God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen

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God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen is a traditional Christmas carol retrieved from Christmas in Poetry: Carols and Poems (1922). Arranged by Dinah Maria Mulock.
An illustration for the story God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen by the author Anonymous
Adoration of the Shepherds by Gerard van Honthorst
An illustration for the story God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen by the author Anonymous
Adoration of the Shepherds by Gerard van Honthorst
An illustration for the story God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen by the author Anonymous
God rest ye, merry gentlemen; let nothing you dismay,
For Jesus Christ, our Saviour, was born on Christmas-day.
The dawn rose red o’er Bethlehem, the stars shone through the gray,
When Jesus Christ, our Saviour, was born on Christmas-day.
God rest ye, little children; let nothing you affright,
For Jesus Christ, your Saviour, was born this happy night;
Along the hills of Galilee the white flocks sleeping lay,
When Christ, the child of Nazareth, was born on Christmas-day.
God rest ye, all good Christians; upon this blessed morn
The Lord of all good Christians was of a woman born:
Now all your sorrows He doth heal, your sins He takes away;
For Jesus Christ, our Saviour, was born on Christmas-day.

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