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A Christmas Lullaby
JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS Sleep, baby, sleep! T...

Carol
O Child of Mary's tender care! O little Child ...

Why The Chimes Rang
RAYMOND MC ALDEN THERE was once in a faraway count...

The Shepherds
WILLIAM DRUMMOND, OF HAWTHORNDEN O than the ...

The Knighting Of The Sirloin Of Beef By Charles The Second
ANON The Second Charles of England Ro...

Neighbors Of The Christ Night
NORA ARCHIBALD SMITH Deep in the shelter of ...

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





Christmas Carol






JAMES S. PARK

So crowded was the little town
On the first Christmas day,
Tired Mary Mother laid her down
To rest upon the hay.
(Ah, would my door might have been thrown
Wide open on her way!)

But when the Holy Babe was born
In the deep hush of night,
It seemed as if a Sabbath morn
Had come with sacred light.
Child Jesus made the place forlorn
With his own beauty bright.

The manger rough was all his rest;
The cattle, having fed,
Stood silent by, or closer pressed,
And gravely wondered.
(Ah, Lord, if only that my breast
Had cradled Thee instead!)





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