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Neighbors Of The Christ Night
NORA ARCHIBALD SMITH Deep in the shelter of ...

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

A Simple Bill Of Fare For A Christmas Dinner
H.H. All good recipe-books give bills of fare for di...

Hymn For Christmas
FELICIA HEMANS Oh! lovely voices of the sky ...

The Goblins' Christmas
Santa Claus At Simpson's Bar
BRET HARTE It was nearly midnight when the festiviti...

The Ceremonies For Christmas Day
ROBERT HERRICK Kindle the Christmas brand, a...





The Christmas Fires






ANNE P.L. FIELD

The Christmas fires brightly gleam
And dance among the holly boughs,
The Christmas pudding's spicy steam
With fragrance fills the house,
While merry grows each friendly soul
Over the foaming wassail bowl.

Resplendent stands the glitt'ring tree,
Weighted with gifts for old and young,
The children's faces shine with glee,
And joyous is each tongue,
While lads and lassies come and go
Under the festive mistletoe.

When suddenly the frosty air
Is filled with music, voices sweet,
Lo! see the Christmas waits are there
Snow-crowned and bare of feet,
Yet high and clear their voices ring,
And glad their Christmas carolling.





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