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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... "
Common-school Literature, English and American: With Several Hundred ... - Página 124
por James Willis Westlake - 1876 - 156 páginas
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms

Merriam-Webster, Inc - 1984 - 940 páginas
...implies a ray which shines through an intervening medium or against a background of relative darkness <I see the lights of the village gleam through the rain and mist — Longfellow) <a light gleamed through the chinks in the wall— Dickens) <his dislike of me...
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Words that Taste Good

Bill Moore - 1987 - 175 páginas
...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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Man of the Family

Ralph Moody - 1993 - 272 páginas
...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

William C. Spengemann, Jessica F. Roberts - 1996 - 447 páginas
...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 - 193 páginas
...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...the mist. And a feeling of sadness comes o'er me. Thai my soul cannot resist; A feeling of sadness and longing. That is not akin to pain, And resembles...
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In My Father’s Arms: A Son’s Story of Sexual Abuse

Walter A. de Milly - 1999 - 144 páginas
...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...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 - 189 páginas
...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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Democratic Voices and Vistas: American Literature from Emerson to Lanier

Darrel Abel - 2002 - 540 páginas
...that tell of saddest thought." Poe relished it for this mood, and for the delicacy of its imagery: The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings...Night, As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in its flight. In its concluding stanzas Longfellow described the kind of poetry which he and his readers...
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The City Slicker Chicken, and Other Tales

Moneca Wilson - 2003 - 126 páginas
...those old misleading cliches: "dusk falls," "night falls?" Even Longfellow had the audacity to say: "Darkness falls from the wings of night, as a feather is wafted downward." It is difficult to change false beliefs, Lord knows, and this misinformation - that darkness descends...
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The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery

Irene Gammel - 2005 - 305 páginas
...told him that dreadful story about the same process. It was simply awful. 'I saw Murray's pale light Gleam through the rain and the mist, And a feeling...sadness comes o'er me That my soul cannot resist.' We had a nice drive, though, and laughed a great deal as usual. NL June 7, 1903 Here I am at home again...
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