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" Stoop o er me from above ; The calm, majestic presence of the Night, As of the one I love. I heard the sounds of sorrow and delight, The manifold, soft chimes, That fill the haunted chambers of the Night, Like some old poet's rhymes. "
Voices of the Night - Pagina 7
door Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1840 - 144 pagina’s
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Burton's Gentleman's Magazine and American Monthly Review, Volumes 6-7

William Evans Burton, Edgar Allan Poe - 1840
...personified Night. Even in the first stanza this difficulty occurs — enfeebling all. The words — I heard the trailing garments of the Night Sweep through her marble halls — convey us to a palace tenanted by the sable-draperied, by the corporate Night. But the lines I...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 6,Nummer 1840

1840
...personified Night. Even in the first stanza this difflculty occurs — enfeebling all. The words — I heard the trailing garments of the Night Sweep through her marble lralls — convey us to a palace tenanted by the sable-druperied, by the corporate Night. But the lines...
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The Southern Quarterly Review

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1842
...Hymn to the Night ? " Read it once, and its melody haunts the heart lorever : " HYMN TO THE NIGHT. I heard the trailing garments of the Night Sweep through her marble halls ! I saw her sahle skirts all fringed with light From the celestial walls ! I felt her presence, by its spell of...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volumes 16-17

1849
...steps on the threshold of the inn, whence a jocund peal was ringing, we paused, and suddenly — " We heard the trailing garments of the night Sweep through her marble halls ; We saw her sable skirts all fringed with light From her celestial walls ; We felt her presence, by...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 17

1849
...steps on the threshold of the inn, whence a jocund peal was ringing, we paused, and suddenly — " We heard the trailing garments of the night Sweep through her marble halls ; We saw lier sable skirts all fringed with light From her celestial walls ; We felt her presence,...
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - 1850 - 365 pagina’s
...there is an instance of bad taste in the selection of metaphors, which rarely happens to our author. " I heard the trailing garments of the night Sweep through...all fringed with light From the celestial walls." He redeems this artificial imagery by the following verse : " I felt her presence, by its spell of...
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - 1850 - 365 pagina’s
...there is an instance of bad taste in the selection of metaphors, which rarely happens to our author. BI heard the trailing garments of the night Sweep through...all fringed with light From the celestial walls." He redeems this artificial imagery by the following verse : " I felt her presence, by its spell of...
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The Belfast Queen's College Calendar

Queen's University of Belfast - 1852
...his good proved ill in me, And wrought but malice. — MII/TON. Or, into Latin Sapphics or Alcaics : I heard the trailing garments of the night Sweep through...above ; The calm, majestic presence of the night, I heard the sounds of sorrow and delight, The manifold soft chimes, That fill the haunted chambers...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1851 - 546 pagina’s
...delight, All solemn Voices of the Night, That can soothe thee, or affright, — HYMN TO THE NIGHT. I HEARD the trailing garments of the Night Sweep through her marble halla ! I saw her sable skirts all fringed with light From the celestial walls ! I felt her presence,...
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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1852 - 228 pagina’s
...affright, — Be these henceforth thy theme." HYMN TO THE NIGHT. 'A<77ra<T/jj, rpi'AXiorof. I IIEAED the trailing garments of the Night Sweep through her marble halls ! I felt her presence, by its spell of might, Stoop o'er me from ahove ; The calm, majestic presence of...
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