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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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742 Heart Warming Poems

1982 - 348 pages
...bier and the shroud- Oh! why should the spirit of mortal be proud? William Knox 269. 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 Reviews

Library of America, Edgar Allan Poe, Gary Richard Thompson - 1984 - 1572 pages
...nevertheless, embodies a fault of illustration which Mr. Longfellow often commits; ó let us quote the verses: i The single feather is imperfectly illustrative of the omniprevalcnt darkness ó but our more especial...
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Words that Taste Good

Bill Moore - 1987 - 180 pages
...turn lead into gold. The opening of Longfellow's poem "The Day Is Done" is well known, and deservedly: The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW Well-known, quotable Longfellow. The end of this poem is one most people...
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Selected Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1988 - 442 pages
...the burning chords, ó "For evermore, for evermore, The reign of violence is o'er!" 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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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - 1992 - 226 pages
...poem for his daughter Edith, whose gold hair is mentioned in "The Children's Hour." 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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Man of the Family

Ralph Moody - 1993 - 276 pages
...deeper as Lady plodded along, and Muriel had me say over, at least three times, the poem that goes: "The day is done, and the darkness falls from the wings of Night ..." I didn't ask any of them not to tell Mother how close a call we'd had. I just knew they never...
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Nineteenth-Century American Poetry

Various - 1996 - 496 pages
...Till the vast Temple of our liberties A shapeless mass of wreck and rubbish lies. 1842 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. 5 I see the lights of the village Gleam through the rain and the mist, And a feeling of sadness comes...
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Literary Theory and Criticism

Edgar Allan Poe, Leonard Cassuto - 1999 - 228 pages
...shall present for your consideration, than by the citation of the Proem to Mr. Longfellow's "Waif:" 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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In My Fatherís Arms: A Sonís Story of Sexual Abuse

Walter A. de Milly, Walter de Milly - 1999 - 144 pages
...came to the county courtroom for the awards ceremony. My minister gave a speech, quoting Longfellow: The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. I am told that my minister challenged me to become an inspiration, to soar through storms, to achieve...
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Sight & Sound: Naturbilder in der englischen und amerikanischen Romantik

Frank Mehring - 2001 - 194 pages
...seaIn her tomb by the sounding sea. "The Day is Done" (1844) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) The day is done, and the darkness, Falls from the wings of Night, As the feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. I see the lights of the village Gleam through...
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