Hail, sweet Babe, so pure and holy!
Hail, fair Son of Mary blest!
Royal Infant in a manger,
Thou art gently laid to rest.
Filled with awe and tender rapture,
Tears of joy Thy mother weeps,
Through the night Thy foster father
By Thee faithful vigil keeps.
Tune Title: BARANQUILLAFirst Line: Hail, sweet Babe, so pure and holyComposer: George Edgar OliverIncipit: 31556 76655 67171Key: B♭ MajorSource: Carols Old and Carols New, by Charles L. Hutchins (Boston, Massachusetts: Parish Choir, 1916), number 263