The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Santa Claus

Author: William Canton (1845-1926)

Source: William Canton, In Memory of W. V. (London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1901), p. 169.

We Flaxen-poll and Golden-head,
They both are sleeping, rosy-red;
And loving hands that make no noise
Have filled each stocking full of toys.

Oh, think! unslumbering and forlorn,
Perchance one little Babe new-born
Lies wondering that we never saw
Him too, in spirit, in the straw.

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