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I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day by Longfellow

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\uap style="font-weight: bold; font-family: serif; font-size: medium;">I heard the bells on Christmas day
Their old familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet the words repeat
Of peace on earth, good will to men.

\uap style="font-weight: bold; font-family: serif; font-size: medium;">And thought how, as the day had come,
The belfries of all Christendom
Had rolled along the unbroken song
Of peace on earth, good will to men.

\uap style="font-weight: bold; font-family: serif; font-size: medium;">Till ringing, singing on its way
The world revolved from night to day,
A voice, a chime, a chant sublime
Of peace on earth, good will to men.

\uap style="font-weight: bold; font-family: serif; font-size: medium;">And in despair I bowed my head
“There is no peace on earth,” I said,
“For hate is strong and mocks the song
Of peace on earth, good will to men.”

\uap style="font-weight: bold; font-family: serif; font-size: medium;">Then pealed the bells more loud and deep:
“God is not dead, nor doth He sleep;
The wrong shall fail, the right prevail
With peace on earth, good will to men.”

\uadiv>\uaHeny Wadsworth Longfellow\ua/div>

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