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Hang up the baby's stocking

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1 Hang up the baby's stocking,
Be sure you don't forget,
The dear little dimpled darling,
she never saw Christmas yet;
But I've told her all about it,
and she opened her big blue eyes;
And I'm sure she understands me,
She looked so funny and wise.

Hand up the baby's stocking,
Be sure you don't forget,
The dear little dimpled darling,
She never saw Christmas yet.

2 Dear, what a tiny stocking1
It doesn't take mush to hold
Such little pink toes as baby's
Away from the frost and cold;
But then for the baby's Christmas
It will never do at all,
Why Santa wouldn't be looking
For anything half so small. [Chorus]

3 I know what we'll get the baby,
I've tho't on the very best plan,
I'll borrow a stocking from grandma,
The longest that ever I can;
And you'll hand it by mine, dear mother,
Right here in the corner so-
And write a letter to Santa,
And fasten it on to the toe. [Chorus]

4 Write, "This is the baby's stocking,
That hands in the corner here,
You never have seen her, Santa,
For she only came this year;
But she's just the blessedest baby,
And now before you go,
Just cram her sock with goodies,
From the top clean down to the toe." [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #177

Author: J. Smith

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First Line: Hang up the baby's stocking
Author: J. Smith
Copyright: Public Domain



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