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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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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 334 pages
...are. 665- FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. When ihe hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the Night "\Vnke the better soul that slumbered To a holy, calm delight—...evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and lull, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor-wall— Then the forms of the departed...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 390 pages
...lighted, And, like phantoms grim and mil, Shadows from the fitful fire-lighl Dance upon the parlor-wall— Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloTed-one, the true-hearted. Come to visit me once more ! He, the young and strong, who cherished...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 406 pages
...AND RECITATIONS. 665* TOOTSTÍPS 0V ANGELS. When the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of ihe Night Wake the better soul that slumbered To a holy, calm delight— Kre the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadow« from the fitful fire-light...
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Dew-drops of the Nineteenth Century: Gathered and Preserved in Their ...

Seba Smith - 1846 - 216 pages
...a man like that — with such a wife to encourage him ! A PSALM OF LIFE. BY HW LONGFELLOW. I. WHEN the hours of day are numbered And the Voices of the...better soul that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight : n. Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light...
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Thoughts on the Poets

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1846 - 350 pages
...What man has borne before ! Thou layout thy finger on the lips of Care, And they complain no more. Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door...beloved, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more. 0, though oft depressed and lonely, All my fears are laid aside, If I but remember only Such as these...
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The People's journal (with which is incorporated Howitt's ..., Volumes 3-4

People's and Howitt's journal - 938 pages
...gentle music, as from the better land, when there (ill on our ears the Footsteps of Angels — ^ i:' :i the hours of Day are numbered, and the voices of the Night W»ke the bolter roul, that slumbered, to a holy, calm delight ; Waco the forms of the departed enter...
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The Churchman's companion, Volume 9

1851 - 790 pages
...happy " country home," — who rejoice to trace "" the footsteps of angels," — who feel that " 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 Enter at the open door, — The beloved, the true-hearted,...
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The Churchman's companion, Volume 1

1847 - 828 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...like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful twilight Dance upon the parlour wall : Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door; The beloved,...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

1847 - 540 pages
...silence now Is brooding, like a gentle spirit, o'er The still and pulseless world. GD PRENTICE. 31. Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fireside Dance upon the parlour wall. HW LONGFELLOW. 32. Night's starry host gather'd in brightness...
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The Hemans Reader for Female Schools: Containing Extracts in Prose and Poetry

Timothy Stone Pinneo - 1847 - 504 pages
...that sad spot, And weeping, blessed the God who gave Strength to forsake it not ! MRS. HEHAHS. 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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