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Hang Up The Baby's Stocking
[Emily Huntington Miller] Hang up the baby's...

Sery
RICHARD WATSON GILDER With wild surprise ...

The Festival Of St Nicholas
MARY MAPES DODGE We all know how, before the Christm...

Christmas Bells
ANON There are sounds in the sky when the ye...

The Boar's Head Carol
(Sung at Queen's College, Oxford.) The boar'...

The Smuggler
It was the latter end of the month of November, when ...

Stand And Wait
I. CHRISTMAS EVE. "They've come! they've come!"...





Christmas






NAHUM TATE

While shepherds watch'd their flocks by night,
All seated on the ground,
The angel of the Lord came down,
And glory shone around.

Fear not, said he (for mighty dread
Had seized their troubled mind);
Glad tidings of great joy I bring
To you and all mankind.

To you, in David's town, this day
Is born of David's line
The Saviour who is Christ the Lord;
And this shall be the sign:

The heavenly Babe you there shall find
To human view display'd,
All meanly wrapt in swathing bands,
And in a manger laid.

Thus spake the Seraph; and forthwith
Appear'd a shining throng
Of angels, praising God, and thus
Address'd their joyful song:

All glory be to God on high,
And to the earth be peace;
Good-will henceforth from heaven to men
Begin, and never cease!





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