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 9by Whitnash rectory - 1866 - 15 pagesFull view
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Samuel Longfellow - 2004 - 481 pages
...experiences. EVENING SHADOWS. 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 spectres grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall, — Then the...