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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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Yale Book of American Verse

Thomas R. Lounsbury - 1912 - 570 pages
...And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall; [96] 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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Complete Works of Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D.

Thomas Smyth - 1912
...the evening lamps are lighted, And, like 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 me once more. He, the young and strong, who cherished Noble longings...
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Miscellanies, Volume 1

Augustus Hopkins Strong - 1912
...years of my life were spent, my memory recurs to the old meeting-house, with its seasons of revival. " The forms of the departed enter at the open door. The beloved, the truehearted come to visit me once more." I remember the joy with which these elders witnessed the...
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Wordsworth to Tennyson

William Stebbing - 1913
...offended by a lack of originality and profundity, as in Footsteps of Angels, when in the firelit dusk, the forms of the departed Enter at the open door ; The beloved, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more ; 4 in the reminiscence of a walk to church , with thee,...
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Standard Classic Reader: Book- for the -grade, Book 4

1914
...Dance upon the parlor wall; Then the forms of the departed 10 Enter at the open door; The beloved, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more. He,...strong, who cherished Noble longings for the strife, 13 By the roadside fell and perished, Weary with the march of life! They, the holy ones and weakly,...
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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Lenore MacAlarney - 1915 - 635 pages
...lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows 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 me once more ; He, the young and strong, who cherished Noble longings...
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American Poets and Their Theology

Augustus Hopkins Strong - 1916 - 485 pages
...lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows 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 me once more; They, the holy ones and weakly, Who the cross of suffering...
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Oh, Mary, be Careful!

George Weston - 1917 - 177 pages
...head! A great wave of relief swept over Mary and left her warm and weak. She raised the book again: Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door; The beloved, the true-hearted, Come to visit me once more 140 Again she suddenly lowered the book, and again...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 4

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1922
...lighted, And, like phantoms grim and tall, Shadows 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, He, the young and strong, who cherished Noble longings for the strife, By the roadside...
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Sidelights on American Literature

Fred Lewis Pattee - 1922 - 342 pages
...lighted, And like specters grim and tall, Shadows from the fitful firelight Dance upon the parlor wall, Then the forms of the departed Enter at the open door; The belov'd ones, the true-hearted Come to sit with me once more. And with them the being beauteous Who...
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