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The End Of The Play
WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY The play is done...

A Christmas Carol
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Santa Claus At Simpson's Bar
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Christmas Waits In Boston
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Daily Bread
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Hymn On The Nativity
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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
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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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