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The Fir Tree
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN Out in the forest stood a pr...

While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night
MARGARET DELAND Like small curled feathers, ...

The Glad Evangel
KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN When the Child of Nazareth w...

Hymn For The Nativity
EDWARD THRING Happy night and happy silence ...

They Saw A Great Light
CHAPTER I. ANOTHER GENERATION. "Here he comes! ...

Little Girl's Christmas
WINNIFRED E. LINCOLN IT WAS Christmas Eve, and Lit...

The Birds' Christmas
F. E. MANN Founded on fact. "CHICKADEE-DEE-DEE-...





The Waits






MARGARET DELAND

At the break of Christmas Day,
Through the frosty starlight ringing,
Faint and sweet and far away,
Comes the sound of children, singing,
Chanting, singing,
_Cease to mourn,
For Christ is born,
Peace and joy to all men bringing!_

Careless that the chill winds blow,
Growing stronger, sweeter, clearer,
Noiseless footfalls in the snow
Bring the happy voices nearer;
Hear them singing,
_Winter's drear,
But Christ is here,
Mirth and gladness with Him bringing!_

Merry Christmas! hear them say,
As the East is growing lighter;
May the joy of Christmas Day
Make your whole year gladder, brighter!
Join their singing,
_To each home
Our Christ has come,
All Love's treasures with Him bringing!_





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