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Page 184 - He came down to earth from heaven Who is God and Lord of all, And his shelter was a stable, And his cradle was a stall : With the poor, and mean, and lowly, Lived on earth our Saviour holy.
Page 69 - I must have fainted, because the next thing I knew I was down on the hearthrug crying rust spots all over the brasses.
Page 178 - I'd find myself a-mumblin' and a-singin' and a-laughin' and a-shoutin' to myself." An old woman came walking down the valley to " take Christmas
Page 184 - Once in royal David's city Stood a lowly cattle shed, Where a mother laid her Baby In a manger for His bed.
Page 179 - Swaggerty was trimmed up, adding with rustic humor that he " even met an old hog running down the road with a twig sticking out of each ear.
Page 182 - Children, we ain't got no bell to ring but let's sing her.' So we sang her: ' Oh, the heaven bells is ringin'.
Page 178 - Skidmore worked two days and two nights without taking off her clothes, to make up old newspapers into trimming for her house, snipping the whole night through by the light from her hearth.
Page 178 - Each house was first flanked on the outside with green boughs and these hung with scraps of paper, bits of cloth, dead rabbits, tobacco signs, anything that came to hand, provided only it had color.