Little Children, Can You Tell?

Little children, can you tell, Do you know the story well

Tune: CHRISTMAS MORNING (55543)
Published in 62 hymnals

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1 Little children, can you tell,
Do you know the story well,
Every girl and every boy,
Why the angels sing for joy
On the Christmas morning?

2 Shepherds sat upon the ground,
Fleecy flocks were scatter'd round,
When the brightness fill'd the sky,
And a song was heard on high,
On the Christmas morning.

3 "Joy and peace," the angels sang,
Far the pleasant echoes rang;
Peace on earth, to men good will!"
Hark! the angels sing it still
On the Christmas morning.

4 For a little babe that day,
Christ, the Lord of angels, lay,
Born on earth our Lord to be;
This the wondering angels see
On the Christmas morning.

5 Let us sing the angels' song,
And the pleasant sounds prolong:
This fair babe of Bethlehem
Children loves, and kisses them
On the Christmas morning.

6 "Peace" our little hearts shall fill,
"Peace on earth, to men good will!"
Hear us sing the angels' song,
And the pleasant notes prolong,
On the Christmas morning.

Source: The New Sabbath School Hosanna: enlarged and improved: a choice collection of popular hymns and tunes, original and selected: for the Sunday school and the family circle... #106a

Text Information

First Line: Little children, can you tell, Do you know the story well
Title: Little Children, Can You Tell?
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 62 of 62)

Ambassador Hymnal #330

American Sunday School Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #a382

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American Sunday School Hymn Book. New ed. #aa382

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Anniversary and Sabbath School Hymns #108

Bells of Gladness No. 1 #d18

Child Songs #d14

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Children's Praise #73

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Crown of Gold #70

Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses #d58

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Forms and Hymns for Christmas #22

Gems of Christian Song #d24

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Gems of Christmas Song #42

Goodly Pearls for the Sunday School #d76

Gospel Bells #100

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Gospel Bells #100

Heavenly Echoes #d73

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Hymnal for Primary Classes #151

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Hymnal for Primary Classes #151

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Hymns and Carols for Church and Sunday-school #179

Infant Songs #d19

Infant Songs #d19

Let Youth Praise Him #d80

Let Youth Praise Him. 2nd ed. #d62

Little Children's Book #d57

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Little Children's Book #30

Lutheran Sunday School Hymnal. 9th ed. #d113

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Palmer's Sabbath School Songs #68a

Praises for Children #d46

Primary and Junior Hymnal #d44

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Primary School Carols #9

Select Songs for School and Home #d86

Silver Gems in Song #d66

Songs for Children #d82

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Songs for Children #114

Songs for Children, a Collection of Hymns and Other Songs ... #d76

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Songs of Cheer for Children #126

Songs of Praise #d169

Songs of Praise for Sunday Schools, Church Societies and the Home #d174

Sunday School Hymnal #d234

Sunday School Hymns #d84

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The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #382

The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d132

The Children's Hymnal and Service Book #d106

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The Children's Hymnal with Tunes #229

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The Christmas Song Book #32

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The Cyber Hymnal #3596

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The Eclectic Sabbath School Hymn Book #166

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The Hosanna #100

The Message Bird #d48

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The New Sabbath School Hosanna #106a

The Praise Hymnal #264

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The Primary and Junior Hymnal #21

The Primary Sunday School Hymnal #d115

The Reward, for Sunday Schools #d47

The Sabbath School Hosanna #d101

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The Standard Sunday School Hymnal #286

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The Sunday School Hymnal #264

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The Sunday School Hymnal #264

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