Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.@Luke 2:10
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George Cooper (1840-1927)

George Cooper, The Chaplet of Original Hymns and Songs (Boston, Massachusetts: G. D. Russell, 1873), page 55.

Harrison Millard (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Harrison Millard (1830-1895)

List our merry carol,
On this blessèd morn,
For our loving Savior
On Christmas day was born!
There so peaceful sleeping,
Like a flower He lay;
Christ, our loving Savior,
Born on Christmas day;
Christ, our loving Savior,
Born on Christmas day.

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Carol, carol gaily,
Carol on our way;
Christ, our loving Savior,
Born on Christmas day.

See, the star is beaming,
In the radiant East,
And the song of glory
Never more hath ceased!
Banish all unkindness,
Be of gentle will;
Angels ever near us
Carol to us still;
Angels ever near us
Carol to us still.

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Joyful, joyful, tidings
Break upon the earth;
Sing the Savior’s glory,
Tell His wondrous worth!
Every hill and valley,
Clad in pure white snow;
Breathes a merry carol,
Echoed sweet and low;
Breathes a merry carol,
Echoed sweet and low.

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