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Ring, Merry, Merry Bells

Ring merry, merry bells, the Christmas morn

Author: M. Mason
Tune: [Ring, merry, merry bells]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Ring, merry, merry bells,
The Christmas morn!
Ring out a joyous peal!
The Savior comes,
The Christ is born!
He comes to save and heal.

2 Ring, merry, merry bells,
O’er all the land,
By hall and cottage fires—
Let every home
And household band
Hear music from your spires.

3 Ring, merry, merry bells!
There cometh here
The wondrous Truth, at last;
By ancient king
And kingly seer,
So longed for, ages past.

4 Ring, merry, merry bells!
Let hill and vale,
Through all the festal day—
In notes of joy
Repeat the tale
Of Christ, the Living Way.

5 Ring, merry, merry bells!
Our heavy load
We lay, rejoicing, down;
For by His cross
We gain the road
To our eternal crown.

6 Ring, merry, merry bells!
Your carols pour—
Nor let your gladness cease;
The Wonderful!
The Counselor!
The mighty Prince of Peace!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13221

Author: M. Mason

Mason, Marie J. Miss Mason, who desires to remain unknown, contributed the popular hymn, "Saviour, who died for me" (Self-Consecration), to the Christian Songs for the Sunday Schools, N. Y., 1872, p. 156, in 4 stanzas of 8 lines. It was written in 1871. Born in 1822. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907) See also Mary J. Mason. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ring merry, merry bells, the Christmas morn
Title: Ring, Merry, Merry Bells
Author: M. Mason
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #13221
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The Cyber Hymnal #13221

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