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Christmas In The Alley
OLIVE THORNE MILLER "I DECLARE for 't, to-morrow i...

The Greatest Of These
JOSEPH MILLS HANSON THE outside door swung open su...

Masters In This Hall
ANONYMOUS To Bethlem did they go, the shephe...

So Now Is Come Our Joyfulst Feast
GEORGE WITHER So, now is come our joyfulst f...

A Carol
And here's a Christmas carol meant for children, and...

On Santa Claus
GEORGE A. BAKER, JR. Brave old times those were. In ...

Santa Claus
ANON He comes in the night! He comes in the ...





A Hymn On The Nativity Of My Saviour






BEN JONSON

I sing the birth was born to-night
The author both of life and light;
The angels so did sound it.
And like the ravished shepherds said,
Who saw the light, and were afraid,
Yet searched, and true they found it.

The Son of God, th' eternal king,
That did us all salvation bring,
And freed the soul from danger;
He whom the whole world could not take,
The Word, which heaven and earth did make,
Was now laid in a manger.

The Father's wisdom willed it so,
The Son's obedience knew no No,
Both wills were in one stature;
And as that wisdom had decreed,
The Word was now made flesh indeed,
And took on him our nature.

What comfort by him do we win,
Who made himself the price of sin,
To make us heirs of glory!
To see this babe all innocence;
A martyr born in our defence:
Can man forget the story?





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