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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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Hymns and Poems for the Sick and Suffering

Thomas Vincent Fosbery - Christian poetry - 1857 - 400 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 : Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the true-hearted,...
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Leisure Labors: Or, Miscellanies Historical, Literary, and Political

Joseph Beckham Cobb - American literature - 1858 - 408 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...from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall ; " Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the trne-hearted, Come to...
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Leisure Labors

Joseph Beckham Cobb - American literature - 1858 - 408 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...like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful f relight Dance upon the parlor wall ; " Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 pages
...unmbered, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul, that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight ; Ero the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms...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 trne-hearted,...
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ADVENTURES AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF AMERICANS;

HENRY HOWE - 1859
...LONGFELLOW. Born at Portland in 1807—Professor in Harvard University. When the hours of day are n umber'd, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul that...grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Danee upon the parlor-wall; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved ones,...
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The Evening of Life, Or, Light and Comfort Amid the Shadows of Declining Years

Jeremiah Chaplin - Old age in literature - 1859 - 281 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, The beloved ones, the true-hearted, Come to...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. New complete ed., with ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1859
...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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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 pages
...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 lighted. And, like phantoms grim and tall, fihadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor-wall ; Then the forma of the departed Enter...
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The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution: Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1860
...the inspiration ' a child of song. WASHINGTON'S UKAD-«UABTM 1 When the hours of Day are nuraber'd, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul that...wall," — LONGFELLOW, Description of Washington's Ilcail quarters at Cambridge. Phillls, the black Poet. Washington'» Letter to Fhiffii. then to the...
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School-room poetry [ed. by S.R.].

Schoolroom poetry, S. R. - 1860
...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...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...
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