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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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The Fireside Encyclopedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1901 - 1027 pages
...matron, and the blushing maid, Forced from their homes, a melancholy WHEN the hours of day are number'd. many are you, then," said I, " If they two are in Heaven?" The littl : To traverse climes beyond the western main, Ere the evening lamps are lighted, Where wild Oswego...
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Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 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 lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tail, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor wall ; Then the forms of the departed...
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H. W. Longfellow and W. C. Bryant

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1902 - 714 pages
...WEEN 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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Seers of the Ages: Embracing Spiritualism Past and Present, Doctrines Stated ...

James Martin Peebles - Spiritualism - 1903 - 376 pages
...the dead and of the absent Come floating up before me." ***** "When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices of the night Wake the better soul that...the fitful fire-light, Dance upon the parlor wall — Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved ones, the true hearted, Come...
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Seers of the Ages: Embracing Spiritualism Past and Present, Doctrines Stated ...

James Martin Peebles - 1903 - 376 pages
...before me." ***** "When the hours of day are numbered, And the voices of the night Wake the better soal that slumber'd, To a holy, calm delight ; Ere the...the fitful fire-light, Dance upon the parlor wall — Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved ones, the true hearted, Come...
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English & American Literature, Studies in Literary Criticism ..., Volume 4

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1903
...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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Introduction to American Literature: Including Illustrative Selections, with ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - American literature - 1903 - 550 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 Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Early poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1903
...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 World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...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 ones, the true-hearted, Come...
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Poetical Works, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1904
...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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