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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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The Courtship of Miles Standish and Minor Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1910 - 294 pages
...know erelong, Know How sublime a thing it is 35 To suffer and be strong. FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS0 WHEN the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the...tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the true-hearted,...
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English Poetry: In Three Volumes; With Introduction and Notes, Volume 42

1910 - 532 pages
...welcome, the thrice-prayed for, the most fair, The best-beloved Night! 7/<5 FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS WHEN the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the...tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door; The beloved, the true-hearted,...
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Carolyn: A Completed Life. Memorial of Carolyn Styles Adams

Washington Irving Lincoln Adams - 1910 - 126 pages
...Smith, who concluded his part of the services with the reading of Longfellow's FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. When the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the...Wake the better soul, that slumbered, To a holy, calm d< light; Ere the evening lamps are lighted. And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful...
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Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1910 - 686 pages
...a thing it is To suffer and be strong. FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS WHEN the hours of Day are numbered, Aud the voices of the Night Wake the better soul, that...holy, calm delight; Ere the evening lamps are lighted, Aud, like phantoms grim aud tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall; The...
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English Poetry: With Introductions, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 42

1910 - 490 pages
...welcome, the thrice-prayed for, the most fair, The best-beloved Night! 776 FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS WHEN the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul, that slumbered, Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight...
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What is Spiritualism? Who are These Spiritualist? and what Can Spiritualism ...

James Martin Peebles - 1910 - 276 pages
...transition. This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life Elysian Whose portal we call death. " Then the forms of the departed. Enter at the open door; The beloved ones, the true-hearted Come to visit us once more." HON. BENJAMIN F. WADE, of Ohio, ex-President of...
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Yale Book of American Verse

Thomas R. Lounsbury - 1912 - 636 pages
...for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait. Footstept of Angels When the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the...tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the true-hearted,...
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Complete Works of Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D.

Thomas Smyth - 1912 - 830 pages
... Never! Thou'rt with me waking dreaming ever! THE SPEAKING DEAD. BY HW LONGFELLOW. When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices of the...tall. Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the true hearted...
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Miscellanies, Volume 1

Augustus Hopkins Strong - 1912 - 518 pages
...years of my life were spent, my memory recurs to the old meeting-house, with its seasons of revival. " The forms of the departed enter at the open door....beloved, the truehearted come to visit me once more." I remember the joy with which these elders witnessed the conversion and profession of their sons and...
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Bulletin of the Lloyd Library of Botany, Pharmacy and Materia ..., Issue 19

1912 - 430 pages
...conscious of passing events. In Longfellow's Voices of the Night the "illusion" is happily displayed : " Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And like phantoms...tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall." The evening glow is steady and not fitful like a twilight, yet the blaze is a kind of...
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