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" 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, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlor wall ; Then the forms of the departed... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 362
1839
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Tait's Edinburgh magazine, Volume 24

1857
...numbered, And the voices of the night Vt" . )v the better soul that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight. Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more. And with them the being beauteous, Who unto my youth...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 15

1849
...of that which I am trying to describe, that I cannot do better than quote a few stanzas of it " Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the true hearted, Come to visit me once more ; " And, with them, the Being Beauteous, WTio unto my...
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The Richmond County Mirror, Volume 3

1839
...numbered. And the Voices of the Night Wake the better soul that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight: 11. Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like phantoms...ones, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more. IV. He, the young and strong, who cherished Noble longings for the strife, By the road-side fell and...
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Selections from the American Poets, Issue 111

William Cullen Bryant - 1840 - 316 pages
...lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlour wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door...visit me once more ; He, the young and strong, who cherish'd Noble longings for the strife, By the roadside fell and perish'd, Weary with the march of...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 8

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1840
...fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour wall, Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door I The beloved ones, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more. He, the young and strong, who cherish 'd Noble longings for the strife, By the road-side fell, and perish'd, Weary with the march...
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The Bowdoin Poets

Edward Payson Weston - 1840 - 188 pages
...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 ones, the true-hearted, He, the young and strong, who cherished Noble longings for the strife, By the road-side fell and perished,...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1840 - 144 pages
...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, Come to visit me once more ; He, the young and strong, who cherished Noble longings...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1842 - 468 pages
...And, like phantoms grim and toll, Shadows from the fitful fire-light Dance upon the parlour-wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door...visit me once more ; He, the young and strong, who cherish'd Noble longings for the strife, By the road-side fell and perish'd, Weary with the mareh...
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Readings in American Poetry

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1843 - 264 pages
...lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlour wall ; Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door...visit me once more ; He, the young and strong, who cherish'd Noble longings for the strife, By the roadside fell and perish'd, Weary with the march of...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 13

1843
...lighted, And like phantoms, grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon my parlor wall ; " Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door,...ones, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more. " With a slow and noiseless footstep Comes the messenger divine, Takes the vacant chair beside me,...
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