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4208. Merry, Merry Chiming Bells

1. Merry, merry chiming bells,
Clear and sweet their carol swells,
Joyful news their music tells,
Glory in the highest:

Refrain
Glory be to God on high,
Glory in the highest.

2. In a manger far away,
Once the infant Savior lay;
We will sing His birth today,
Glory in the highest: [Refrain]

3. Let the glorious tidings fly,
Angels sing, and earth reply;
Glory be to God on high!
Glory in the highest: [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Merry, merry chiming bells
Title: Merry, Merry Chiming Bells
Author: Frances Jane (Fanny) Crosby (1865)
Refrain First Line: Glory be to God on high
Language: English
Source: The Sunday School Banner, by Theodore E. Perkins (New York: William B. Bradbury, 1865)
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [Merry, merry chiming bells]
Composer: George Edgar Oliver (before 1904)
Incipit: 52315 23165 51555
Key: A Major
Source: The Abridged Academy Song-Book, by Charles H. Levermore (Boston, Massachusetts: Ginn & Company, 1903), page 224
Copyright: Public Domain



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