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Chantons, bergers, noel, noel

Full Text

1. Shepherds! Shake off your drowsy sleep,
Rise and leave your silly sheep;
Angels from Heav’n around loud singing,
Tidings of great joy are bringing,

Refrain
Shepherds! The chorus come and swell!
Sing Nowell, O sing Nowell!

2. Hark! Even now the bells ring ’round;
Listen to their merry sound!
Hark! How the birds new songs are making,
As if winter’s chains were breaking, [Refrain]

3. Cometh at length the age of peace,
Strife and sorrow now shall cease;
Prophets foretold the wondrous story
Of this Heaven-born Prince of glory, [Refrain]

4. Shepherds! Then up and quick away!
Seek the Babe ere break of day;
He is the hope of every nation,
All in Him shall find salvation, [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6299

Text Information

First Line: Shepherds, shake off your drowsy sleep
Title: Chantons, bergers, noel, noel
Refrain First Line: Shepherds, the chorus come and swell

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The Cyber Hymnal #6299
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