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Slowly fall the snowflakes

Slowly fall the snowflakes

Tune: [Slowly fall the snowflakes]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

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1. Slowly fall the snowflakes, clothing earth in white,
Sweetly bells are chiming, on this Christmas night;
Dark the earth aforetime, white on Christmas morn;
Christ the curse reversing—Mary’s Son is born.

2. Slowly fall the snowflakes, virgin-white the sod,
In the chill descending, like the grace of God;
Wild the varied chimings, one tale only tell—
Lies in Bethlehem’s manger great Emmanuel.

3. Slowly fall the snowflakes, hang the holly high,
Bright its berries greeting God Incarnate nigh;
Dark the earth no longer, barren nevermore,
Grace-flowers spring to blossom on th’eternal shore.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6151

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First Line: Slowly fall the snowflakes


The Cyber Hymnal #6151
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