The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Far & Wide All The Earth

Words: George R. Woodward

Source: Rev. George R. Woodward, The Babe Of Bethlehem, Being Some Christmas Carols (48 West Hill, Highgate Village, 1923), #04

1. Far & wide all the earth is fulfilled wi gladness,
Viewing God from above in this valley o sadness:
Lo! the gifts that the Kings out of Orient bear me,
While the heavens by tongue of a starlet declare me.

2. Angel armies in worship are caroling oer me;
Fro the land the good herdmen in wonder adore me.
For a fiery throne, I am laid in a manger:
Mother, sing; for ye see me on earth here a stranger.

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