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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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Try the Spirits, Or, Fair Play for the Other Side

W. Bickle Haynes - 1921 - 232 pages
...from one to another, and receive and communicate delight, so that every cup is joy-brimmed : " Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door...beloved, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more." If there is no gifted one present, to promote intercourse, silently as they came the visitors depart....
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 4

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1922 - 532 pages
...Tales of a Wayside Inn. HER GENTLE HAND IN MINE FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS By HENRY WADSWORTH 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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The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1922 - 910 pages
...ANGELS WHEN the hours of Day are nun* bered, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul, that slum Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms...tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall; Then the forms of the departed Knter at the open door; The beloved, the true-hearted,...
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Sidelights on American Literature

Fred Lewis Pattee - 1922 - 360 pages
...brings us nearer to the poet: When the hours of day are numbered, And the soul-like voice of night Wakes the better soul that slumbered To a holy calm delight; Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And like specters grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall, Then the forms...
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Sidelights on American Literature

Fred Lewis Pattee - 1922 - 364 pages
...us nearer to the poet : When the hours of day are numbered, And the soul-like voice of night Wakes the better soul that slumbered To a holy calm delight; Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And like specters grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall, The Shadow of...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - 1925 - 410 pages
...the night Wake the better snul tint slumbered To a holy, calm delight, Ere the evening lamps arc lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door, Tile beloved ones, the true-hearted,...
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Century Readings for a Course in American Literature, Volume 1

Fred Lewis Pattee - 1926 - 1160 pages
...for, the most fair, The best-beloved Night! (1839) Voices of the Night, 1839. FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS When E{ M NH B 5 N6km > 4 9 " )i% WOb Ou ZΦ %~ I Ia d `ގq $ 4Z > P`}xo S parlor wall; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door; The beloved, the true-hearted,...
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American Literature

Robert Shafer - 1926 - 1410 pages
...The welcome, the thrice-prayed for, the mo.it fair, The best-beloved Night! FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS3 WHEN the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the...tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall; ! One of the poems showing the influence of German romanticism on Longfellow. The motto...
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Universal Magnetism: A Private Training Course in the Magnetic ..., Volume 2

Edmund Shaftesbury - 1928 - 336 pages
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The Romantic Triumph: American Literature from 1830 to 1860

Tremaine McDowell - 1933 - 768 pages
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