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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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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 25-26

1858
...exquisite poem, where he says at commencement, " The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wing of night ; As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in its flight." Had his image stopped with the second line, suggestive and acceptable, all would have...
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Beulah

Augusta Jane Evans - 1859 - 518 pages
...standing on the hearth, with her hands behind her, slowly repeated the beautiful lines, beginning : " The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight." Her voice was low and musical, and as she concluded the short poem which seemed so singularly suited...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. New complete ed., with ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1859
...Till at length in books recorded, They, like hoarded Household words, no more depart. 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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ADVENTURES AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF AMERICANS;

HENRY HOWE - 1859 - 748 pages
...heaven's long age of bliss shall pay For all his children suffer here. THE DAY IS DONE. HW 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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Beulah

Augusta Jane Evans - 1860 - 528 pages
...standing on the hearth, with her hands behind her, slowly repeated the beautiful lines, beginning : " The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...night, As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle iu his flight." Her voice was low and musical, and as she concluded the short poem which seemed so...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Gilbert - 1860 - 450 pages
...the shifting Currents of the restless heart ; Till at length in hooks reeorded, THE DAY IS DONE. THK day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of Night, As a feather is wafted downwaid From an eagle in his flight. I see the lights of the village Gleam through the rain and the...
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The Intellectual Observer, Volume 5

1864 - 540 pages
...light," and nothing more. All "Intellectual Observers" know Longfellow's exquisite poem beginning " The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of light, As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in its flight :" and as they repeat the last two...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1863 - 438 pages
...Till at length in books recorded, They, like hoarded Household words, no more depart. 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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Essays and poems, selected from the literary remains of F. Hinde

Frederick Hinde - 1864 - 124 pages
...America. The first constitutes the opening of his good lyric, " The Day is Done : " it stands thus : " The Day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...wafted downward From an eagle in his flight ; " and the second closes that beautiful and airy production, the whole of which is strongly marked by delicacy...
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The complete poetical works [&c.].

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1864
...Till at length in books recorded, They, like hoarded Household words, no more depart. 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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