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The Birth Of Christ
ALFRED TENNYSON The time draws near the birt...

The Felling Of The Tree
A swift mountain-flood rolling down its channel; a hu...

The Fir Tree
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN Out in the forest stood a pr...

The Christmas Masquerade
MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN ON Christmas Eve the Mayor...

A Christmas Carol
AUBREY DE VERE They leave the land of gems a...

A Christmas Piece
Of garnered rhyme, from hidden stores of olden time tha...

Inexhaustibility Of The Subject Of Christmas
LEIGH HUNT So many things have been said of late yea...





Carol






O Child of Mary's tender care!
O little Child so pure and fair!
Cradled within the manger hay
On that divine first Christmas day!
The hopes of every age and race
Are centered in Thy radiant face!

O Child whose glory fills the earth!
O little Child of lowly birth!
The shepherds, guided from afar,
Stood worshiping beneath the star,
And wise-men fell on bended knee
And homage offered unto Thee!

O Child of whom the angels sing!
O little Child, our Infant King!
What balm for every sorrow lies
Within those clear, illumined eyes!
O precious gift to mortals given
To win us heritage in Heaven!





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