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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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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Author's ..., Issue 347

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1872
...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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The Garland of Poetry and Prose

Garland - 1872 - 170 pages
...Alas for love, if thou wert all, And nought beyond, O Earth ! FELICIA HF.MANS. 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 Sixth Reader

Lewis Baxter Monroe - 1872 - 440 pages
...tone must be elastic and full of life. To be natural it is not necessary to be dull. I. Gentle. 1. The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. 2. "How sweetly," said the trembling maid, Of her own gentle voice afraid So long hnd they in silence...
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The new hand-book of elocution

George Walter Baynham - 1873 - 324 pages
...behold Bertram's right, and Bertram's might, Meet on Ellangowan's height. Walter Scott. 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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Poems, Issue 665

Dorothea Maria Ogilvy - 1873 - 250 pages
...angel of beauty emerged from the wreck, Then I knew 'twas the genius of Spring ! THE SHADES OP EVE, " The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of light, As a feather is wafted downwards, From an Eagle on his flight." d& LOW fall the shades of eve,...
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Poems, Issue 665

Dorothea Maria Ogilvy - 1873 - 244 pages
...angel of beauty emerged from the wreck, Then I knew 'twas the genius of Spring ! THE SHADES OF EYE. " The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of light, As a feather is wafted downwards, From an Eagle on his flight." ! £5 LOW fall the shades of...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1874 - 798 pages
...fleet ! Maidenhood. O thou child of many prayers ! Life hath quicksands, life hath snares ! Ibid. The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. The Day is Done. A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only...
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Annual Report, Volume 44

Cincinnati (Ohio). Board of Education - 1874
...similes in the following quotations : "Springs upward like a pyramid of fire Into the wild expanse." " The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight." " Love is a sudden blaze which soon decays ; Friendship is like the sun's eternal rays; Not daily benefits...
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A Manual of Composition and Rhetoric: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

John Seely Hart - 1874 - 368 pages
...recent date is the following from Longfellow: The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wing of night, As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. RULE 3. Similes should not be drawn from objects with which ordinary readers are unacquainted. What...
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An Analysis of the English Language, Or, The Elements of Sentences in Their ...

Samuel Stillman Greene - 1874 - 323 pages
...phalanx that their antlers appeared at a distance over the ridge of the steep pass like a leafless grove. The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of the Night, As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. -) 820. From the preceding...
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