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The Fir-tree
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN OUT in the woods stood a n...

Christmas And Rome
The first Christmas this in which a Roman Senate has ...

The Christmas Masquerade
MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN ON Christmas Eve the Mayor...

Minstrels And Maids
WILLIAM MORRIS Outlanders, whence come ye la...

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

A Christmas Carol
CHARLES DICKENS MASTER Peter, and the two ubiquito...

The Shepherds And The Angels
ADAPTED FROM THE BIBLE AND there were shepherds in...





Hymn For Christmas






FELICIA HEMANS

Oh! lovely voices of the sky
Which hymned the Saviour's birth,
Are ye not singing still on high,
Ye that sang, Peace on earth?
To us yet speak the strains
Wherewith, in time gone by,
Ye blessed the Syrian swains,
Oh! voices of the sky!

Oh! clear and shining light, whose beams
That hour Heaven's glory shed,
Around the palms, and o'er the streams,
And on the shepherd's head.
Be near, through life and death,
As in that holiest night
Of hope, and joy, and faith--
Oh! clear and shining light!





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