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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 Lady's Token, Or Gift of Friendship

Cotesworth Pinckney - 1848 - 128 pages
...hither — FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. WHEN the hours of day are numbered, And the voice of the night Wakes the better soul that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight...Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door, The beloved ones — the true-hearted,...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 6

1848 - 452 pages
...the night Wake tiie hetter soul that slumtiered, To a holy, calm delight— Ere the evening lamps arc lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows, from the fitful fire-light, Dance upon the parlor wall — Then the forme of the departed Enter at the open door; The ileloved ones, the true...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 17

1851 - 824 pages
...of the first ¡s the universally popular poem of " The Footsteps of Angels." The scene begins with "And like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall." This is indicated in the back ground. The middle ground represents " The. forms of the...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 20

1850
...not for many a long day read anything more affecting than — ••Tin: FOOTSTEPS OF AUGELS. " 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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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 20

1850 - 608 pages
...hare not for many a long day read anything more affecting than — " THE FOOTSTEPS OF AKGELS. " 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 garland; or, Poetry for childhood and youth

Garland - 1850 - 148 pages
...holds with thee Mysterious intercourse, And though remembrance wakes a tear, FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. 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, Come to visit...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1850 - 816 pages
...day road anything more affecting than — " THE FOOTSTEPS OF ANGi:LS." " Wlu-ii the hours of day arc numbered, And the voices of the night Wake the better soul that slumbered To a holy calm delight : " К re I he evening lamps ¡ire lighted, Ami, like phantom* grim and tall, s:¡ailuws from the fitful...
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Church Sunday school magazine, Volumes 5-6

1850 - 556 pages
...the Rev. Wii. BEXXETT, M.4., to which th« atm it in aone measure indebted. FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. WHEN the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the Night Wake the better sonl, that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight: Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851 - 362 pages
...inspire us with an ardent desire, to be more and flCiore occupied in this sacred work." — Sturm. WHEN the hours of day are numbered, And the voices of the...the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour wall ; FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. 219 Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1851 - 594 pages
...world like this, And thou shalt know ere long, Know how sublime a thing it is FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. WHEN the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the...Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour-wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door; The beloved, the true-hearted,...
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