The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Ring Out, O Bells! Your Peals Today

Author: Unknown

Music: Unknown
MIDI / Noteworthy Composer / PDF

Source: Carol #573, Rev. Charles Lewis Hutchins, Carols Old and Carols New (Boston: Parish Choir, 1916)

 1. Ring out, O bells, your peals today,
O ring, and do not cease;
For in a manger, far away,
Is born the Prince of Peace.

Chorus
Ring on, ye bells, O sweetly ring,
While we with happy voices sing!
Ring on, ring on,
Ring on, ye bells,
O sweetly ring, sweetly ring!

2. The shepherds, far on Bethl'hem's plain,
Who guard their flocks by night,
See in the heav'n a shining star,
With wondrous glory bright. Chorus

3. This was the star that hailed the birth
Of Jesus Christ the Lord;
The Son and Type of Righteousness,
Whom angels fair adored. Chorus

4. Now let us join, with one accord,
And joyful be our praise;
Ring out, O bells, and sweetly chime
Your merry Christmas lays! Chorus

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Sheet Music from Charles L. Hutchins, Carols Old and Carols New (Boston: Parish Choir, 1916)

 

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