Quotation by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I heard the trailing garments of the Night
Sweep through her marble halls!
I saw her sable skirts all fringed with light
From the celestial walls!
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1809–1882), U.S. poet. Hymn to the Night (l. 1–4). . .

Oxford Book of American Verse, The. F. O. Matthiessen, ed. (1950) Oxford University Press.
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