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Music of the Christmas Bells

The bells chime "Happy Christmas!"

Author: Emma Frances Barrows
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 The bells chime "Happy Christmas!"
We know the joy they bring,
As, with the glad, sweet story
In blest accord we sing.
The "peace, good-will," for ages,
Shall echo and resound,
Till age and youth and childhood
Repeat the joyful sound.

Chorus:
Oh, Christmas bells, ring ever,
Till all the world around,
The joyful soul of music,
Shall to his name resound!

2 This song of joy and gladness,
Our bands must speed away,
To children who ne'er heard it,
The news of Christmas day.
Till millions swell the chorus,—
In unison will chime,
The glad, sweet bells at Christmas,
In every distant clime. [Chorus]

Source: Bible Study Songs: for junior societies, junior and primary Sunday schools #153b

Author: Emma Frances Barrows

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Text Information

First Line: The bells chime "Happy Christmas!"
Title: Music of the Christmas Bells
Author: Emma Frances Barrows
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Oh, Christmas bells, ring ever
Publication Date: 1899
Copyright: Public domain.
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