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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... "
The Humbler Poets: A Collection of Newspapers and Periodical Verse, 1870 to 1885 - Page 198
1885 - 459 pages
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Selections from the American Poets, Issue 111

William Cullen Bryant - 1840 - 316 pages
...and be strong. FOOTSTEPS OP ANGELS. WHEN the hours of Day are number'd, And the voices of the Night Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms...tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlour wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved ones, the true-hearted,...
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Ladies Companion and Literary Expositor: A Monthly Magazine ..., Volumes 14-15

William W. Snowden, Lydia Howard Sigourney, Emma Catherine Embury - 1841
...conjure up dreams and reveries that would seem idle and childish beneath the gnrUh light of day. " When the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the Night Wake the bolter eotil thai slumbered, To a holy, culm delight. "Ere the evening Inmps are lighted, And like...
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The Ladies' Companion, Volumes 14-15

1841
...conjure up dreams and reveries that would seem idle and childish beneath the parish lichtof day. " When the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the \ight \Vke the hotter soul ilini slumbered, To a holy, culm delight. "Then the formi of the departed,...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1842 - 468 pages
...ANGELS. the hours of day are numberM, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul that slumber'd To a holy, calm delight ; Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and toll, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour-wall ; Then the forms of the departed...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 8

1843
...often experienced what has been thus sweetly expressed by one of our own most feeling poets ? — " When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices...Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor wall ; Then the forma of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved ones, the true-hearted,...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1843 - 144 pages
...thou 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...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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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1843 - 476 pages
...WHEK 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 parlour-wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved ones, the true-hearted,...
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Readings in American Poetry

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1843 - 264 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...tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlour wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved ones, the true-hearted,...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 13

1843
...charms to American poetry and romance. What can be more beautiful than those lines of Longfellow ? " Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And like phantoms,...tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon my parlor wall ; " Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door, The beloved ones, the true-hearted,...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 13

1843
...charms to American poetry and romance. What can be more beautiful than those lines of Longfellow 1 " Ere the evening; lamps are lighted, And like phantoms,...tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon my parlor wall ; " Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door, The beloved ones, the true-hearted,...
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