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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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Ladies Companion and Literary Expositor: A Monthly Magazine ..., Volumes 14-15

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 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...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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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1843 - 142 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...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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Readings in American Poetry: For the Use of Schools

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1843 - 264 pages
...Night Wake the better soul that slumber'd, To a holy, calm delight ; 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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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 13

United States - 1843
...romance. What can be more beautiful than those lines of Longfellow 1 " Ere the evening; lamps are lighted, And like phantoms, grim and 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 Democratic Review, Volume 13

United States - 1843
...romance. What can be more beautiful than those lines of Longfellow ? " Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And like phantoms, grim and 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 Mourner Comforted: Containing the Cypress Wreath

1844 - 256 pages
...Throned above ; Souls like thine with GOD inherit Life and lore 1 FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. HW LONGFELLOW. WHEN the hours of day are numbered, And the voices...holy, calm delight; Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Cance upon the parlor wall ; Then...
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The Mourner's Chaplet: An Offering of Sympathy for Bereaved Friends ...

John Keese - Sympathy - 1844 - 120 pages
...Throned above; Souls like thine with GOD inherit Life and love 1 FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. HW LONGFELLOW. WHEN the hours of day are numbered, And the voices...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 wall; Then...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 58

1863
...most powerful predisposing causes is solitude in the evening : " Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the...Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the true-hearted, Come to visit us once more."t The state of the atmosphere is well...
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