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" I hear in the chamber above me The patter of little feet, The sound of a door that is opened, And voices soft and sweet. From my study I see in the lamplight, Descending the broad hall stair, Grave Alice and laughing Allegra, And Edith with golden hair. "
Merill's Word and Sentence Book: A Practical Speller Designed to Teach the ... - Page 30
by James Ormond Wilson - 1902 - 189 pages
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A Hand-book of English Literature

Francis Henry Underwood - 1893 - 640 pages
...lower, Comes a pause in the day's occupations, That is known as the Children's Hour. From my study I sec in the lamplight, Descending the broad hall stair,...Alice, and laughing Allegra, And Edith with golden hair. I hear in the chamber above me The patter of little feet, The sound of a door that is opened,...
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The Children's Hour and Other Poems: Paul Revere's Ride and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1894 - 200 pages
...above me The patter of little feet, The sound of a door that is opened, And voices soft and sweet. From my study I see in the lamplight, Descending the...Alice, and laughing Allegra, And Edith with golden hair. A whisper, and then a silence : Yet I know by their merry eyes, They are plotting and planning...
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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 3

1896
...above me The patter of little feet, The sound of a door that is opened, And voices soft and sweet. From my study I see in the lamplight, Descending the...Alice, and laughing Allegra, And Edith with golden hair. A whisper, and then a silence : Yet I know by their merry eyes They are plotting and planning...
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The Reformed Church Review

1907 - 616 pages
...above me The patter of little feet, The sound of a door that is opened, And voices soft and sweet. From my study I see in the lamplight, Descending the...Alice, and laughing Allegra, And Edith with golden hair. Do you think, O blue eyed banditti, Because you have scaled the wall, Such an old mustache as...
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The Public-school Journal: Devoted to the Theory and Art of ..., Volume 17

1898
...chamber above me, The patter of little feet, The sound of a door that Is open. And voices soft and sweet. "From my study I see In the lamplight Descending the...Alice and laughing Allegra, And Edith with golden hair." Mr. Longfellow wrote these pretty verses about his children. He did not mention the boys,...
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Complete Poetical Works, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1899 - 456 pages
...above me The patter of little feet, The sound of a door that is opened, And voices soft and sweet. From my study I see in the lamplight, Descending the...Alice, and laughing Allegra, And Edith with golden hair. A whisper, and then a silence : Yet I know by their merry eyes They are plotting and planning...
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Four American Poets: William Cullen Bryant, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John ...

Sherwin Cody - 1899 - 264 pages
...The sound of a door that is opened, And voices soft and sweet. From my study I see in the lamp light, Descending the broad hall stair, Grave Alice, and laughing Allegra, And Edith with golden hair. In 1861, twenty years before the poet himself died, Mrs. Longfellow was burned to death. She...
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An American Anthology, 1787-1900: Selections Illustrating the Editor's ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1900 - 968 pages
...above me The patter of little feet, The sound of a door that is opened, And voices soft and sweet. eek; To meet thy smiles of tenderness, And c hair. A whisper, and then a silence: Yet I know by their merry eyes They are plotting and planning...
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A Modern English Grammar

Huber Gray Buehler - 1900 - 308 pages
...wrought, Whene'er is spoken a noble thought, Our hearts, in glad surprise, To higher levels rise. 14. In my study I see in the lamplight, Descending the broad...Grave Alice and laughing Allegra And Edith with golden hair. \ id. (GENERAL REVIEW.) Analyze the following sentences : I. I came to a shady spot where...
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New Outlook, Volume 124

1920
...to us. If it isnt an Eastnian, it isnt a Kodak EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY, ROCHESTER, NEW YORK. 220 221 "Descending the broad hall stair, Grave Alice, and laughing Allegra, And Edith with golden hair." THE CHILDREN'S HOU It Where but in a home of your own will you find opportunity for whole'...
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