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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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Hazen's Fourth Reader

Marshman William Hazen - Readers - 1895 - 420 pages
...numbered, And the voices of the night Wake the better soul that slumbered To a holy, calm delight 2. Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like. phantoms...from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor wall ; 3. Then the forms of the departed 4. He, the young and strong, who cherished Noble longings for the...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...mingled together. LONGFELLOW : Evangelau. When the hours of day are number'd, And the voices of the Xight Wake the better soul, that slumber'd, To a holy, calm...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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Seven American Classics: Irving, Cooper, Bryant, Hawthorne, Longfellow ...

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - Readers - 1880 - 218 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, the true-hearted, Come to...
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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 3

English poetry - 1896
...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, the true-hearted, Come to visit...
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The Treasury of American Sacred Song: With Notes Explanatory and Biographical

William Garrett Horder - American poetry - 1896 - 387 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 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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Hazen's Primer and First-[fifth] Reader, Book 4

Marshman William Hazen - Readers - 1895
...numbered, And the voices of the night Wake the better soul that slumbered To a holy, calm delight — 2. Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms...from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor wall ; 3. Then the forms of the departed 4. He, the young and strong, who cherished Noble longings for the...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 pages
...wrath, The Reaper came that day ; Twas an angel visited the green earth, And took the flowers away. Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms...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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Introduction to American Literature: Including Illustrative Selections, with ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - American literature - 1897 - 498 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, the true-hearted, Come to visit...
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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 46

Education - 1897
...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, the true-hearted, Come to visit...
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Lincoln Literary Collection, Designed for School-room and Family Circle

John Piersol McCaskey - American literature - 1897 - 576 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, the true hearted, Come to visit...
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