The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

The Stars Look Down

"Christmas Then and Now"

A Christmas Carol

Words: Cyrus Townsend Brady.

Music: Alsop Leffingwell
MIDI / Noteworthy Composer / PDF

Source: Cyrus Townsend Brady, A Little Book for Christmas (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1917), pp. 83-85.

The Stars look down
On David's town,
While angels sing in Winter night;
The Shepherds pray,
And far away
The Wise Men follow guiding light.

Little Christ Child
By Mary Mild
In Manger lies without the Inn;
Of Man the Son,
Yet God in One,
To save the lost in World of Sin.

Still stars look down
On David's town
And still the Christ Child dwells with men,
What thought give we
To such as He,
Or souls who live in Sin as then?

Show we our love
To Him above
By offering others' grief to share;
And Christmas cheer
For all the year
Bestow to lighten pain and care.

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