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The Queerest Christmas
GRACE MARGARET GALLAHER BETTY stood at her door, g...

The Christmas Silence
MARGARET DELAND Hushed are the pigeons cooin...

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

The Goblins' Christmas
The Shepherds And The Angels
ADAPTED FROM THE BIBLE AND there were shepherds in...

Masters In This Hall
ANONYMOUS To Bethlem did they go, the shephe...

The Festival Of St Nicholas
MARY MAPES DODGE We all know how, before the Christm...





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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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