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" WHEN the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul, that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight; Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor... "
Recitations at Whitnash rectory - Page 9
by Whitnash rectory - 1866 - 15 pages
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 8

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1840 - 680 pages
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Selections from the American Poets, Issue 111

William Cullen Bryant - 1840 - 328 pages
...and be strong. FOOTSTEPS OP ANGELS. WHEN the hours of Day are number'd, And the voices of the Night Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms...the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved ones, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more ; He, the young and strong, who cherish'd Noble...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1840 - 584 pages
...and to wait" pp. 5-7. Or that exquisite and tender poem, the "Footsteps of An,1a gels. "When the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the...evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim mid tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour wall ; " Then the forms of the...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 28

1840 - 424 pages
...another example, to confirm the opinion we have undertaken to express. " FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. " When the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the...delight ; " Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like shadows grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour wall ; " Then the...
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The Bowdoin Poets

Edward Payson Weston - 1840 - 224 pages
...lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved ones, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more ; He, the young and strong, who cherished Noble...
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Ladies Companion and Literary Expositor: A Monthly Magazine ..., Volumes 14-15

1841 - 646 pages
...conjure up dreams and reveries that would seem idle and childish beneath the gnrUh light of day. " When the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the Night Wake the bolter eotil thai slumbered, To a holy, culm delight. "Ere the evening Inmps are lighted, And like...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1842 - 640 pages
...ANGELS. the hours of day are numberM, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul that slumber'd To a holy, calm delight ; Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and toll, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour-wall ; Then the forms of the departed...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 8

1843 - 582 pages
...experienced what has been thus sweetly expressed by one of our own most feeling poets ? " When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices of the...Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor wall ; Then the forma of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved ones, the true-hearted,...
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Readings in American Poetry: For the Use of Schools

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1843 - 278 pages
...WHEN the hours of Day are number'd, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul that slumber'd, To a holy, calm delight ; Ere the evening lamps are...the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved ones, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more ; He, the young and strong, who cherish'd Noble...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1843 - 560 pages
...WHEK the hours of day are number'd, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul that slumber'd To a holy, calm delight ; Ere the evening lamps are...Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour-wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved ones, the true-hearted,...
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