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Glad Christmas Comes Again

The merry bells for us they ring

Author: H. N. Sutcliffe (before 1917)
Tune: [The merry bells for us they ring]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The merry bells for us they ring,
For us they ring, for us they ring;
A message of great joy they bring,
Great joy they bring, great joy they bring;
They tell of Christ the little child,
Of peace, goodwill and mercy mild;
They ring o’er earth a sweet refrain,
Glad Christmas comes again.

They ring, they ring a sweet refrain,
Glad Christmas comes again.

2 Those dear to us with joy we greet,
With joy we greet, with joy we greet;
Round festive board old friends we meet,
Old friends we meet, old friends we meet;
With harmless jest and faces bright,
Without a care, with hearts so light,
We’ll banish sorrow and all pain;
Glad Christmas comes again. [Refrain]

3 O happy day when Christ was born,
When Christ was born, when Christ was born;
The best of days is this glad morn,
Is this glad morn, is this glad morn;
To men there comes sweet joy and peace,
The dawn of life which shall not cease;
Oh bells, ring out the heav’nly strain,
Glad Christmas comes again. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9255

Author: H. N. Sutcliffe

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Text Information

First Line: The merry bells for us they ring
Title: Glad Christmas Comes Again
Author: H. N. Sutcliffe (before 1917)
Source: Carols Old and Carols New by Charles L. Hutchins (Boston: Parish Choir, 1916)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: They ring, they ring a sweet refrain
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #9255
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #9255

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