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CAROL C. M. D.
Rev. EDMUND H. SEARS, 1850
RICHARD S. WILLIS, 1850
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1. It came
the mid-night clear, That glo - rious song of old, 2. Still thro' the clo - ven skies they come, With peace-ful wings un - furled, 3. And ye, be - neath life's crushing load, Whose forms are bend-ing low, 4. For lo, the days are bastening on, By propb-et bards fore - told,
From an - gels bend-ing near the earth To touch their harps of
all the wea - ry
circ - ling years Comes round the age of
gold: world : slow,gold;
“Peace on the earth, good-will to men From heav'n's all-gra-cious King:”
A-bove its sad and low - ly plains They bend on hov-'ring wing,
all the earth Its an - cient splen-dors iling,
The world in sol-emn still-ness lay, To hear the an-gels sing.
O rest be - side the wea - ry road, And hear the an-gels sing.
BETHLEHEM C. M. D. (Sullivan)
Old Carol, arr. by ARTHUR SULLIVAN
NAHUN TATE, 1703
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of the Lord came down, And glo ry shone a - round. Sav - iour, who is Christ the Lord; And this shall be the sign :
gels prais-ing God, who thus Ad - dress'd their joy - ful song,
“Glad tid - ings of great joy I bring To you and all man-kind."
All mean - ly wrapt in swath-ing bands, And in man- ger laid." Good-will hence-forth from heav'n to men,Be - gin, and nev er cease." A-men.
ANTIOCH C. M. D.
Rev. ISAAC WATTS, 1719
Arr. fr. G. F. HANDBL, 1744
1. Joy to the world! the Lord is come: Let earth re-ceive her King; 2. Joy
to the earth; the Sav - iour reigns; Let men their songs em-ploy; 3. No more let sins and sor
Nor thorns in - fest the ground; 4. He rules the world with truth and grace,
And makes the na
ADESTE FIDELES Irregular
Anon. Latin, 17th Century
1. O come, all ye faith-ful, joy-ful and tri-umph-ant, O come ye to
Sing, choirs of an - gels, sing in ex - ult - a - tion, Sing, all 3. Hail! Lord, we greet Thee, born this hap-py morn- ing, O Je - sus! for
Beth-le-hem with one glad ac- cord. Lo! in
man- ger lies the King of hear in heav- en God's ho - ly word. Give to our Fa-ther glo - ry in the
er more be Thy name a-dored. Word of the Fa- ther, now in flesh ap