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All Hail, Ye Merry Folk Today

All hail, ye merry folk today

Author: H. G. Rosedale
Tune: [All hail, ye merry folk today]
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 All hail, ye merry folk today,
All hail, we sing our gladsome lay,
Come list to us as we do say,
Our carol gay.

Refrain:
Noel, Noel, we sing Noel,
And this the angels came to tell,
For God who doeth all things well
With man doth dwell.

2 Begone all gloom, cast grief aside,
May joy with us for aye abide,
What better deed could us betide,
Than death defied. [Refrain]

3 Come let us seek the infant King,
And homage pay, and to Him bring
Our hearts as fittest offering,
And to Him sing. [Refrain]

4 Seek not ye palace rich or grand,
Nor with the greatest men to stand,
But join a lowly pilgrim band
In Israel’s land. [Refrain]

5 Lo! there we find Him, greatest, best,
Who in a manger deigns to rest,
Who by His life ye world hath blest,
Most welcome guest. [Refrain]

6 With us your happy songs unite,
Within your hearts to dwell, invite
The God who doeth all things right,
Your soul to light. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7926

Author: H. G. Rosedale

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Text Information

First Line: All hail, ye merry folk today
Title: All Hail, Ye Merry Folk Today
Author: H. G. Rosedale
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Noel, Noel, we sing Noel
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #7926
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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