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" The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of Night, As a feather is wafted downward From an Eagle in his flight. I see the lights of the village Gleam through the rain and the mist, And a feeling of sadness comes o'er me That my soul cannot... "
Merill's Word and Sentence Book: A Practical Speller Designed to Teach the ... - Page 134
by James Ormond Wilson - 1902 - 189 pages
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Democratic Voices and Vistas: American Literature from Emerson to Lanier

Darrel Abel - 2002 - 539 pages
...that tell of saddest thought." Poe relished it for this mood, and for the delicacy of its imagery: The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...Night, As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in its flight. In its concluding stanzas Longfellow described the kind of poetry which he and his readers...
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Favorite American Poems

Paul Negri - 2002 - 146 pages
...forever and a day, Till the walls shall crumble to ruin, And moulder in dust away! The Day Is Done As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. I see the lights of the village Gleam through the rain and the mist, And a feeling of sadness comes...
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The New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings ...

Steven Gould Axelrod, Camille Roman, Thomas J. Travisano - 2003 - 736 pages
...yearnings and ambitions. Longfellow would later translate the complete Divine Comedy. The Day Is Done The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. I see the lights of the village Gleam through the rain and the mist, And a feeling of sadness comes...
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The City Slicker Chicken, and Other Tales

Moneca Wilson - 2003 - 134 pages
...those old misleading cliches: "dusk falls," "night falls?" Even Longfellow had the audacity to say: "Darkness falls from the wings of night, as a feather is wafted downward." It is difficult to change false beliefs, Lord knows, and this misinformation - that darkness descends...
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Inspired English: Raising Test Scores and Writing Effectiveness Through ...

Lorraine LaCroix - 2005 - 161 pages
...after discussion of the reading: 74 INSPIRED ENGLISH The Day Is Done by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The day is done. and the darkness Falls from the wings...feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. I see the lights of the village Gleam through the rain and the mist. And a feeling of sadness comes...
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To be a Playwright

Janet Neipris - 2005 - 266 pages
...leather-bound volume of The Rubiyat of Omar Khayam, and it was inscribed with one of the verses: To my darling, "And the night shall be filled with music And the cares that infect the day Shall fold their tents like the Arabs And silently steal away." The pages were lined...
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Secrets Of The Savanna: Twenty-three Years in the African Wilderness ...

Mark Owens, Delia Owens - 2007 - 272 pages
...Kakule Club. Just another aging male hanging out in the park with his cronies. I ZL DELIA Too MUCH SUGAR The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...feather is wafted downward, From an eagle in his flight. H EN RY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW The mountains are no more fixed than the stars. AN NIE Dl LLARD THE...
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In Search of the Hidden Treasure

George Rapanos - 2006 - 295 pages
...Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold. Joseph Parry 152 The Day Is Done The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. I see the lights of the village Gleam through the rain and the mist, And a feeling of sadness comes...
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Time: Friend Or Foe?

Rex Hickox - 2006 - 140 pages
...over. He replied, "I would chose to be the man George Bernard Shaw could have been, but never was!" The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of night As a feather is wafted downward From the eagle in his flight, And the night shall be filled with music And the cares that infest the day...
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A Child's Book of Poems

2007 - 134 pages
...here : Turned to flowers, still they be Yellow, marked for jealousy. Robert Herrick THE DAY IS DONE The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. I see the lights of the village Gleam through the rain and the mist, And a feeling of sadness comes...
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