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December
HARRIET F. BLODGETT I Oh! holly branc...

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

Ballade Of Christmas Ghosts
ANDREW LANG Between the moonlight and the fi...

The Cratchits' Christmas Dinner
(Adapted) CHARLES DICKENS SCROOGE and the Ghost...

The Waits
MARGARET DELAND At the break of Christmas Da...

Christmas
ANON Once in Royal David's city Stood...

Christmas At Fezziwig's Warehouse
CHARLES DICKENS Yo ho! my boys, said Fezziwig. No mo...





December






HARRIET F. BLODGETT

I

Oh! holly branch and mistletoe.
And Christmas chimes where'er we go.
And stockings pinned up in a row!
These are thy gifts, December!

II

And if the year has made thee old,
And silvered all thy locks of gold,
Thy heart has never been a-cold
Or known a fading ember.

III

The whole world is a Christmas tree,
And stars its many candles be.
Oh! sing a carol joyfully
The year's great feast in keeping!

IV

For once, on a December night
An angel held a candle bright.
And led three wise men by its light
To where a child was sleeping.





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