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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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Hill and Valley: Or, Hours in England and Wales

Catherine Sinclair - England - 1838 - 378 pages
...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...today ; 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 New monthly belle assemblée

1850
...fiat went forth, it might have shadowed forth a passage in that future which he " had made golden." " 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 court!" It is a cry whose " still...
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The Bowdoin Poets

Edward Payson Weston - American poetry - 1840 - 188 pages
...place for me. OGILVIE. BV WILLIAM B. WALTER.* " Thou lookest from thy towers to-day ; yet a few seasons and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy empty court and whistles round thy half-worn shield." THERE is a wail of sorrow spread Far o'er the waters deep...
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Lord Byron's Select Works: Consisting of Cain ... Hours of Idleness; English ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1841 - 320 pages
...the spot ; By that rememher'd, or with that forgot. On leaving Newstead Abhey. Why dost thou haild the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest from thy tower to-day ; yet a few years, and the hlast of the desert comes, it howls in ihy empty court — Oaian. Through thy hattlements, Newstead,...
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A vision of Pengwerne, and other poems

David Simons - 1841 - 150 pages
...will bear, and fling Around thy tomb's green covering." A VISIT TO THE ABBEY CHURCH, SHREWSBURY. " Yet a few years, and the blast of the desert Comes. — It howls in thy empty courts." OSSIAN. 'TWAS in the lone and solemn hour of even ! For night had lifted high her mantling...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 169-170

Early English newspapers - 1841
...and Eleanor, silence is in their house. 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 tower to day ; yet a few days and the blast of the desert comes — it howls in thy empty courts, and whistles...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842
...single out the spot ; By that remember'd, or with that forgot. iso3. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. 2 " ndaunted fortitude," says her historian, " the laid...executioner held her hands, the other, at the second stroke, m thy empty court." — О- ч •, -.. THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow winds whistle...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 3

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1843
...intrituic worth, they were well entitled. MISCELLANEOUS PIECES. ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY. " Why dost them build the hall, son of the winged days ? Thou lookest...a few years, and the blast of the desert comes, it ho w U in thy empty court. — OSsIAN.* THROUGH thy battlements, Newstead, the hollow wmds whistle...
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The guide to knowledge, or repertory of facts: forming a complete library of ...

Robert Sears - Reference - 1844 - 484 pages
...day we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of ihe wingrd 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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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1844
...mourning, 0 bards! over the land of strangers. They hare but fallen before us: for one day we must fall. alm or convulsed — in breeze, or gale, or storm, Icing t lookeat from thy towers to-day : yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes ; it howls in thy...
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