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In The Hallowed Manger

In the hallowed manger

Author: R. E. Adderley
Tune: [In the hallowed manger]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In the hallowed manger
Sleeps the Holy Child;
Love and light shine from Him,
Though the winter’s wild:
Earth-storms yet may gather,
Looming large and loud,
Time has touched th’Eternal,
Light is in the cloud.

Refrain:
Glory to God!
Hark, how the welkin rings,
And night is wooed to mirth:
High minstrels hover
On adoring wings,
And breathe God’s peace,
God’s peace, on earth.

2 At the hallowed manger,
Bowed in faith before,
Love’s divinest vision,
Simple swains adore:
Still true hearts discover
That entrancing sight,
Still the Babe of Bethlehem
Leads pure souls to light. [Refrain]

3 At the hallowed manger,
In our Babe’s pure birth,
Wistful hope is finding
Sanctity for earth:
For the light that reddened
Once that midnight sky,
Flames where still that Child heart
Saves humanity. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10777

Author: R. E. Adderley

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Text Information

First Line: In the hallowed manger
Title: In The Hallowed Manger
Author: R. E. Adderley
Source: Carols Old and Carols New, by Charles L. Hutchins (Boston: Parish Choir, 1916)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Glory to God!
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10777
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #10777

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