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Christ's Nativity
HENRY VAUGHAN Awake, glad heart! get up and ...

Stand And Wait
I. CHRISTMAS EVE. "They've come! they've come!"...

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

Christmas Carol
PHILLIPS BROOKS The earth has grown old with...

Little Girl's Christmas
WINNIFRED E. LINCOLN IT WAS Christmas Eve, and Lit...

The Shepherd's Song
EDMUND BOLTON Sweet music, sweeter far ...

Christmas Eve At Mr Wardle's
From Pickwick Papers CHARLES DICKENS From the cen...

Old Christmas Returned

All you that to feasting and mirth are inclined,
Come here is good news for to pleasure your mind,
Old Christmas is come for to keep open house,
He scorns to be guilty of starving a mouse:
Then come, boys, and welcome for diet the chief,
Plum-pudding, goose, capon, minced pies, and roast beef.

The holly and ivy about the walls wind
And show that we ought to our neighbors be kind,
Inviting each other for pastime and sport,
And where we best fare, there we most do resort;
We fail not of victuals, and that of the chief,
Plum-pudding, goose, capon, minced pies, and roast beef.

All travellers, as they do pass on their way,
At gentlemen's halls are invited to stay,
Themselves to refresh, and their horses to rest,
Since that he must be Old Christmas's guest;
Nay, the poor shall not want, but have for relief,
Plum-pudding, goose, capon, minced pies, and roast beef.

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