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The Christmas Carol
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH The minstrels played thei...

The Telltale Tile
OLIVE THORNE MILLER IT BEGINS with a bit of gossip...

When The Stars Of Morning Sang
ANNE P.L. FIELD When the stars of morning sa...

Christmas In Seventeen Seventy-six
ANNE HOLLINGSWORTH WHARTON "On Christmas d...

Merry Christmas
ANON In the rush of the merry morning, ...

A Christmas Hymn
ANON Written in the Chapel of the Manger, in the...

A Christmas Carmen
JOHN G. WHITTIER I Sound over all wat...





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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