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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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Songs of the soul, from the writings of British, Continental and ...

Songs - 1856
...TT7HEN 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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The Spirit Minstrel: A Collection of Hymns and Music for the Use of ...

J. B. Packard, J. S. Loveland - 1856 - 95 pages
...numbered, And the voices of the night, Wuki- the better soul Unit si umbered To a ho - ly, calm delight, 2. Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And like phantoms...Shadows from the fitful firelight 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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1856 - 764 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 of the Night Wake the hetter soul, that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight ; Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like...
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Hymns and Poems for the Sick and Suffering

Thomas Vincent Fosbery - 1857 - 400 pages
...the land of everlasting light. 170 ir!ii- fflommuntott of Saints; FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. HW LONGFELLOW. WHEN the hours of day are numbered, And the voices...tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight 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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Leisure Labors: Or, Miscellanies Historical, Literary, and Political

Joseph Beckham Cobb - 1858 - 408 pages
...discarded as caprice may suggest, or as invention may hold out. It is entitled, " Footsteps of Angels : " " When the hours of Day are numbered, And the Voices...Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall ; " Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the trne-hearted, Come...
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Leisure Labors

Joseph Beckham Cobb - 1858 - 408 pages
...discarded as caprice may suggest, or as invention may hold out. It is entitled, " Footsteps of Angels : " " When the hours of Day are numbered, And the Voices...like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful f relight Dance upon the parlor wall ; " Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The...
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Southern Presbyterian Review, Volume 10

1858
...Never ! Thou'rt with me waking— dreaming — ever I THE SPEAKING DEAD. BT HWIi IN 1,1 1:1 I 1 1 \v . When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices of the night Wake the better soul that -.lumbered, To a holy, calm delight ; Ere the evening lamps ore lighted, And, like phantoms grim ntul...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 740 pages
...the green earth, And took the flowers away. FOOTBTEFS OF A NGELS. When the hours of Day are unmbered, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul, that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight ; Ero the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light...
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The Evening of Life, Or, Light and Comfort Amid the Shadows of Declining Years

Jeremiah Chaplin - 1859 - 281 pages
...when all beside is riven — That Light shines down to man direct from heaven 1 FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. WHEN the hours of day are numbered, And the voices...Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door, The beloved ones, the true-hearted, Come...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. New complete ed., with ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1859
...thou shalt know ere long, Know how sublime a thing it is To suffei 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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