' From Llandovery we were conveyed next morning, by a charming drive, to...
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The Institutes of English Grammar

Goold Brown - 1860
...the same balance. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days 1 thou lookest from thy towers to-day ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty court. — Ossian. Light ! from whose rays all beauty springs, Darkness ! whose wide-expanded wings LESSOR XIV. RULE X....
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Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Volume 3

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...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 whistles round thy half-worn shield. And let the blast of the desert come! we shall be renowned...
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Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Volume 3

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...0 bards! 298 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 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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The poetical works of lord Byron, with illustr. by K. Halswelle

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1861
...single out the spot; By that remember'd, or with that forgot. 1S03. 1803. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. 'Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days? Thou lookest from tny tower io-day : yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comus, it howls in thy empty cuurt."...
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The Institutes of English Grammar ...: And a Key to the Oral Exercises, to ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1862 - 296 pages
...to this request. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged daysp thou lookc.sl from thy towers to-day; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes; it howls in thy empty court.—Ossian. Light! from whose rays all beauty springs, Darkness! whose wide-expanded wings Involve...
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The Institutes of English Grammar Methodically Arranged: With Forms of ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1865 - 318 pages
...acceded to this request. The injuries we do, and those we suffer, are seldom weighed in 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 gmpty court. —...
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Poetical Works, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1866
...single out the spot ; By that remembered, or with that forgot. 1808. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY.* " Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days...a few years, and the blast of the desert comes, it howlfi in thy empty court." — OSSIAN. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle...
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