The Bells

  • I.

  • Edgar Allen Poe

    Hear the sledges with the bellsโ€”

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  • Silver bells!

  • What a world of merriment their melody foretells!

  • How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle,

  • In the icy air of night!

  • Edgar Allen Poe

    While the stars that oversprinkle

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  • All the heavens, seem to twinkle

  • With a crystalline delight;

  • Keeping time, time, time,

  • In a sort of Runic rhyme,

  • To the tintinabulation that so musically wells

  • Edgar Allen Poe

    From the bells, bells, bells, bells,

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  • Bells, bells, bellsโ€”

  • From the jingling and the tinkling of the bells.

  • II.

  • Edgar Allen Poe

    Hear the mellow wedding bells,

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  • Golden bells!

  • What a world of happiness their harmony foretells!

  • Through the balmy air of night