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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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VOICES OF THE DEAD

JOHN CUMMING - 1854
...eloquently, and in the midst of us. In the words of a beautiful poet, whom I have before quoted : " When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices...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, Come...
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Exercitationes iambicć; or Progressive exercises in Greek iambic verse

Edward Rupert Humphreys - 1854
...recesses mortals shall come to judgment." EXERCISE XVIII. " The Footsieps of Angels" by LONGFELLOW. 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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Poems ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1854
...know ere long, Know how sublime a thing it is To suffer and be strong. FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. WHEN tne hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the Night...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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Odd Fellows' Literary Casket, Volumes 1-2

1854
...last breath : ' Vergiss mein »cA//'( Forget me not!) TO! 1 — 8 ai gngtls. When the hours of day arc numbered. And the voices of the night Wake the better...Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall — Theu the forms of the departed Enter the open door; The beloved, the true-hearted. Come to...
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Voices of the Dead

John Cumming - 1854 - 302 pages
...eloquently, and in the midst of us. In the words of a beautiful poet, whom I have before quoted : " When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices...soul that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight; " Ere tho evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With prefatory notice

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855 - 640 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 poetical works of H.W. Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855
...shalt know ere long, Know how sublime a thing it is To suffer and be strong. FOOTSTEPS OP ANGELS. WHE^ 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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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855 - 927 pages
...know ere long, Know how sublime a thing it is To suffer and be strong. FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. WHEN tne hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the Night...holy, calm delight; Ere the evening lamps are lighted, > Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the true-hearted, Come to visit...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1856 - 400 pages
...shalt know ere long; Know how sublime a thing it is To suffer and be strong. FOOTSTEPS OF ANUELS. WHKN the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the...holy, calm delight; Ere the evening lamps are lighted, Anil, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour wall ;...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...WHEN the hours of day are numhered, And the voices of the night Wake the hetter soul,1 that slumhered, To a holy, calm delight ; Ere the evening lamps are...Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour wall ; FOOTSTEPS OF ANOELS. 273 Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The...
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