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The Goblins Christmas
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Under The Holly-bough
CHARLES MACKAY Ye who have scorned each othe...

A Christmas Carol
CHRISTIAN BURKE The trees are hung with crys...

A Christmas Star
KATHERINE PYLE "COME now, my dear little stars," s...

The Shepherds In Judea
MARY AUSTIN Oh, the Shepherds in Judea, ...

The Cratchits' Christmas Dinner
(Adapted) CHARLES DICKENS SCROOGE and the Ghost...

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





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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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