Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas

Christmas in lands of the fir-tree and pine

Author: Phillips Brooks
Tune: [Christmas in lands of the fir-tree and pine]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Christmas in lands of the fir tree and pine,
Christmas in lands of the palm tree and vine;
Christmas where snow peaks stand solemn and white,
Christmas where corn fields lie sunny and bright.

Refrain:
Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas tonight!

2 Christmas where children are hopeful and gay,
Christmas where old men are patient and gray,
Christmas where peace, like a dove in its flight,
Broods over brave men in thick of the fight. [Refrain]

3 See the young Child who is Master of all,
No place too great, and no cottage too small;
Angels who welcome Him sing from the height,
"City of David, with royalty bright!" [Refrain]

4 Let every heart keep its Christmas within
Pity for sorrow, and hatred for sin.
Care for the weakest, and courage for right,
Dread of the darkness, and love of the light. [Refrain]

5 Stars of the midnight which compass us round
See a strange glory, and hear a sweet sound;
"Look, see the earth is aflame with delight:
Sons of the morning, rejoice at the sight!" [Refrain]


Source: The Cyber Hymnal #5865

Author: Phillips Brooks

Brooks, Phillips, D.D., was born at Boston, Dec. 13, 1835, graduated at Harvard College 1855, and was ordained in 1859. Successively Rector of the Church of the Advent, Philadelphia, and Trinity Church, Boston, he became Bishop of Mass. in 1891, and died at Boston in Jan., 1893. His Carol, "O little town of Bethlehem," was written for his Sunday School in 1868, the author having spent Christmas, 1866, at Bethlehem. His hymn, "God hath sent His angels to the earth again," is dated 1877. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Christmas in lands of the fir-tree and pine
Title: Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas
Author: Phillips Brooks

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The Cyber Hymnal #5865
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