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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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Anthology of American Poetry

George Gesner - 1983 - 764 pages
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Essays and Reviews

Library of America, Edgar Allan Poe, Gary Richard Thompson - 1984 - 1572 pages
...on the part of Mr. LONGFELLOW from himself (Mr. Poe.) Here is one, however, which he has overlooked: lan Poe parlor wall.'''' In a poem called "The Sleeper," by EA POE, and which we first saw a great many years...
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Dreams: What They Are, What They Mean

J. W. Wickwar - 1996 - 178 pages
...Henry Wadsworth Longfellow understood it when, in his "Footsteps of the Angds," he wrote "When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices of the...better soul, that slumbered, To' a holy, calm delight ; Then the forms of the departed Knter at the open door; The beloved, and the true hearted, Come to...
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People from Other Worlds - 1875

Henry S. Olcott - 1996 - 492 pages
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What Is Spiritualism, Who Are These Spiritualists, and What Has Spiritualism ...

J. M. Peebles - 1996 - 142 pages
...when at times a most mysterious providence permits them to manifest themselves to mortal eyes. . . . "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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The Hidden Way Across the Threshold

J. C. Street - 1996 - 650 pages
...numbered, And the voices of the night Wake the better soul that slumbered To a holy, calm delight. "Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door, The beloved ones, the true-hearted Come to visit me once more." Let the Pilgrim of the Shadow look to his daily...
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The Present Age and Inner Life: A Sequel to Spiritual Intercourse

Andrew J. Davis - 1996 - 292 pages
...Upon the new faith of that family. The mother now can say, in the impressive language of Longfellow: "Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door; The beloved ones, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more. With a slow and noiseless footstep Comes the messenger...
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Universal Magnetism, 1928

Edmund Shaftesbury - 1998 - 664 pages
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Complete Poems

Edgar Allan Poe - 2000 - 678 pages
...1845, Poe cites what he thinks (less improbably than usual) was a borrowing in "Footsteps of Angels": And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor wall. 26 Campbell (Poems, p. 212) compared to this The Tempest, I, ii, 407: "The fringed curtains...
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English Poetry from Tennyson to Whitman

Charles W. Eliot - 2004 - 528 pages
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