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" 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, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more... "
The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution ; Or, Illustrations, by Pen and ... - Page 555
by Benson John Lossing - 1851
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...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...Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour wall ; FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. 219 Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The...
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The pictorial field-book of the Revolution; or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - 1851
...When 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...And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the tit lui fire-light Dance upon the parlor wall," — LOXOFILLOW. Description of Washington's Head quarters...
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Selections from the Poets ...: For the Use of Schools

American poetry - 1852 - 183 pages
...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...tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlour wall ; •FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. Ill Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ;...
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Lyra Hellenica: or, Translations of passages from British poets into various ...

Edward Rupert Humphreys - 1852
...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...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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The Poets and Poetry of America: To the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1852 - 550 pages
...WIIES the hours of day are numbcr'J, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul that sluuiber'd To a holy, calm delight ; Ere the evening lamps are...like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful lire-li;ht Dance upon the parlour-wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The...
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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1852 - 228 pages
...the Night Wake the better soul, that slumbered, 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 parlour wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the true-hearted,...
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Voices from the Silent Land: Or, Leaves of Consolation for the Afflicted

Suffering - 1853 - 274 pages
...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...from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS. 75 The beloved, the...
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The Young Ladies' Elocutionary Reader: Containing a Selection of Reading Lessons

Anna U. Russell - Elocution - 1853 - 480 pages
...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...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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The Guardian, Volume 4

Conduct of life - 1853
...When the honra of day are numbered, And the Toices of the Bight Wake the better -mil. that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight, Ere the evening lamps are...and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance npon the parlor wall. Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door; The beloved, the true...
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Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853
...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, Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the true-hearted, Come to visit...
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