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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... "
Parsing Book: Containing a Brief Course of Syntax, Together with Selections ... - Page 49
by Allen Hayden Weld - 1860 - 128 pages
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Tait's Edinburgh magazine, Volume 24

1857
...in a single day. 16 BROKEN MEMORIES. Broken memories of innny a heart Woven into one. — Skettey. When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices of the night Vt" . )v the better soul that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight. Then the forms of the departed Enter...
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The Richmond County Mirror, Volume 3

New York (N.Y.) - 1839
...cares and woes, Seems less like earth than heaven. From the Knickerbocker. VOICES OF THE NIGHT. I. When the hours of Day are numbered. And the Voices...better soul that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight: 11. Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Digital images - 1839 - 144 pages
...shall 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...calm delight ; Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour wall ;...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 13

1839
...Nicht Wake the belter soul that slumbered, To n holy, calm delight i Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor wall: in. Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open doors The beloved ones, the true-hearted,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 13

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1839
...'AP l A LU OF DUTs. WHEH the hours of Day sre numbered, And the Voices of the Nieht Wake the belter 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 upen the parlor wall: Then...
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The Bowdoin Poets

Edward Payson Weston - American poetry - 1840 - 188 pages
...In graceful numbers flow, Giving new zest to pleasure, FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. BY HENRY W. LONGFELLOW. WHEN the hours of day are numbered, And the voices...calm delight ; Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor wall ; Then...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - American fiction - 1840
...Learn to labor and to wait." — pp. 5-7. Or that exquisite and tender poem, the "Footsteps of Angels." "When the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices...calm delight ; " Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour wall ;...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 10; Volume 28

Theology - 1840
...readers another example, to confirm the opinion we have undertaken to express. " FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. " When the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices...calm delight ; " Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like shadows grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour wall ; "...
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Selections from the American Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1840 - 316 pages
...WHEN the hours of Day are number'd, And the voices of the Night Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and 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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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 8

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1840
...night Wake the better soul, that slumberM, 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 parlour wall, Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ! The beloved ones, the true-hearted,...
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