The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Awake, Arise, Rejoice And Sing

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. 13.

Awake, arise, rejoice and sing,
To see the blessed morn,
Awake, awake, lift up your voice,
Our Saviour Christ is born.

Oh happy night that brought forth light,
Which made the blind to see,
The dayspring from the high came down,
To cheer and visit thee.

Come let us join with angels then,
Our God to glorify,
Peace be on earth, good-will to men,
Glory be to God on high.

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