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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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Common-school Literature, English and American: With Several Hundred ...

James Willis Westlake - 1876 - 168 pages
...a breath, And the flowers that grow between. LONGFRLLOW : The Reaper and the Flowers. Rvtntnf.\ CH. 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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Analysis of sentences

Analysis - 1876 - 72 pages
...may, Old Time is still a-flying; And that same flower that blooms to-day To-morrow shall be dying. 23. The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of night. As a feather is wafted downwards I'rom an eagle in its flight. 27. I sat and watched her many a day. When her eyes grew dim'and...
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Beulah: A Novel

Augusta Jane Evans - 1879 - 532 pages
...hands behind her, slowly repeated the beautiful lines, beginning : "The day is done, and the darknes* Falls from the wings of night, As a 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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Works, Volume 2

Edgar Allan Poe - 1876
...by the citation of the Pr8eĞi to Mr. Longfellow's "Waif" : THK day is done, and the darkness P'alls from the wings of Night, As a feather is wafted downward .From an Eagle in his night. I see the lights of the village Gleam through the rain and the mist, And a feeling of sadness...
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Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best Monor Poems ...

1876 - 508 pages
...loved. MRS. FELICIA HF.MANS. The Day is Done. 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. I see the lights of the village Gleam through the rain and the mist ; And a feeling of sadness comes...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - 1877 - 340 pages
...Sweet DAY, so cool, so calm, so bright. The bridal of the earth and sky. — G. HERRERT, Virtue. — The DAY is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. — LONGFELLOW, Tfa Day is Done, Days. — My DAVS are in the yellow leaf ; The flowers ar:d frult-à...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Reprinted from the Revised ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1877 - 584 pages
...sweet echoes multiplied, Still the birds repeat the legend, And the name of Vogelweid. 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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Practical Guide to English Versification: With a Compendious Dictionary of ...

Tom Hood - 1877 - 348 pages
...land." — Longfellow, Building of the Ship. Sometimes the two are united in one passage, as in — ' ' The darkness Falls from the wings of night, As a feather is wafted downward." — Longfellow, The Day is Done. The last line is a simile, but " the wings of night " is metaphorical....
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One Summer

Blanche Willis Howard - 1877 - 296 pages
...smiled at his eagerness. " It is very pretty, Gem. What is it ? " " A eagle's." " An eagle's, really ? ' As a feather is wafted downward from an eagle in his flight,' " she repeated dreamily, standing in the open doorway and glancing far up above the elm-tops, as if...
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Sword Scrapbook

1980 - 236 pages
...comes.-George Mueller '-Ğ '- b nevertheless The Day Is Done The day K done, and the darkness Foils from the wings of Night As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. I see the lights of the villages Gleam through the rain an* the mist, And a feeling of sadness tomes...
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