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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 National Quarterly Review, Volume 13

Edward Isidore Sears, David Allyn Gorton, Charles H. Woodman - History - 1866
...day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hill, 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." In his address to the Sun the Celtic bard is equally philosophical...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 4; Volume 67

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1866
...fall. 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, and whistles round thy half- worn shield. Let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned in...
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On the Study of Celtic Literature

Matthew Arnold - Celtic literature - 1867 - 181 pages
...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. Let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned in...
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The poetical works of Lord Byron: With ... notes and a life of the ..., Volume 1

Baron George Gordon Byron Byron - 1867
...that forgot. isoa. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. " Why doet thou build the hall, eon of the winged days 1 Thou lookest from thy tower to-day : yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comea, it howls in thy empty court." — OSSIAN. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds...
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The Solitudes of Nature and of Man: Or, The Loneliness of Human Life

William Rounseville Alger - Solitude - 1867 - 412 pages
...time and space as its own ideas and feelings of itself are in its own imagination. Destiny says, " 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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On the Study of Celtic Literature

Matthew Arnold - Celtic literature - 1867 - 181 pages
...mourning, O bards, 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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Dublin University Magazine,A Literary and Political Journal VOL.LXX July to ...

Dublin University Magazine,A Literary and Political Journal - 1867
...bards, over the hum of etrungeis. They have but fallen before us, for one day we must fall. Why doet 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 cornea. It howls in thy empty court, and...
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The poetical works of lord Byron. Repr. with notes, &c

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1868
...that, shall single out the spot ; By that remcmber'd, or with that forgot. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. ' ar comus, it howls in thy empty court.'— OSSIAN. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds...
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LORD BYRON

HUBERT E.H. JERNINGHAM - 1869
...beautiful lines :— Otf LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. «' Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged.days ? Thou lookest from thy tower to-day; yet a few years,...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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My recollections of lord Byron, and those of eye-witnesses of his life [tr ...

Teresa Guiccioli (contessa.) - 1869
...the following beautiful lines : — Ox LEAVING XEWSTEAD ABBEY. " Why dort then build the hall, «on of the winged days ? Thou lookest from thy tower to-day: yet a few yeais, and the blast of the desert comes, it bowk in thy empty court." — OSSIAS. Through thy battlements,...
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