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The Child's Own Music Book/Hark! the Herald Angels Sing

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HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SING

F. Mendelssohn

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\new Lyrics \lyricsto "melody" { \set stanza = #"1. " Hark, the her -- ald an -- gels sing "\"Glo" -- ry to the new born King! Peace on earth and mer -- cy mild, God and sin -- ners re -- con -- "ciled.\"" Joy -- ful all ye na -- tions rise Join the tri -- umph of the skies, With th'an -- gel -- ic host pro -- claim, "\"Christ" is born in Beth -- le -- "hem.\"" }
\new Lyrics \lyricsto "melody" { \set stanza = #"2. " Christ by high -- est Heav'n a -- dored; Christ the ev -- er -- last -- in Lord; Late in time be -- hold in come, Off -- spring of the fav -- ored one. Veil'd in flesh the God -- head see; Hail th'in -- car -- nate De -- i -- ty: Pleased as man, with men to dwell, Je -- su our Im -- man -- u -- el! Hark the her -- ald an -- gels sing "\"Glo" -- ry _ to the new -- born "King.\"" }
\new Lyrics \lyricsto "melody" { \set stanza = #"3. " Hail! the Heav'n -- born Prince of peace! Hail! the Son of Right -- eous -- ness Light and life to all he brings, Ris'n with heal -- ing in his wings. Midl he lays his glo -- ry by, Born that man no more may die. Born to raise the Sons of earth, Born to given them se -- cond birth. }
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