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The Angels
WILLIAM DRUMMOND Run, shepherds, run where B...

The Spirit Of Christmas
From Pickwick Papers. CHARLES DICKENS And numerou...

Inexhaustibility Of The Subject Of Christmas
LEIGH HUNT So many things have been said of late yea...

A Christmas Song
TUDOR JENKS When mother-love makes all thing...

On Santa Claus
GEORGE A. BAKER, JR. Brave old times those were. In ...

The Birth Of Christ
ALFRED TENNYSON The time draws near the birt...

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





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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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