Thou crownest the year with Thy goodness.@Psalm 65:11
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Marcia M. B. Goodwin
(1831–1885)

Mar­cia M. B. Good­win, in Songs of Glo­ry, ed­it­ed by James Fill­more (Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio: Fill­more Bro­thers, 1874), pag­es 100-01.

James H. Fill­more (🔊 pdf nwc).

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James H. Fillmore, Sr.
(1849–1936)

New Year is coming, is coming,
Children exultingly cry;
Join in the strain, in the glad refrain,
Swelling the chorus on high.

Refrain

Happy New Year, happy New Year,
Joy-bells ring loudly, ring loudly and clear.
Happy New Year, happy New Year,
Joy-bells ring loudly and clear.

New Year is coming, is coming,
Watchers are meeting to pray;
Watching to welcome the New Year in,
As Old Year passes away.

Refrain

New Year is coming, is coming,
New Year is coming tonight;
Give of our store to the needy poor,
Fill their sad hearts with delight.

Refrain

New Year is coming, is coming,
New Year is coming tonight;
Lift up your voices and join our song,
Hail the young king with delight;

Refrain