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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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Adventures and Achievements of Americans: A Series of Narratives ...

Henry Howe - Booksellers and bookselling - 1861 - 732 pages
...• 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...Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved ones, the true -hearted, Come to visit me once more; He, the young and stroug, who cherish'd...
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1861
...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...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...
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Introduction to the art of reading

J C. Graham - 1861
...opposite error of giving too theatrical a sound to the final consonant. EXERCISE 5. FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices...Wake the better soul that slumbered To a holy calm Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight,...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...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 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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Essays, Critical, Biographical, and Miscellaneous

Stephen Frederick Williams - Criticism - 1862 - 312 pages
...repining ; it is truthful and comforting. We find the same old thoughts in the Footsteps of Angels. " 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 parlour-wall ;...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862
...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...the forms of the departed Enter at the open door; The beloved, the true-hearted, Come to visit me oiice more ; He, the young and strong, who cherish'd...
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Lays of the pious minstrel, selections by J.B.H.

Lays, John Bawtree Harvey - 1862 - 348 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 Rose, the shamrock and the thistle, a magazine. Vol.1, June ..., Volume 6

1864
...forms are coming about me. It is often so with me in the twilight, " 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, the true-hearted...
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Poems of Religious Sorrow, Comfort, Counsel and Aspiration

Francis James Child - Religious poetry - 1863 - 204 pages
...gone before, More musical in that celestial air ? 94 Footsteps of Angels. FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. 'HEN the hours of day are numbered, And the voices of the...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: Foreign Literature, Volume 58

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 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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