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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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The Churchman's companion, Volumes 9-10

...bright, happy " country home," — who rejoice to trace "" the footsteps of angels," — who feel that " When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices...better soul that slumbered To a holy calm delight ; ***** " Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door, — The beloved, the true-hearted,...
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The Hemans Reader for Female Schools: Containing Extracts in Prose and Poetry

Timothy Stone Pinneo - Readers (Secondary) - 1847 - 480 pages
...knelt on that sad spot, And weeping, blessed the God who gave Strength to forsake it not ! MRS. HEHAHS. 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 firelight Dance upon the parlor wall ; Then...
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The Lady's Token, Or Gift of Friendship

Cotesworth Pinckney - Friendship - 1848 - 128 pages
...hither — FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. WHEN the hours of day are numbered, And the voice of the night Wakes 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 wall ; Then...
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The Lady's Token, Or Gift of Friendship

Cotesworth Pinckney - Friendship - 1848 - 128 pages
...Wakes 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 wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door, The beloved ones — the true-hearted,...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 17

Literature - 1851
...of the first ís the universally popular poem of " The Footsteps of Angels." The scene begins with "And like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall." This is indicated in the back ground. The middle ground represents " The. forms of the...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 6

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1848
...Wake tiie hetter soul that slumtiered, To a holy, calm delight— Ere the evening lamps arc lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows, from the fitful fire-light, Dance upon the parlor wall — Then the forme of the departed Enter at the open door; The ileloved ones, the true...
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850
...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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Hymns and Poems for the Sick and Suffering

Hymns, Thomas Vincent Fosbery - Hymns, English - 1850 - 400 pages
...Into the land of everlasting light. Cfir Communion of Saints ; FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. HW 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 firelight Dance upon the parlour wall ; Then...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 20

1850
...have not for many a long day read anything more affecting than — ••Tin: FOOTSTEPS OF AUGELS. " 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 firelight Dance upon the parlor wall : "...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 20

1850
...we hare not for many a long day read anything more affecting than — " THE FOOTSTEPS OF AKGELS. " 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 firelight Dance upon the parlor wall : "...
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