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A Christmas Carol
JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL What means this glory r...

A Hymn On The Nativity Of My Saviour
BEN JONSON I sing the birth was born to-nigh...

Song Of The Holly
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Blow, blow thou wint...

Christmas Carol
PHILLIPS BROOKS The earth has grown old with...

Christmas At Fezziwig's Warehouse
CHARLES DICKENS "YO HO! my boys," said Fezziwig. "...

The Shepherd's Song
EDMUND BOLTON Sweet music, sweeter far ...

Church Decking At Christmas
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH Would that our scrupulous...





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ANON

Once in Royal David's city
Stood a lowly cattle shed,
Where a mother laid her baby
In a manger for His bed.
Mary was that mother mild,
Jesus Christ that little child.

He came down to earth from Heaven,
Who is God and Lord of all.
And his shelter was a stable,
And his cradle was a stall.
With the poor and mean and lowly,
Lived on earth our Saviour Holy.

And our eyes at last shall see Him
Through His own redeeming love,
For that child so dear and gentle
Is our Lord in Heaven above;
And He leads His children on
To the place where He is gone.

Not in that poor, lowly stable,
With the oxen standing by,
We shall see Him; but in Heaven,
Set at God's right hand on high,
When, like stars, His children crowned
All in white, shall wait around.





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