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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 poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a literal tr. into Engl. and ...

Ossian - 1870
...the shell ! 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. And let the blast of the desert come ! we shall be renowned...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...shall single out the spot ; By that remember'd, or with that forgot isra ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. * 1 ignity, and remind ui, in their rich vcrbosiiv, of...and happier than the present ! This passion will OUIAN. THRODQH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle ; Thou, the hall of my fathers,...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 3

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. " Why dost thou build the hall, son of tlie winged days? Thou lookeet from thy tower to-day : yet a few years, and the blast...of the desert comes, it howls in thy empty court." OaaiAN. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle ; Thou, the hall of my fathers,...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 3, Part 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...forgot. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY.' " Why dost thou build the hall, sou of the winged days ? Thou lookeat from thy tower to-day : yet a few years, and the blast of the desert eomes, it howls in thy empty eourt." OasiAx. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds...
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Belgravia, Volume 27

London (England) - 1875
...old Ossian : ' Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged dajs ? 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.' Agreeably to the Highlander's directions, I followed the...
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Belgravia, Volume 27

London (England) - 1875
...again, and satisfied with the hope of doing so, passed on my way, muttering the lines of old Ossian : ' 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

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1878
...that, shall single out the spot ; By that remember'd, or with that forgoL 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 of ,he desert comes, it howls in thy empty courL" OSSIAN. THEOUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow...
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The book of Scottish poems: ancient and modern, ed. with memoirs of the ...

J. Ross - 1878
...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 today ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes. It howls in thy empty court, and...
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Principles of Rhetoric ...

Adams Sherman Hill - 1878
...strangers! They have but fallen before us, for 1 Campbell: Lochiel's Warning. 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 Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient & Modern

John Ross - Scottish poetry - 1878 - 760 pages
...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 today ; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes. It howls in thy empty court, and...
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