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

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

The First New England Christmas
G. L. STONE AND M. G. FICKETT IT WAS a warm and pl...

The Night After Christmas
ANNE P.L. FIELD Twas the night after Christm...

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

A Visit From St Nicholas
CLEMENT C. MOORE 'Twas the night before Chri...

A Merry Christmas To You
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When The Stars Of Morning Sang






ANNE P.L. FIELD

When the stars of morning sang
Long ago,
Sweet the air with music rang
Through the snow,
There beside the mother mild
Slept the blessed Christmas child,--
Slumber holy, undefiled--
Here below.

When the wise men traveled far
Through the night,
Following the guiding star
Pure and bright,
Lo! it stood above the place
Sanctified by Heaven's grace,
And upon the Christ-Child's face
Shed its light.

When the world lay hushed and still
Christmas morn,
Suddenly were skies athrill--
Christ is born!
Angel voices, high and clear,
Chanted tidings of good cheer,
See, the Infant King is here,
Christ is born!





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