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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 Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Gilbert - 1860 - 448 pages
...angel visited the green earth, FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. WHEN the hours of Day are numbered, And the voiees of the Night Wake the better soul, that slumbered,...lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door; The beloved, the true-hearted, Come to visit...
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The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution: Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - 1860 - 802 pages
...When the hours of Day are nuraber'd, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul that slumber'd To a holy, calm" delight ; Ere the evening lamps are...Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor wall," LONGFELLOW, Description of Washington's Ilcail quarters at Cambridge. Phillls, the...
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School-room Poetry

S. R. - 1860 - 302 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...Shadows from the fitful fire-light, 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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A strong will and a fair tide, Volume 1

G M. Sterne - 1860 - 316 pages
...Have turn'd to dust that cheek of bloom, Those eyes of light, that angel form?'' SHAXSPEARE. " When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices of the night, Wake the soul that slumbered, To a holy calm delight. " Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms,...
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Adventures and Achievements of Americans: A Series of Narratives ...

Henry Howe - 1861 - 844 pages
...the hours of day arc 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...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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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1861
...shalt know ere long, Know how sublime a thing it is To suffer and be strong. FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. WHEN the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of 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...
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Introduction to the art of reading

J C. Graham - 1861 - 134 pages
...error of giving too theatrical a sound to the final consonant. EXERCISE 5. FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices of the...Wake the better soul that slumbered To a holy calm Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight,...
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Remains of ... R. Forbes, ... being a selection from his public discourses ...

Rev. Robert Forbes - 1861 - 406 pages
...numhered, And the voices of the night, Wake the better soul that slumhered To a holy, calm delight. " Then the forms of the departed, Enter at the open door, The beloved, the true hearted, Come to visit us once more ! " It appears to us, that the source of the widespread notion...
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Essays, Critical, Biographical, and Miscellaneous

Stephen Frederick Williams - 1862 - 328 pages
...repining ; it is truthful and comforting. We find the same old thoughts in the 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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Book of Knowledge: Psychic Facts

Mrs. Nellie Beighle - 1903 - 572 pages
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