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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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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 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...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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Poetical Works, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1897
...the honn of day are numbered, And the soul-like voice of night Wakes the better soul that slumbered To a holy calm delight ; Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like spectres grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall, — Then the...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 15

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...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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Authors' Birthdays: Containing Exercises for the Celebration of the ...

Charles William Bardeen - Authors, American - 1898 - 359 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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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 15

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...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...phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the true-hearted, Come to visit...
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Four American Poets: William Cullen Bryant, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John ...

Sherwin Cody - Poets, American - 1899 - 254 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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the humbler poets a collection of newspaper and periodical verse

slason thompson - 1899
...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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Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1901 - 443 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...
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Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1901 - 371 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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The Courtship of Miles Standish

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Massachusetts - 1901 - 224 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 e.vening 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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