The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

To Celebrate Our Saviour's Birth

For the Christmas-tide

Words: English Traditional

Music: Not Stated

Source: A Selection of Carols, Pieces, and Anthems, Suitable for Christmas. (London: W. Kent and Co.; Penzance: F. Rodda, ca. 1872), p. 50.

To celebrate Our Saviour's birth,
    Our cheerful songs to heaven we'll raise,
In grateful strains of pious mirth,
    O sing our great Redeemer's praise.

His wondrous and unbounded love
    Is far beyond conception great,
Then let our cheerful accents move,
    With angels that around him wait.

Glory to God and peace to men,
    Shall ever be our constant theme ;
Whilst heaven and earth echo again,
    And both a single concert seem.

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