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Christmas Hymn

A 19th Century American Christmas Hymn Hymn By Sarah Josepha Hale ┬áin Godey’s Lady’s Book and Magazine, December 1859. Sarah J. Hale was one of the editors of Godey’s, and is most remembered as the author of the nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb”. Hail, hail the happy morn, When Christ our Lord was born Sound, sound His praise! The Prince of Righteousness, He came our world to bless, The glorious hymn of “peace” On earth to raise. Angels the song began, And then to ransomed man The strain was given: Hark! joining sweet and mild The voice...

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Fun Ways to Hand Out Christmas Gifts

It undoubtedly adds to the pleasure of Christmas present-giving, and especially if there be young folks in the household, to adopt some original mode of presenting the gifts. The following suggestions as to the distribution of Christmas gifts might also be useful in connection with Sunday school or church Christmas festivals, when novelty in presentation of gifts always adds materially to the pleasure of the occasion.

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