Twas the Night Before Christmas

  • Twas the Night Before Christmas

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    Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house

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  • Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;

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    The stockings were hung by the chimney with care

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  • In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;

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    The children were nestled all snug in their beds,

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  • While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads;

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    And mamma in her kerchief, and I in my cap,

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  • Had just settled our brains for a long winter’s nap,

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    When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,

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  • I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter.

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    Away to the window I flew like a flash,

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  • Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash.

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    The moon on the breast of the new-fallen snow

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  • Gave the lustre of mid-day to objects below,

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    When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,

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  • But a miniature sleigh, and eight tiny reindeer,

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    With a little old driver, so lively and quick,

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  • I knew in a moment it must be St. Nick.

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    More rapid than eagles his coursers they came,

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