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Christmas
NAHUM TATE While shepherds watch'd their flo...

A Christmas Letter From Australia
DOUGLAS SLADEN 'Tis Christmas, and the North win...

Christmas Song
EDMUND HAMILTON SEARS Calm on the listening ...

Christmas Under The Snow
OLIVE THORNE MILLER IT WAS just before Christmas, ...

Brightest And Best Of The Sons Of The Morning
REGINALD HEBER Brightest and best of the Son...

The Waits
MARGARET DELAND At the break of Christmas Da...

Sly Santa Claus
MRS. C.S. STONE All the house was asleep, ...





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ANONYMOUS

God rest you, merry gentlemen!
May nothing you dismay;
Not even the dyspeptic plats
Through which you'll eat your way;
Nor yet the heavy Christmas bills
The season bids you pay;
No, nor the ever tiresome need
Of being to order gay;

Nor yet the shocking cold you'll catch
If fog and slush hold sway;
Nor yet the tumbles you must bear
If frost should win the day;
Nor sleepless nights--they're sure to come--
When waits attune their lay;
Nor pantomimes, whose dreariness
Might turn macassar gray;

Nor boisterous children, home in heaps,
And ravenous of play;
Nor yet--in fact, the host of ills
Which Christmases array.
God rest you, merry gentlemen,
May none of these dismay!





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